How Music and Introverts are Intimately Connected

How introverts need to be connected to their music.

Anyone who listens to music has felt an emotional response to a particular song at some point, if not often. Introverts, highly sensitive people, empaths, or anyone internally focused will naturally experience strong emotions to much of the music they listen to. After all, music interacts directly with your brain, affecting everything from your heart rate, motivation, and anxiety levels to emotional response, focus, and memory. “Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination and life to everything.” – Plato Have you ever listened to an old song because it somehow brings you […]

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How to Make Friends with an INFJ

How an INFJ can make friends.

As an INFJ, it can be difficult to make friends because we’re already highly selective of who we choose to befriend, and tend to be better listeners than conversationalists. That is, unless you get us talking about something you know we’re passionate about. Of course, you’d have to know us well enough to know our passions. I know. It’s a conundrum. So, how do you really get to know an INFJ to the point of creating a friendship? And, how can an INFJ get out of their own way to make a new and meaningful friendships? INFJs Tend to Play it […]

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Attending a Blog Conference as an Introvert

Tips on going to a blog conference as an #introvert.

I don’t know if you know this, but I also have a craft video channel that I’ve been contributing to for years. I’ve been struggling with a lack of motivation after starting this blog, so I made the decision to attend a blog conference, which just happens to be about a thousand miles outside of my little introvert comfort zone. “The best way out is always through.” ―Robert Frost This was my first time ever going to any kind of conference as an introvert on my own, so I chose a “smallish” conference. I would recommend choosing a smaller “starter” […]

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12 Things to Add to Your Introvert Bucket List

Introverts: 11 things to add to your bucket list

Awhile back, I wrote an  ironic introvert bucket list, but I’d like to get a little more into stretching our comfort zones with some different things you can add to your bucket list. We like to draw lines in the sand so often, but what we don’t often associate with that line is what we might be missing out on on the other side of it. Beyond keeping me safe and comfortable, my boundaries also provide a convenient and unnecessary crutch for my fears. It’s a giant pile of “what ifs”. What if I say no and I regret it? […]

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How to Ghost a Party without Looking Like a Jerk

Ghosting a party without looking rude.

If you’re an introvert, I’m sure you’ve either heard of ghosting, or have used it as a method of escaping a party without all the annoying repercussions. There are two very different methods of “ghosting” that can be found on the internet that should not be confused – ghosting a person and ghosting a party. We’ll be discussing the latter. What it Means to Ghost a Party Ghosting a party is leaving without saying goodbye, and is considered rude or disrespectful by some, but ok, and even necessary, by others. You just disappear, like a ghost. It’s also referred to as […]

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