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An Introvert in an Extroverted World

Some people like to take personality tests, including me. I have always been curious to see if the test could reveal a hidden truth about me. 1,115 more words

Jeanne reblogged this on Slowing The Pace and commented:

Thank you for writing this. It helps in describing some personality differences and helps ME explain the "why" parts to family and friends.

In my silence.....

In my silence I am lost in my thoughts and fighting my own battles, therefore, do not mistake it for arrogance.

Somehow I feel that the extroverts can never understand this …. 17 more words


Alone vs. Lonely

On the introvert-extrovert scale, I don’t even quality as an ambivert: I am about 80% introverted. I love my family and friends dearly, I adore making chitchat with strangers in lines, and I can out cocktail party chatter even an 80% extrovert. 619 more words


Being Real

Even in his prime he was nothing fancy.  Built like a teddy bear but with the floppy ears of a dog, “Branigin” was (and remains) my favorite stuffed animal.  957 more words

African American


TELEPHONE, n. Jarring alarm system. (See also: Interruption.)


15 Things Introverts Don’t Do At Work That Makes Them Excel

Raise your hand if you’re an introvert.

Introverts are everywhere (one out of every two or three people you know). And they are like icebergs. What you see on the surface is only a small percentage of their entire selves. 1,572 more words


Jeanne reblogged this on Slowing The Pace and commented:

Thank you for sharing.

Understanding the Introvert Cycle: Why We Go From Irritable to Ever-Loving

You’re driving me crazy. When are you coming home? ~ Laid, by James

I always loved the above lyric.  It tickled me how the singer was so tired of his girlfriend’s constant presence but in the end wanted to make sure he’d see her later. 805 more words

Introversion And Highly Sensitive Persons

Jeanne reblogged this on Slowing The Pace and commented:

Interesting and enlightening..thanks for sharing.