Introversion is a basic temperament, so the social aspect – which is where many people focus on – it’s really a small part of being an introvert, “Marti Olsen Laney, psychotherapist and author of The Introvert Advantage, said in a Mensa Discussion it affects everything in your life.
Introverts are the opposite of extroverts. Extroverts are often described as the life of a party, they seek out interaction and Conversations. They dont want to miss a social gathering, and they thrive in the frenzy of a busy environment.
Psychologist Carl Jung was the first to describe these two personality extremes back
in the 1960s. He wrote that Introverts and extroverts could be separated based on how they gain energy. (The term “extroverts” is now used more). Introverts, his basic definition
said, prefer minimally stimulating environments, they need time alone to recharge.
Extroverts refuel by being with others.
However, we know how these personality traits are not all or nothing. Introverts can
have elements of extroversion in their personalities. Extroverts may like acting on the
stage or throwing Parties. Introverts may like a little more solitude from time to time
and prefer to work alone when they really need to focus..
Signs You’re an Introvert
Here are some common signs that associated with Introversion.
1.You Prefer Working Alone
If a group of projects feels Overwhelming or loathsome, you may be an Introvert. I
interestedIntroverts often work best when they’re alone. They prefer to retreat and
focus on tasks at hand, rather than navigate the social aspects of working in a group
2.You Prefer Time to Yourself
Whether you’re simply spending time resting or engaging in activities, solitude is a
welcome relief. Introverts often enjoy reading, gardening, crafting, writing, gaming,
watching movies, or doing other activities that are performed alone.
One study shows that introverts are likely to be diagnosed, with depression. This could
be another study suggest, because introverts, don’t feel happy as often as extroverts.
They prefer high-quality friendships and emotional regulation. It may be difficult to
achieve this high level of satisfaction constantly.
4.You Have a Close Circles of Friends and like it that way
Don’t mistake an introvert’s small circles of Friends as a sign that they can’t make
friends or don’t like to socialize. In fact, they enjoy talking with people and getting to
know others. They also prefer the solitude of small friends, a high-quality relationship is
key to the happiness of introverts, according to one study.
5.You are Introspective and Curious
You may find yourself daydreaming or working things out in your mind long before you
put a plan of action I place or lift a single finger to change anything. Introverts have a very active inner thought process, that also leads them forward self-reflection and
research. Introverts are dedicated to pursuing their interest and feeling prepared and
6.You Prefer Writing Over Talking
You’re more comfortable writing out your thoughts rather than speaking, especially
when you’re unprepared. You think through your response because your
communication style is focused and considerate. You can carry on consideration, but if
decisions are necessary, you may want more time to consider and weigh your options
so you feel confident in the choice.
7.You Find small talk Incredibly Cumbersome
Introvert are notoriously small talk-phobic, as they find idle chatter to be a source of
anxiety, or at least annoyance.
8.You’re Easily Distracted
Introverts are more easily distracted than extrovert and hence, prefer relatively
Giving a Talk to 100 People is less Stressful than having to Mingle with those People Afterwards.
Introverts are excellent leaders and public Speakers-and although they’re stereotyped as
being the shrinking violet, they don’t necessarily shy away from the spotlight
performers like Lady Gaga, Christian Aguilera, and Emma Watson are all
introverts, and also estimated 40 percent of CEO, have Introvert Personalities.
9.You’re in a Relationship with an Extrovert
It’s true that opposite attracts and introvert frequently gravitate towards outgoing
extrovert who encourages them to have fun and not take themselves too seriously.
You Screen all your Call – even from Friends
You may not pick up your phone even from people you like, but you’ll call them back as
soon as you’re mentally prepared and have gathered the energy for the conversation.
MORE SIGNS THAT YOU’RE AN INTROVERT
Networking makes you feel like a phony
● You often feel alone in a crowd
● You go to parties – but not to meet people
● You are been called “Too Intense”
● “INTROVERTS” like to jump into a deep end.
● You’re accused of Zoning out allot
● You have been told to “come out of your shell”
● You rather be an expert in one thing than try to do everything
● You don’t feel high from your surroundings
● When you get on the subway or taxi, you sit at the end-not middle.
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