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  Caring for Your Introvert
Introverts may be common, but they are also among the most misunderstood and aggrieved groups in America, possibly the world.
Introverts are also not misanthropic, though some of us do go along with Sartre as far as to say "Hell is other people at breakfast." Rather, introverts are people who find other people tiring.
Introverts are described with words like "guarded," "loner," "reserved," "taciturn," "self-contained," "private"—narrow, ungenerous words, words that suggest emotional parsimony and smallness of personality.
www.theatlantic.com /doc/200303/rauch   (1327 words)

 The Introvert Advantage | Annotate
Brain scans reveal that introverted children "have more brain activity, in general, [than extroverts] specifically in their frontal lobes." (Introverts in an Extrovert’s World.) Experts have long understood that introverts need solitude to recharge, while extroverts are energized by social interaction.
Introverts, on the other hand, have such a surfeit of brain activity that it’s sometimes difficult for them to attend to what’s happening around them.
Introverts have more acetylcholine, a chemical that enhances "long-term memory, the ability to stay calm and alert, and perceptual learning." They also have increased activity in the frontal lobe, which has been linked to high-level problem solving skills, long-term planning, and a facility with language.
journalism.nyu.edu /pubzone/annotate/node/146   (654 words)

 How to Go From Introvert to Extrovert
One reason introverts shy away from social activities is that they don’t feel comfortable because they don’t know what to do, especially if the unexpected were to occur.
Expecting an introvert to learn to become an extrovert is akin to expecting a left handed person to become right handed, just because the majority of the population is right handed.
Not every introvert is a recluse shut up in their house without a telephone and writing in little journals all day.
www.stevepavlina.com /blog/2005/09/how-to-go-from-introvert-to-extrovert   (10171 words)

 Tentang Mahluk Introvert - in Enda Nasution's Weblog Goblog Media.com
“Kami, para introvert memang berbeda, tapi kami juga manusia biasa katanya.
Sedang untuk seorang introvert, apa point-nya ngobrol, basa-basi kalo tidak ada yang mau disampaikan?
Bokap gue introvert, nyokap ekstrovert, Nita menurut gue ada introvertnya, tapi lebih ekstrovert daripada gue, terutama perhatian buat orang lainnya.
www.enda.goblogmedia.com /tentang-mahluk-introvert.html   (1807 words)

 Introverts of the World, Unite!
Introverts, Rauch pointed out—though an oppressed minority—comprise a significant portion of the population.
But for an introvert it also makes for a constant—I guess you might call it "brain pressure." That's a better phrase than "tension," because tension implies conflict and it's not that.
I didn't put a name on it until a few years ago when a friend of mine, who reads a lot of Jung, informed me that he's an introvert and that, "by the way, Jonathan, you're an introvert, too." He explained what that means and suddenly a lightbulb went on and things fell into place.
www.theatlantic.com /doc/200602u/introverts   (1357 words)

 Introvert Or Extrovert, Does It Matter In A Marriage? -- iSnare.com Articles
Introverts find pleasure in doing things by themselves and will generally avoid going out to parties or social gatherings as far as is possible.
The extrovert may in reality be asking for assurance and the introvert may have deep seated fears that he is not able to sort out.
The problem arises if the extrovert is not able to handle the introvert’s quiet moments and cannot fathom why he wants to stay in when she wants to go out or vice versa.
www.isnare.com /?aid=90139&ca=Marriage   (1289 words)

 Which One is the Introvert?
Introverts may be taught to feel bad about themselves in a society or family that thinks being the life of the party is a thrill or a necessity.
So, what every introvert needs is a persona or personality to wear for the wedding, the school photograph or the family reunion.
Introverts don't like to mess with unnecessary social events so let's reserve Public Appearances for those occasions where it is absolutely necessary.
www.selfgrowth.com /articles/Fenn19.html   (1161 words)

 MySpace.com - Introvert - 27 - Female - RICHMOND, Virginia - www.myspace.com/introvertzine
Introvert is a zine i began to write in 1996.
Introvert #5 has now been printed, debuted at the Philly Zine Fest, and is ready to be sent out, traded, and distroed all over the world!
Introvert #4 is still available and if you want to purchase both together via Pay Pal you can for just $3.
www.myspace.com /introvertzine   (834 words)

 An Introvert Stands Up for The Right to Stand Alone - washingtonpost.com
Because we are introverts, which means we don't reveal ourselves by working through problems out loud or by talking much about how we think or feel.
I first got in touch with my inner introvert when we moved to Washington and I began "career counseling," a sort of moral support for my ever-changing job description, from mental health counselor to journalist to writing teacher, to name a few.
My greatest ongoing challenge as an introvert is arguing with extroverts, notably my older son, a high school debater.
www.washingtonpost.com /wp-dyn/content/article/2007/02/18/AR2007021800804.html   (1033 words)

