How to Guide: Caring for an Introvert

If I could give someone a guide on how to work with me, these twelve rules would live in it boldly.  I recently saw this poster on Facebook and thought, WOW; whoever wrote this must really know me.  Everything I am, what I believe, how I feel and react, and what I do originates from these twelve rules on caring for introverts.  Yet, before reading this list, I couldn’t understand why I felt the way I did about crowds, sudden and seemingly unnecessary change, keeping people at a distance (especially new people), small talk, long conversations, talking to strangers out of the blue, and a high sensitivity to PDA (public displays of anything ).

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Do Introverts Have Low Self-Esteem?

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I recently found out February is self-esteem month.  By now, it’s no secret that I’m an introvert and proud of it, but I was wondering how that relates to selfesteem.  In the past few years I’ve been on a self-awareness and spiritual development journey.  It was during these years I truly began to understand who I am, where my character and personality come from and how much of both determined the choices I’ve made for my life.

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Facing Fear as an Introvert

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When I first brought my dog Morris home from a small town in Minnesota where he was born and therefore named after, he was so scared he wouldn’t even walk through the front door. Of course he eventually familiarized himself with his new surroundings. However, he had the kind of personality that kept him from easily introducing himself to new people, places and things. Morris was funny, clingy and content in his world of the family he grew to know and love.  He wasn’t eager to go outside. He didn’t care for strangers and did not make it easy for new people to get in his space. Yet he was funny, loving, loveable, curious, and quite relaxed in his own world…
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Introvert Vs. Extrovert Formula for Success

Just thought I’d share the following link to an article I found on Huffington Post about none other than us Introverts. As I’ve written before, it wasn’t until recently that I realized being Introverted doesn’t mean being abnormal. Still I had doubts about becoming a Successful writer, entrepreneur and leader. All I know is I have dreams that didn’t appear to coincide with my quiet, shy, and solitary seeking natural born behavior. As I seek more knowledge, wisdom and understanding for my time on this earth, I began to see the most successful people are those who are flexible, but most importantly know and accept who they are and use that knowledge as an advantage, stepping stone or breakthrough. @HuffingtonPost: 6 secrets of successful introverts http://huff.to/TvsBuv Shared via TweetCaster

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