The Year of the Introvert by Michaela Chung is a book that is wholeheartedly pro-introvert, and takes that stance that introversion is not a limitation. The tone has a motivational, coaching style as the author encourages you to embrace your authentic self. The book defines introverts as "people who gain energy in solitude and lose … Continue reading Book Review: The Year of the Introvert
I had originally planned to use the feature image within this post, but just this morning I came across the photo above and LOVED it. Introversion and extroversion are personality traits lying at opposite ends of a spectrum. Some people fit with one extreme or another, but many people fall somewhere in the middle. Introversion … Continue reading How Common is Introversion?
On a recent post of mine, Dangerous Voyage left a comment mentioning a research study and a documentary about it that I might be interested in. I was interested, and sufficiently so that I wanted to share it with all of you. The Dunedin Study has followed a group of 1000 individuals born in 1972 in … Continue reading The Science Of Us
In this series, I dig a little deeper into the meaning of psychological terms. This week's term: personality trait vs. disorder Wikipedia defines personality traits as "habitual patterns of behaviour, thought, and emotion" that are mostly stable across time and context. Some traits fall on a continuum, such as introversion/extraversion. It's unclear the extent to … Continue reading What is… a personality trait vs. disorder