Being an introvert could be behind your lack of energy. According to a recent study, introverts are more likely to suffer
All my life I've been hearing those three words, or words to that effect. From nursery, to university, right through to my working life, I've been labelled as 'the quiet one'.
As an introvert and highly sensitive person, I think podcasts appeal so much because it's like a one-sided conversation. We can tune into the inner thoughts of someone from across the world, or eavesdrop on a chat between friends.
Ever since I went freelance, it made me feel uncomfortable. Technically, I was designing websites and logos and less sexy materials like annoying online ads (sorry about that) but I didn't want to talk about that.
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The funny thing is people often tell me I'm brave for moving to a different country on my own. But I don't feel brave. Being so trapped within myself robs me of any courage I might have had otherwise. I know that ultimately I'm the only one with the key to release myself... and what a liberating day it will be when I do.
Asking for help is difficult for most people. It forces us to admit our shortcomings; our weaknesses; our vulnerability. It reveals us as the bruised peaches we are - not the shiny, unspoiled apples we wish to be seen as.
It's strange how our minds work. When we become focussed on a concept or obsessed with a new idea, it's like that thing is EVERYWHERE. Currently, I'm obsessed with personality types. Specifically: introverts.
As an introvert myself, I can attest to the advantage of working alone. I'm most creative when left to my own devices; I can work for longer without feeling drained and I generally enjoy it much more.