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Social Hangover Leads To Some Very Deep Thoughts

For those who haven’t heard of the term Social Hangover, it is basically a ‘hangover’-like feeling caused by over-socialising. Sometimes it’s called an Introvert Hangover because it commonly affects us introverts, as it takes more of our energy when it … Continue reading

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Socialising vs Socialising?

Certain kinds of socialising take a lot out of me. Big crowds and a lot of noise overwhelm me. But somehow it never stops me from choosing to experience it every once in a while. Part of it is because … Continue reading

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“I’m Not Really A Party Girl”

“I’m not really a party kind of a girl…” I used to say it almost apologetically. As if a wave of shame washed over me every time I uttered those words. “What do you mean you don’t like parties?” “I … Continue reading

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The Thoughts Of My Anxious Mind

I’ve always struggled with social situations. While I think I’ve gotten better, it can still be difficult for me, especially if there’s a lot of people (1 or 2 feels like my optimum). I like to think that, on the … Continue reading

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Thoughts From Sitting in a Coffee Shop Alone

A few weeks ago, I ventured into the city next door. I had plans to meet a friend there but because of train times, I would end up arriving much earlier than expected. I needed something to pass the time. … Continue reading

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Me Vs Small Talk – Round Three!

This is the third and final part of my Me Vs Small Talk posts. If you haven’t already, please read parts 1 and 2 🙂 Round 3: I’m An Introvert But That Doesn’t Mean I Don’t Like Talking So in … Continue reading

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Me vs Small Talk – Round Two!

As I’ve mentioned a few times before, I consider myself a slightly extreme introvert. That means, if you look at the (imaginary/metaphorical) introvert-extrovert spectrum, I’m probably somewhere near the end of the introvert side.  One obstacle I have to tackle … Continue reading

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