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Caroline Hindle is a UK-based professional writer, editor, and translator who holds an M.A. in Ancient World Studies from the University of Manchester and has earned the Senior Johnson Prize for Best Finalist in Classical Subjects. She has more than 6 years of professional experience in writing and editing and has worked for companies such as Macmillan Publishers Ltd. Caroline has a wide spectrum of interests, including philosophy, history, science, literature, politics, morality, and popular culture. You can follow her on Linkedin.

10 Social Gatherings That Are a Living Nightmare for Any Introvert

Social gatherings, in general, are not an introvert’s strong point at the best of times, but there are certain ones that prove more intolerable than others. 1. Office Parties An office ‘party’ is an introvert’s living nightmare: one of those social gatherings that are inextricably linked with your survival. There’s no…

3 Classic Novels That Perfectly Explain Why Modern Western Civilization Is Doomed

Some classic novels offer such extraordinary insight into the weaknesses of modern western civilization that they seem almost prophetic. 1. The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde The picture of Dorian Gray is the first on my list of classic novels. True, it's not quite a sci-fi dystopia, but it offers…

10 Traits an INFP Personality Type Will Immediately Relate to

The INFP personality type, one of the 16 personality types described by the Myers-Briggs personality test, is one of the rarer personality types, found in 4% of the population. This personality is often called ‘the idealist’ or ‘the mediator’ and is characterized by a preference for introversion over extroversion, intuition…

7 Special Talents Introverts Didn’t Know They Had

When we think of introverts, we don’t generally think of special talents. Skills and talents are usually the realm of the extrovert. If we’re going to be honest, being an introvert in an extrovert’s world has a number of crippling disadvantages. Life is spent trying to justify an explain away…

12 Struggles Only an Outgoing Introvert Will Understand

How can there be such a thing as an outgoing introvert? That’s absurd, right? Introversion and extroversion are terms popularized by Carl Jung to describe the different ways in which people direct their attention. Introverted people focus their attention inward toward inner stimuli, whereas extroverted people are more focused on…

10 Reasons Why Highly Intelligent People Have Poor Social Skills

Do you suspect that you're more intelligent than most people, while others assume that you're dumb or slow because of a lack of social skills? It can be really frustrating when people think there's something deficient about you because you're not as glib and superficially quick-witted as they are. You're…

8 Things That Freethinkers Do Differently

If you asked most people if they are freethinkers, the vast majority would automatically give a ‘yes’ response. Most people are lying to themselves, are you? Most people hold fixed beliefs about life in one way or another, and those beliefs are largely based on what they’ve been taught by…