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Dopamine is overwhelming to introverts and disrupts their ability to focus. Social situations are draining for introverts and they require time to recharge before more engagement.
Introverts are actually very happy doing this and enjoy this time to recharge so they can be social again. I really want you to understand that difference. I do care about you and once my batteries are recharged, I am happy to be social again. As introverts we care about deep, authentic connections versus tons of friends. We think first and share later. We talk less and listen more. We reflect first, then decide.
We are just different. I am working on accepting these differences. The reality is nearly half of the population is introverted so many of us are wired this way. I accept myself the way I am and hope you can too. I am an introverted person who wants to be loved and accepted just like anyone else. I hope you can see the strengths that come with introversion and accept me as I am. If you are an introvert looking to find others like you or an extrovert trying to better understand their introverted Do you ever feel overwhelmed at work?
Bombarded by tasks flying in from other people, quick emergencies that require immediate When you hear the word empowerment, what do you envision? Do you think of advocating for something to make a difference? Due to the constant reading of my affirmations in the morning and evening, I started feeling positive about the things I needed to change.
After three weeks of reading the affirmations I started seeing change because I believed in the changes I wanted. Hanging out with them. But on my own time. And in a very limited amount of time. We need people, however, and they need us.
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And a successful introvert learns how to scale that wall and get in front of people. Build relationships which are often small in number but insanely deep. Not for himself. But because he cares about other people. Invtroverts can make some of the greatest leaders because they do listen, reflect and research. They absolutely lost it. It just takes me a while to warm up to strangers. I found myself nodding and smiling throughout this whole article.
Thanks for giving us introverts the chance to shine quietly and brightly! Whatever we are introvert, extrovert, etc. Wonderful and inspiring article as usual. Listening, being authentic, and truly caring are necessary to connect with your audience.
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Thanks for the encouragement! It helped me recognize aspects of myself that I can now accept and celebrate, rather than chastise myself about! I have now learned from experience that to speak for one day, I need to schedule time either side to store energy and then replenish it. Energy management is therefore the most critical thing! People always wonder why after I speak at a conference, I tend to disappear in my room. Well, now you know.
Yes, knowing you need that time to yourself is crucial. Everyday, I spend a lot of time speaking to teachers and students at my company.
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The sign of an excellent article is that you read every word, and go back and reread some of it, and then take the time to thank the writer and the publisher. Thanks for this great article and opportunity to find a good book. Also, thanks for explaining what the word introvert might actually mean.
Thank you for your warm comment, Peggy. In a tennis match I plot with my partner and play to win then chat up our opponents with a smile afterwards. I return home to peace and quiet before my noisy kids are out of school. I love the solitude of fly fishing and having a beer in a pub with happy cheering about football. Introvert or extrovert? After reading this post I feel better answering introvert. I guess its like trying to divide the population into 12 personality profiles based on the month you were born in.
Humans are too diverse to categorize in a small number of categories. Yet there are many truths to be found and better understand ourselves by acknowledging our commonalities. This is an article I find very helpful! I consider myself an introvert and, having just recently started my own blog www.
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In fact, every post I sit down to write, I try to think about the topic, the side I am on, and how to explain it all. I find being an introvert is great for productivity as I am very efficient during my alone time! I have been an introvert forever. Introverts, while not necessarily shy, certainly need different platforms to thrive. Melissa, thank you for this very timely reminder! In this day and age of attention always being given to the loudest voice, it is so easy to forget that it is not always necessary to join the fray. As an introvert myself, I was very excited to read this.
Thank you for sharing such powerful insights. I wanted to mention the the beautiful, fluid doodles, the quiet motion of the introvert. Interesting article. There are bloggers who do terrific work as long as they can blog without be seen. So many now are calling for transparency; and those who do not want to be seen will have to make sure their content is bigger than life. Hi, Thanks for an excellent article. Sally a bookish introvert.
Two slightly different meanings, either works.
Very insightful post! Never knew that. Thanks for this, Melissa.