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7 Go-To Tools for Being a Happy, Healthy Introvert

7 Go-To Tools for Being a Happy, Healthy Introvert

After my recent post about introvert hangovers, I got questions about what practical tools I use to recover from them, so I compiled a list for you! These are also my favorite go-to tools for generally being a happier, healthier introvert who spends less time hiding...

7 Signs You Have a Nasty Introvert Hangover (Yep, It’s Real!)

7 Signs You Have a Nasty Introvert Hangover (Yep, It’s Real!)

I’ve had too much. I know better. I got caught up in the fun—the laughter and conversation, lights and music, the unusual feeling of hanging out somewhere “cool” on a Friday night. I wake with my head throbbing, body aching, and a deep desire to bury myself back under...

Love Being Quiet? Here’s Why that’s Brave and Powerful…

Love Being Quiet? Here’s Why that’s Brave and Powerful…

Mark and I have a small sign in our home office that reads, “Make it your goal to live a quiet life” (1 Thess. 4:11). I often think of how differently modern culture would write this statement… Make it your goal to live a loud life. Make it your goal to live a big...

Accepting Who You Are as an Introvert

When I sent a survey to you a few months ago asking, “What’s your biggest challenge as an introvert?” one of the biggest topics that came up was acceptance. You said your challenges were things like… “Acceptance that it is okay to be me.” “Accepting myself as God has...

3 Simple Questions to Give You a New Perspective on Your Year

3 Simple Questions to Give You a New Perspective on Your Year

  The end of the year always makes me feel reflective, and I’ve learned I need to be careful about that, especially as an introvert. Our brains are VERY active and research has found up to 70 percent of our spontaneous thoughts are negative. Why? Our tendency toward...

Why the Holiday Season Can Be Hard on Introverts (and What Helps)

Why the Holiday Season Can Be Hard on Introverts (and What Helps)

Every year I hear from introverts who say the holiday season is overwhelming. I've been there too. If it's the most wonderful time of the year, why do we want to cancel everything sometimes? The answer has nothing to do with how much we love people, and everything to...