 Introvert - Free Music Downloads - MP3 Downloads - Download.com Music
Introvert was first formed in the fall of 2000 by Lead Vocalist Mike Boudet and Rhythm Guitarist Orlando Jimenez.
To bring their music to the world, Boudet and Jimenez first called on Bassist Jesus Rodriguez, a veteran of the local music scene who had shed his long hair for an office job with the Miami office of a large public relations firm.
Introvert added Guardado in December 2001, and the band’s first live performance came on January 26, 2002.
music.download.com /introvert/3600-8583_32-100102284.html   (501 words)

 introvert - lifehack.org
Introverts are no more prone to mental illness than others.
Explain to critical “others” that introverts need to spend at least half their time alone for good mental and emotional health.
Introvert Advantages, a site for the book The Introvert Advantage: How to Thrive in an Extrovert World, has a list of top ten advantages of being an introvert, with a comparsion of top 10 misconception about introvert.
www.lifehack.org /articles/tag/introvert   (930 words)

 Introvert persons are more likely to become tired at work
Introvert persons are more likely to become tired at work
Introvert people have a higher risk of becoming tired than their extravert colleagues.
The study revealed that after two years, introvert persons have greater a chance of becoming tired than extrovert persons.
www.eurekalert.org /pub_releases/2002-09/nofs-ipa091102.php   (383 words)

 LPO: Caring for Your Introvert
The subtitle of this article as it appeared in the March, 2003 issue of the Atlantic Monthly is "the habits and needs of a little-understood group." It is a humorous and informative piece by the self-confessed introverted author.
If you answered yes to these questions, chances are that you have an introvert on your hands-and that you aren't caring for him properly.
We tend to think before talking, whereas extroverts tend to think by talking, which is why their meetings never last less than six hours.
www.learningplaceonline.com /relationships/friends/caring-introvert.htm   (1247 words)

 Comments by introvert - Kotaku
BY INTROVERT AT I've entered 55008 as my group number, but it just constantly says "preparing for download..." and nothing happens from there.
BY INTROVERT AT I made it out to a GS in the Dallas area this morning.
BY INTROVERT AT What bothers me about the "preorder it to sell it on PS3" is this: it creates a frenzy.
www.kotaku.com /commenter/introvert   (1278 words)

 An Exercise to Introduce Extroversion, Introversion and Stereotyping
If it's at all possible to set it up, try to select an introvert and extrovert as Person A and B (check your Team Management Profile summary sheet for this).
When person B throws the balls, they first have to search in the bag to find it, representing the introverts preference to take time to search for the right word.
With person A, when they catch, they're ready to throw the balls again quickly, with B, it takes a different type of skill to catch the ball in the bag, but the message isn't able to be immediately returned.
rd.business.com /index.asp?epm=s.1&bdcq=introvert&bdcr=1&bdcu=http://www.tms.com.au/tms12-1j.html&bdct=20071206011103&bdcp=&partner=2662601&bdcs=nwuuid-2662601-D8FAF6F6-6198-1AEB-E25F-C350ADEA3D7B-ym   (613 words)

I have to say, being an introvert, and having known many people who seem to suck the air out of a room without realizing the effect they are having on other people (only a small subset of extroverts by the way), my sympathies naturally lie with the best friend’s husband.
On her Web site Laney advises parents of introverted children to “Never correct your child in front of others,” and to “Let them watch before entering an activity.” I think these are both helpful ideas for any adult working with introverted children.
As an introvert I totally understand this, but it confuses me as to whether these folks are really introverts in extroverts’ clothing, or if it is just a basic human need to withdraw from the world periodically.
spectatrix.com   (6830 words)

 Introvert Nation   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The crux of being an introvert, the kernel that is held at the heart of every introvert, is a unique perspective on life.
It begins with an observation made by nearly every introvert, sometimes at a surprisingly early age, when forced to interact with a world comprised primarily of extroverts.
Not to say there are no introverts who find a great deal of comfort in attending church, but the comfort is found in knowing their god in the particular way offered by that religion and probably not by the company such a belief affords.
www.introvertnation.com /incrux.html   (492 words)

 Introduction to the Sipuncula, by UCMP
At the tip of the introvert (retracted in the specimen shown at the top of this page) is the mouth, which is surrounded by a ring of tentacles.
The body cavity, or coelom, of sipunculans is large and filled with fluid, in which are found free-floating cells known as hemerythrocytes as well as free-floating clusters of cells known as ciliary urns.
worm shape, introvert, trochophore larva) are not restricted to annelids and sipunculans, but are much more general.
www.ucmp.berkeley.edu /sipuncula/sipuncula.html   (484 words)

 introvert - Definitions from Dictionary.com
Medicine An anatomical structure that is capable of being introverted.
Introverts tend to be preoccupied with their own thoughts and feelings and minimize their contact with other people.
An anatomical structure that is capable of being introverted.
dictionary.reference.com /browse/introvert   (367 words)

