The Introverted Extrovert

Cerys Aedy | Posted 24.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Cerys Aedy

The extrovert, you see, is a part I play (or at least this is how it feels), and I can play her very well most of time, and I do have a good time for a short time, but at the end of the day, something's got to give, and the shy, retiring girl emerges in her place.

The Truth About Being An Introverted Extrovert

Molly Thompson | Posted 20.07.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Molly Thompson

When I'm at parties, in social situations in which I'm comfortable, I shine. But it's just taking a while for me to accept that I'm not always going to be confident and that's okay. I'm an introverted extrovert and that's just something I need to get used to.

14 Problems You Only Have If You Are An Extrovert

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 21.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle

From the outside, it might look like extroverts have got it all sorted – confident, always the centre of attention and with more friendships than ho...

Confidence Is A Skill Not A Personality Trait: Four Lessons To Develop Real Confidence

Tayana Simons | Posted 03.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Tayana Simons

I've lost count of the number of times I've talked myself out of things because I didn't think I was confident enough. Holding back from saying what I wanted to say because more confident people were speaking up.

Yes, Extroverts Like Peter Andre Can Have Anxiety Too

Rachel Charlton-Dailey | Posted 03.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Rachel Charlton-Dailey

Not all people with anxiety look like constant gibbering wrecks. Some of us are giggling, sweary gobs on sticks who will stand up for what we believe in then go cry in the toilets. Mental health doesn't have a constant look, but if it did it would definitely be putting on a brave face.

Is Myers Briggs Legit?

Cat Neligan | Posted 07.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Cat Neligan

You might have come across the Myers Briggs Personality Type Indicator before. You might have taken the official test, or one inspired by it, and were given a 4-letter 'personality type'. But the validity of this personality type indicator is... questionable. Even the Wiki reveals how shaky the foundations are.

Eight Things Introverts Wish Extroverts Knew

Cat Neligan | Posted 10.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Cat Neligan

There is a limit to time we can spend in the company of others before we get antsy and need a 'recharge'. It can be mentally draining to be in a big group of people after a while, even if we love those people. Some time spent with a book usually perks us up.

I Just Want to Be Alone (Don't Take It Personally, I'm a Social Introvert)

Anna-Louise Dearden | Posted 16.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Anna-Louise Dearden

I'm sociable, I really am. Everyone I meet pegs me as an extrovert, the proverbial life and soul (burning bright but fast). I feed off interesting people like some kind of creature of the night, but afterwards I definitely need to recharge, assuming I haven't run out of battery mid-way through a party and am left standing paralysed in the full beam of small talk (or hiding in the loo, as above).

Respect the Extroverts/Introverts

Gina Lyons | Posted 05.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Gina Lyons

I genuinely get my energy from people, friends or strangers. I don't function without it. Whereas an introvert might lose energy mingling with people for too long a time, I and other extroverts - feed off it.

Introvert? Extrovert? None of the above?

Anna Brown | Posted 17.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Anna Brown

Introverts idolising the traits of extroverts, and extroverts worrying about interacting with introverts is restricting the way we live our lives. What goes on in the mind of the average adult is much too complex to assume that everyone you encounter either falls into one category or the other.

Six Things You Really Need to Know About Introverts

Jamie Flexman | Posted 24.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Jamie Flexman

Introverts tend to be an enigma that the rest of the population can't seem to solve. Everyone understands an extrovert; they tend to be the life and soul of the party, always with a story to tell and a smile on their face. But I don't want to talk about them.

What If All "The Talkative Ones" Went Silent?

Liberty Forrest | Posted 12.09.2013 | UK Comedy
Liberty Forrest

There are two kinds of people in the world: The Quiet Ones and The Talkative Ones. You know, those who blend into the background and the more gregario...