Two weeks ago, I wrote about my journey to embracing myself as an introvert. (See Embrace Your Introverted Self) I can’t tell you how many people said to me, “Really? I never thought you were an introvert!” I think this stems from common misconceptions people have about introverts. Let’s set the record straight, shall we?
FALSE: Introverts are anti-social
This is far from true; we really do enjoy socializing, especially after all that recharging in solitude. We can talk up a storm too, if...
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This is a message for the introverts, written by an introvert. It is a topic very near and dear to my heart because, until I understood myself, I couldn’t fully embrace who I was. For a long time, I was trying to live up to a standard that did not suit me. It depleted me of all energy and lead to crippling social anxiety.
Even as a child, I remember playing outside with friends and longing to be up in my room with a book. When I would slip away from the crowd, there were murmurs and snide...
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