So normally I don’t reblog material because it feels like cheating but this post was too good not to share in its entirety. I have read that many scientists have introvert tendencies and it’s important to recognize your personality and your individual needs. This article perfectly describes the feelings of an introvert. If you can relate to this post, then use this information to focus on how to cope with being an introvert or share with family and friends so they can understand. Does anyone have any tips on how to deal with being an introvert? I have to take long walks or go to my “mind palace” to escape from too much stimuli going on around me and to refocus my thoughts.
1) We need to recharge alone.
This right here is the cusp of the entire introvert v. extrovert debate (if there is one, anyway) – Introverts need to be alone to recharge. We tend to get completely worn out by socializing. This is basically what it means to be an introvert.
2) We don’t hate being around people, but we probably hate crowds.
I love being with people, but if you drop me into a large crowd I instantly feel like I’m alone and invisible. I try to avoid situations where I feel that way, so I may decline your open invitation to some random event. It doesn’t mean I don’t like to be around you, it just means I like to have more control over my surroundings.
3) We don’t mind silence.
I can sit beside you in silence and not think we are having a bad time. This…
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