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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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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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Me vs Small Talk – Round One!

Being an introvert of the slightly extreme variety, I can find this “small talk” stuff a tiring process. It’s also a pretty hard thing to explain to people unless they’ve been through the same thing themselves. My relationship with small … Continue reading

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Inside The Mind Of An Introvert

Last night, it really hit home. How much I am Queen Introvert. It’s a biased society we live in where “being social” is something introverts are expected to do in order to get along with the world’s extroverts. I feel … Continue reading

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Confessions of a Shy Girl pretending to be a Social Butterfly

I am, by nature, more introverted than extroverted. In the past, I was introverted to the extreme… and had a reputation for it. As I grew up through the later years of school and particularly into university life, I learned … Continue reading

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