Category Archives: introverts

The Hay Festival – introvert heaven?

  This is The Hay Festival, where I’ll be at the end of the week. This is the first time I’ve been, and I have great hopes. Actually, that’s quite an understatement. I’ve not felt this much excitement, nor  emitted such high pitched noises of excitement, in quite the long while.   I’m anticipating introvert […]

True to yourself or fighting it?

  “In the final analysis, we count for something only because of the essential we embody, and if we do not embody that, life is wasted.” C.G. Jung How’s it going? On track? Essential Gifts relished and poured happily into the world? It’s not too late to find them, never too late for that. Gift […]

Being the Introvert You Are

  “It is easier to try to be better than you are than to be who you are.” Marion Woodman, Coming Home to Myself.   Being who you are. Accepting and being who you are, as an introvert, especially as an introverted leader, when the world says ‘extrovert please’ and ploughs happily on imagining that extrovert is […]

When you don’t even have ten minutes

When you can’t find ten minutes in the day for a break. When the quality of the day is squeezed out and vanished, ungraspable. When you’ve even stopped noticing the quality isn’t there. And  the back to back meetings have reached the point where none of what people say is going in any more. And […]

School Holiday Survival for Introverts

  It’s hard for them to understand that you need quiet You’re there so why can’t you play, NOW Understandable   Yet you DO need quiet Lest you begin to speak …in less than gracious tones Lest you land their dinner…elsewhere than on their plates Lest your blood pressure rises…to somewhat higher than healthy levels […]

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