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Log cabin in the woods

My idea of the best weekend or vacation ever is one in which you have no plans and no responsibilities. For example, passing the weekend alone in a log cabin in the woods ranks as one of the best weekends or vacation I’ll ever have. This might be because I'm an introvert with anxiety issues.... Continue Reading →

Strong and Healthy Boundaries

Introverts always exercises strong and healthy boundaries. Strong and healthy boundaries help us feel safe. They help us define that imaginary line in the sand between us and other people. The more we know who we are, the more authentic we can be. Introverts are able to understand themselves perfectly, and this allows them to... Continue Reading →

Social anxiety and Introversion compared

Social anxiety and Introversion are often compared, but they are quite different. In order to understand why these two aren’t interchangeable, we much first understand what is introversion. Introversion means that your battery gets recharged when you are alone and it gets drained when you are being social. Extroversion is the contrary. It means you... Continue Reading →

Bring imagination to life

Books help to bring imagination to life. April 2nd is International Children's Book Day. In today’s fast-paced world, no matter what our age is, we tend to turn to our phones for entertainment or comfort. We scroll through news feeds and videos that can contribute to our stress and anxiety rather than helping it. Instead,... Continue Reading →

Using my words

Using my words in a verbal manner has always been difficult for me as an introvert. It's much easier to express myself through the written word. I'm a deep thinker, but it doesn't quite make its way into my communication skills. I would like to work on putting my desires, plans and goals not only... Continue Reading →

When you are too quiet

This is a struggle that most introvert have faced. Introverts tend to be quiet individuals. When you are too silent, you come across as unfriendly without meaning it. When you meet new people, you are quiet. When you are in group situations, you are quiet. When you are having a rough day, you are quiet. People... Continue Reading →

Why I keep my phone on silent

I always keep my phone on silent or vibrate. When I receive a text or a call, nine time out of ten, I am not in the mood to answer it.  The are many reason for this. Anxiety I realized how much anxiety came from sudden phone calls or texts I wasn’t expecting. Sounds make... Continue Reading →

Why should you embrace your emotions?

As a society, I find that we have grown uncomfortable with emotions. Although I am a big fan of Star Trek, I don’t necessarily think that Vulcan’s have a healthy view of logic or emotions. It's important to embrace your emotions because repressing them is bad for your mental and physical health. Embrace all of... Continue Reading →

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