Happily Introverted

Happily Introverted

Extraverts prefer schmoozing and social life because such activities boost their mood. But introverts are depleted by too much external stimulation, instead thriving on reflection and solitude.

The American Psyche: Tipping Toward Solitude?

By Bella DePaulo Ph.D.
I'm never bored when I'm alone.

Susan Cain’s Quiet: Is Asian American silence “golden”?

By Ravi Chandra M.D.
QUIET plays on stereotypes of Asians, potentially causing harm not understanding

The Need to be Alone

By Elizabeth Wagele
Many of us find and express our deepest selves in solitude.

Why Can’t Introverts Be Leaders?

By Ronald E Riggio Ph.D.
Are extraverts really better leaders? Can an introvert be a good leader?

Introverts Are Not Failed Extroverts

By Susan Newman Ph.D.
Upending the stereotypes about introverts.

Susan Cain’s Quiet: The Introvert Apocalypse!

By Ravi Chandra M.D.
Quiet: a worthwhile read, but problematic in particulars

The Happy Loner

By Bella DePaulo Ph.D.
Should we be wary of loners or people who can’t be alone?

What is the Simplest Strategy to Increase Your Well-Being?

By Todd B Kashdan Ph.D.
When choosing activities to feel good, think about effectiveness and efficiency.

Every Day Is Independence Day, and Interdependence Day

By Loretta G Breuning Ph.D.
One out of many: Balancing the seesaw of independence and intimacy

Unfettered: The Quest for Solitude and Wide Open Spaces

By Julie J. Exline Ph.D.
Can we make a little space for solitude in the midst of heavy commitments?

Why Do Women Love The Bad Boy?

By J. R. Bruns M.D.
A real Bad Boy causes an internet sensation.

Introverts, Extroverts, and Habit Change

By Meg Selig
Habit change advice from Planet Introvert

A Quiet Rant on Shyness and Introversion: Readers React

By Barbara Markway Ph.D.
Shyness & Introversion: The underlying issue is the bias against quiet types.

Introvert, Know Thyself Above All

By Lisa Rivero M.A.
Come out as an introvert, but do not let the label define you.

Essential Secrets of Psychotherapy: Why Extraverts Hate Meditation and Introverts Love It

By Stephen A Diamond Ph.D.
Is meditation necessarily right for everyone?

How to Unleash Your Creativity and Find Inspiration Today!

By Preston Ni M.S.B.A.
How to deal with creative or mental blocks and be inspired.