 Chronicle Careers: 12/14/2005: Lessons for the Academic Introvert
An introvert isn't necessarily shy; he or she simply prefers to direct energy inward rather than outward, to think before speaking, and to make sense of the world conceptually.
As Jim pointed out to me, my preferred approach to confronting new people and ideas was to listen intently and quietly, taking in and processing the information presented without offering much feedback.
To the two extroverted career coaches who were making their pitch and evaluating my response, I appeared to be unenthusiastic, even uninterested, in the process.
www.chronicle.com /jobs/news/2005/12/2005121401c/careers.html   (1407 words)

 Introvert/Extrovert? - Neowin Forums
I'm an introvert but I do have some sort of a social life! Like I go to parties and whatnot just not like every weekend.
I also think all introverts can be nice socially after getting to know people well (some people claim this is why they're kind of extrovert).
I think the difference rather lies in how willing and easy time you have to get to know people, not how you are after you've got to know them.
www.neowin.net /forum/index.php?showtopic=506868&view=getnewpost   (473 words)

 Businesspundit: The Introvert's Path To Success: Learn To Act Like An Extrovert   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Thus, only 2 (4.55%) of the respondents scored as introverts in the workplace environment (scores were -3 and -8).
After all, for an extroverted tech company manager there may be as much value in adopting an introverted style in certain situations as there is value for an introverted manager to adopt an extroverted style.
Because as some of you may know, the reserved nature of introverts is misinterpreted that we have nothing going on upstairs or that we're not team players or whatever.
www.businesspundit.com /50226711/the_introverts_path_to_success_learn_to_act_like_an_extrovert.php   (1841 words)

 Quiz: Are You An Introvert?
The word “introvert” is often misunderstood to mean painfully shy or socially inept, but this isn’t so.
Take this classic personality quiz to find out if you are an introvert or an extravert--and to see what that really means--here.
Introverts consider their own viewpoint the arbiter of reality and define externals in terms of it.
www.care2.com /channels/solutions/guides/2745   (974 words)

 introvert - OneLook Dictionary Search
introvert, introvert (de) : AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
Words similar to introvert: introverted, introverting, introvertive, invaginate, loner, more...
This is a OneLook Word of the Day, which means it might be in the news.
www.onelook.com /?w=introvert&loc=wotd   (265 words)

 introvert: Blogs, Photos, Videos and more on Technorati
If you are an introvert and talking to strangers or new people makes you cringe or blush from ear to ear, you don’t have to resign yourself to spending your life all alone.
I define that the same way as this article, i.e., as someone who gives energy when with others, as opposed to extroverts, who get energy from others.
Blog posts tagged introvert per day for the past 30 days.
www.technorati.com /tag/introvert   (712 words)

Hvordan introvert er en del af at være HSP og mere uddybende, andre ord på, og en lidt anden vinkel end HSP.
Forfatter og psykolog har beskrevet på en rammende og præcis måde hvad der kan være tegn på introvert karakter.
Her kan du se om du er Introvert
www.highly-sensitive-person.dk /introvertindex.htm   (476 words)

 The Introvert Advantage [Archive] - MotheringDotCommune Forums
This book is awesome because it really helps me to understand myself and why I act the way I do sometimes and what I need to do to restore my energy and live in a very extroverted centered and celebrated world (75% of the world is extroverted).
All around us are subliminial messages that convey that being extroverted is synonymous to being healthy--that some how being introverted is a flaw or something to be worked on or overcome.
The book has a chapter on extroverts who are in relationships with introverts as well as extroverts who have introverted children.
www.mothering.com /discussions/archive/index.php/t-64592.html   (1178 words)

 Re: Can you be O neg *and* an Introvert?
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In Response To: Can you be O neg *and* an Introvert?
Type O's are self reliant leaders (read that as introvert) Type A's are social and cooperative (read that as extroverted).
www.dadamo.com /forum/archive7/config.pl?read=23575   (397 words)

 Introvert — Blogs, Pictures, and more on WordPress
My mother is an introvert too (excuse the random Spanish, I couldn’t help but … more »
: So often, I really wish I was an introvert and not an extrovert.
: [Source ] The qualities and characteristics of introverts are often held in a negative light in today’s world, so it’s … more »
www.wordpress.com /tag/introvert   (593 words)

 5 Secrets to Building Business Relationships When You're an Introvert - free article courtesy of ArticleCity.com
I'm a card carrying introvert (INFP) on the Myers-Briggs scale, and while I can be extroverted when at a meeting or a networking event or a trade show, it takes a great deal of energy and effort for me to do so.
Instead of continuing to beat my head against the wall and continue to do those things that I dislike in the hopes that something will change, I've made a 180 degree turn in my marketing efforts.
Many introverts love to write, and that skill alone can help you begin to forge great relationships online.
www.articlecity.com /articles/online_business/article_3028.shtml   (1233 words)

 Marti Laney
Welcome to the website by and for introverts and those who care about them.
Use this site to explore resources, find out more about the author, her books, activities and her plans for the future.
Marti teamed up with her extroverted husband to write - The Introvert & Extrovert in Love: Making It Work When Opposites Attract
www.theintrovertadvantage.com   (87 words)

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