Category Archives: Introvert

On Being An Introvert: Fake It Till You Make It, aka, Surviving the 4th of July Party

I have finally come to a point in my life when I accept my introverted self, even celebrate it, and certainly no longer apologize for it. If I don’t want to go to a social function, I don’t. If I … Continue reading

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On Being An Introvert-Acquiring the Elusive Quiet Mind

I am the victim of the times–surrounded by constant stimulation, whether it be text alerts, social media, murmuring television or radio in the background, people talking to me, at me…the absolute dreaded phone call. As someone who leans so far … Continue reading

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On Being an Introvert and NOT Suitable for…

…human companionship… When I first thought of this title, I thought it would be: On Being an Introvert and NOT Suitable for Human Consumption. But we’re not cannibals, so I decided that wasn’t the right word and I changed it … Continue reading

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On Being an Introvert and the Art of (Not) Talking…

It may seem odd, but I do not like the physical act of talking. This goes deeper than social anxiety or introverted awkwardness (of which I have plenty). It is a real, palpable fatigue inside my throat, a sort-of throbbing … Continue reading

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On Being an Introvert…and Raising an Introverted Child

I’m not old, not young, hovering somewhere in the middle where I have earned the right to be confident and comfortable with my introverted self. Not to say that I am, but I’m gliding along the road of acceptance every … Continue reading

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On Being an Introvert and Parenting, aka Not My Problem!

I have three children. If children are part of your life in any way (i.e. as a parent, aunt/uncle, grandparent, friend, work-related, etc.) you know that children are beautiful, energetic, powerful forces of nature. When I look at my children, … Continue reading

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On Being an Introvert…and the Throat Chakra

If you read my last blog post, you learned that I was going to a writer’s retreat this past weekend and that I was a little nervous. By now you should know (if you’ve visited this blog before) that social … Continue reading

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