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Being Shy, Introverted or Highly Sensitive in the Arts by Douglas E. Patient ExpertFacebook Posted Thu 29 Aug 2013 8:23pm Many actors, writers and other creative people are considered shy or introverted or highly sensitive. These are not the same thing but can overlap. But why would Introversion fit so well with creative expression? Psychiatrist and psychotherapist Carl Jung identified it as a core personality trait, and The Myers & Briggs Foundation page ... Read on »
Understanding Introverts by Susan H. Patient ExpertFacebook Posted Fri 22 May 2009 10:13pm I must admit, I was a bit of a social misfit as a child. I much preferred individual projects over group activities. Oral reports filled me with fear and dread. I wasn’t interested in team sports, and going to parties really didn’t excite me. I often wondered what was “wrong” with me. I really didn’t feel like the term “shy” fit me. I didn’t act li ... Read on »
Are You An Introvert? How To Feel Safe In The World by Michele Rosenthal Posted Fri 20 Apr 2012 8:44am While not exactly on the same level, the introvert and people who struggle with PTSD share some similar feelings. Borrowing from an introvert’s strategies for managing in a loud and mostly extrovert world can be helpful. If you can’t choose the environment you’ll be in the next best thing is to make the environment comfortable ... Read on »
Quiet, The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking: A Book Review by RunningForDummies Posted Mon 31 Dec 2012 6:38pm   This is a little off topic, but I'd like to tell you a little about myself and a book I just finished. I have a tendency to keep to myself. I am not that social. I love my friends. I'm not really too interested in making new ones, or small talk with strangers, although sometimes people surprise me.  I write much better than I talk. ... Read on »
An Introverts Guide to Blog Conferences by Jamee .. Posted Fri 04 Nov 2011 10:00am I am finally getting around to posting about my conference experience! I’m only about 2 weeks late! I will blame the fact that my body has decided to hate me the last couple weeks but hopefully after this week’s appointment and some changes in treatment, I will finally get to a higher functioning level.   Anyways, as you know I attended ... Read on »
I'm an introvert and I'm okay by Bats0711 Posted Tue 27 Aug 2013 9:22pm Reblogged from Pied Type: When I saw the title " 23 Signs You're Secretly An Introvert " in a Huffington Post sidebar, I clicked on it immediately. Just out of curiosity. After all, I've known forever that I'm an introvert. A very shy introvert. (And no, shy and introverted are not the same thing.) I certainly don't nee ... Read on »
Is Your Cat an Extrovert or an Introvert? by Dr. Patty Khuly Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Posted Thu 14 Nov 2013 6:00am Dr. Coates is a veterinarian based in the other “Sunshine State” – that's Colorado to the rest of you – where she lives and plays with a varied range of animals. She shares her professional and personal experiences, Monday through Friday, here on petMD's blog, the Fully Vetted. Log in for your daily dose of her insight and wisdom. < Previous P ... Read on »
An Introvert Benefits from People Too by Brett - Sheer Balance Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Fri 08 Jun 2012 12:50pm An introvert will feel a bit zapped of their energy when they are out and about, and need to recharge by spending time alone. An extrovert, however, thrives on human interaction, getting a good amount of their energy from outside sources and from being around others. Me? I’m a little of both and as a result, get my energy from a variety of sour ... Read on »
The Ultimate Introvert by Zachary M. Posted Fri 12 Dec 2008 2:52pm As you readers may have heard me lament before, chameleons are shy and antisocial. Both of my Jackson chameleons (Darwin moreso than Eldridge) would simply lean away from my hand, avoiding human contact unless actively picked up, at which point they would both sit on my outstretched fingers and pout. Eldridge would get over it and start exploring ... Read on »
Raising an Introverted Child by Susan H. Patient ExpertFacebook Posted Thu 10 Sep 2009 10:08pm NOTE FROM SUSAN:In a recent column, I talked about how I am an introvert and gave a definition of what being introverted really means. (Click here to read that post.) Although most of us fall somewhere between extroversion and introversion, the majority tend to lean more toward extroversion. Therefore, it can be especially difficult if we have an ... Read on »