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Do You Feel Disconnected from Reality? How to Stop Dissociation and Reconnect

By |2019-09-09T14:39:21+03:00September 9th, 2019|Categories: Personality, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , , |

Do you ever feel disconnected from reality? As if life is passing you by and you are just an observer. Like most of your living takes place in your head, not in the real world. You struggle to connect with people and enjoy life’s pleasures. All this just feels not good enough. In psychology, this [...]

5 Weird Introvert Behaviors and the Little-Known Reasons Behind Them

By |2019-08-30T00:20:45+03:00August 29th, 2019|Categories: Introvert's World, Personality|Tags: , , , |

Introverts are known for their quirky behaviors that usually confuse other people. There are countless articles on the web that describe weird introvert behaviors and habits, and yes, I must admit, I’ve written a few of those myself too. :) But there is not so much information on the actual motives behind those behaviors. You [...]

L’Esprit de l’Escalier: a State Every Introvert Has Experienced

By |2019-08-28T14:52:31+03:00August 28th, 2019|Categories: Introvert's World, Personality|Tags: , , , |

There is a state that is experienced by introverts the world over. L’espirit de l’escalier is a French idiom meaning to have the wit of the staircase. Although it sounds like it means nothing, it is something we have all experienced. It is something we can all relate to, but which affects introverts more than [...]

The Schizoid Personality and the People Who Don’t Want to Fit in

By |2019-09-07T13:05:53+03:00August 22nd, 2019|Categories: Introvert's World, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , |

If you are familiar with psychology, then you may have heard the term ‘schizoid personality disorder’. It is a type of personality disorder in which the individual has a consistent pattern of emotional flatness and detachment from social relationships. In fact, it is included in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5) and [...]

What’s the Difference Between Being Introverted and Shy, According to Science?

By |2019-08-13T13:00:56+03:00August 16th, 2019|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , |

How would you feel if I asked you to be the host at a prestigious party? What about public speaking? Do you see them as a challenge or do they make you feel like being sick? The chances are if it’s the latter, you’re probably a shy person. But are you introverted as well? More [...]

How to Avoid People You Don’t Like or Know When You Are an Introvert

By |2019-07-24T17:00:21+03:00July 24th, 2019|Categories: Introvert's World, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , |

Over the years, I’ve learned how to avoid people. It’s all about skill, talent, and experience, I guess. I start thinking about Dr. Sueus when I chant my avoidance mantra in my head, “I will avoid you in the streets, I will avoid you in the park, I will avoid you all day long, and [...]

Are You a Shy Extrovert? 8 Signs and Struggles of Being One

By |2019-07-16T13:32:58+03:00July 15th, 2019|Categories: Introvert's World, Personality, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , |

You may be familiar with the terms introvert, extrovert, and even ambivert, but what do you know of a shy extrovert? To be honest, I’ve been through phases when I related to being an introvert and then found similar characteristics in the ambivert personality, as well as even the extrovert. I've taken many personality tests [...]

If You Feel Like an Outsider as an Introvert, This Is the Perfect Book for You

By |2019-06-22T14:23:30+03:00June 24th, 2019|Categories: Food for thought, Introvert's World, Literature, Personality|Tags: , , , , , |

Colin Wilson was ever the Outsider. As he huddled in his frigid room in Brockley, a South London suburb, alone on Christmas Day, he contemplated his position. He was alone, in isolation. He had no family or close relation to share that Christmas with. His girlfriend was at her parents’ house, and he did not [...]