Sensitive and Introverted Does Not Mean Irrational and Weak: Valuing the Input of the Compassionate and Contemplative

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We are locking horns again over the way he treats others. His tone demands I argue with him in succinct direct points, show the logic in my beliefs. If I don’t or can’t, he is superior. But I’ve been on the ropes for … Continue reading

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Robin Williams and Sensitive People: Deeply In Touch with Human-ness

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As I watched the clip of Robin Williams on Johnny Carson, I marveled at his colorful and speedy delivery of stories, impressions and entertainment. He knew the outrageous antics and rapid-fire creativity were his bread and butter, the crowd pleasers, but … Continue reading

Link to Introverts and Intimacy Interview with Introvert Spring

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If you want to hear a delightful discussion about dating and mating as an introvert, then please tune in today to listen to my interview with Michaela of IntrovertSpring.com. We’ll dish about introvert relationships and intimacy (emotional and physical).   12 … Continue reading

Establishing Boundaries to Create Profound Intimacy: Drawing the Line in Introverted Relationships

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During most of my marriage I had mushy boundaries. Neither my ex-husband nor I had a good grasp on who we were as individuals but he had the more dominant extroverted personality so I let my identity form based on … Continue reading

Sensation Seeking Badass: The Sexy Side of Being a Sensitive Introvert

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I’m reading Anthony Bourdain’s book, Kitchen Confidential, and finding myself within the pages. For those of you who don’t know anything about Bourdain, he is a traveling TV star, author and chef who describes his young self as a thrill-seeking pleasure … Continue reading

How Do You Intend to Live Your One Precious Life? How Would You Live If Your Health Was Challenged?

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“Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?” ― Mary Oliver I lost two nights of sleep. I did the worst thing you can do when you notice troubling health symptoms — Google … Continue reading

Introvert Stops Searching for “The One” and Gets a Life: Being Your Own Amazing Soulmate

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  What would you do if you knew you were going to be alone for the rest of your life? This is the question Waylon Lewis, founder of elephant journal, posed to his readers. He answered it with something to the … Continue reading

You Don’t Have a Bubbly Personality? You’re not a High Energy Mom? You’re Still Worth Knowing

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I’ve never been the girl who laughs openly and raucously. I don’t talk loudly so the whole crowd can hear or have any delusions about being the life of the party. I can’t fake enthusiasm. I’m not known for doling out exuberant praise. … Continue reading

The Intimate Introvert on Sacred Introvert Space

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I’ve found a new place to go deeper — Sacred Introvert Space. I guarantee you will feel at home there as well. Sacred Introvert’s creator, Lisa Avebury, is an introverted kindred spirit. I’ve written a piece entitled, The Intimate Introvert, for … Continue reading

Where’d My Energy Go? 12 Causes of Over-Arousal for the Introvert and/or Highly Sensitive Person

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As an introvert and sensitive person, I am vigilantly mindful of my energy and where it slips to, but some days even I don’t know why I feel so drained. My UK writer friend, Andy Mort of SheepDressedLikeWolves.com, sent me … Continue reading