To Be Alone With Our Thoughts

‘For introverts, to be alone with our thoughts is as restorative as sleeping, as...


Be A Loner, Make Your Life Worth Living

‘Be a loner. That gives you time to wonder, to search for the truth. Have holy...


I Failed At Mindfulness

Like many internally-focussed introverts, I have a rich interior world. But I also have a tendency to overthink and...


declutter epiphanies

The Joy Of Less: 4 Decluttering Epiphanies That Have Changed My Life

The past few weeks have been amongst the most stressful of my life. Even if I weren’t feeling the effects in poor sleep...


Dear Introvert: No, You're Not The Only One

You may have heard about the new Louder Minds Facebook Group, where introverts have literally united, separately, in their own...


Feeling Overwhelmed: How To Find Balance If You're An Introvert

I Was A Faux Extrovert Like many readers of this blog, I spent much of my adult life as a faux extrovert. What do I mean by...


The Pleasure Of Doing Things Alone

Craig and I recently took my mum out for dinner. At the table beside us was a woman dining by herself. I noticed her, partly...


All Peopled Out: How To Recharge If You're An Introvert

If you’re an introvert, then you’re probably familiar with something I call introvert overload. It’s the...


You Have To Be Alone To Develop All The Idiosyncrasies That Make A Person Interesting - Andy Warhol

People are always so boring when they band together. You have to be alone to develop all the idiosyncrasies that make a person...


What The Show 'Friends' Taught Me About Being A Happy Introvert

One of my all-time favourite TV comedies is Friends. I’ve watched every episode at least twice, yeah okay three four times....