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The Art of Talking & Being Heard

Ironically, the more you talk, the less you are heard. This is a result, not of boring words but of the listener. If you have to fill the conversation with words all the time, it generally ends up being mostly about you, and there really is only so much a person can handle and process at once. 382 more words

Introvert in Denial

I have made a whole heap of discoveries about who I am in the past year.  I’m talking really huge, monumental realisations that have absolutely smashed to smithereens all previous theories about who I am, and who I thought I was.  619 more words

Highly Sensitive Person (HSP)

Introvert vs. Extrovert ~ Several Common Myths

I am an introvert that can be an extrovert if it is absolutely, positively necessary. I tend to spend my time reading, writing, exploring the ideas that pop into my brain to see if they have popped into anyone else’s; in other words, I live my life predominantly in my mind. 651 more words

Basic Personality Types

Cheryl-Lynn reblogged this on Stop the Stigma and commented:

What an interesting post on myths of Introvert vs. Extrovert, written by A Bipolar Journey Through The Rabbit Hole (see Blogs of Interest on my menu) I have been known to be an extrovert and boy oh boy, do I put my foot in mouth at times...but in my work, I am quite comfortable with silence ...and long silences too.  I admire those who wait a bit before adding to a conversation and thinking things through...I wonder over time if we can sway a bit towards one more.  I know when doing the Myers Brigg Personality Test for the umpteenth time, I used to be ENFG but the E and I are racing ...seems I am thinking more.  Maybe living alone, reading more and now writing has helped...not sure. Cheryl-Lynn  

5 Tips on Building Relationships For Your Success

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“If you give to others, you will be given a full amount in return. 569 more words

Zoe M. McCarthy

Being an Introvert

Sometimes it is hard to work out what constitutes introversion and what constitutes extroversion. I definitely feel as though I am an introvert. This doesn’t mean that I don’t get lonely but it does mean that I do like to be alone sometimes. 220 more words


Arguing in favour of the Introvert.

A book by Susan Cain sheds some light on that quiet section of the population known as the ‘Quiet ones.’

Cain seeks to celebrate the quiet, retiring types and asks why society feels the need to push them into the spotlight – a painfully uncomfortable place for the introvert. 102 more words

The Solitude of an Extrovert

Campus activities, intramurals, sporting events, camping trips, games of frisbee golf, random trips at three in the morning to get Taco Bell or donuts. Any situation where interaction with others is extremely encouraged is where I long to be. 796 more words