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This post is based on an email I sent to my subscribers yesterday. I received such a great response, I thought I'd see if any other quiet introverts out there feel the same way. Most introverts hear the phrase, "you're so quiet" countless times. People love to point out our wordless ways. As a matter of fact, just this past week, someone said to me "You know, you're a really quiet girl." Yes, I know.

When you are born in a world you don't fit in, it's because you were born to help create a new one.

I needed this. I kept on feeling like I'm too sensitive and that I should just get stronger and tuck it away, but in reality it is my strength

Why is it so wrong for an introvert to point out loud someone is? Come on, everyone has experienced a Noisy Extrovert Motor-Mouth. - Hey there excuse me but could you: (1. Lower your talking volume, I can hear you from the other side of the room! (2. Stop talking for long enough, allow me to speak up & share in the conversation!… When I do speak up, you've gotta hush up. Please. And thank you.

What it's like being a social introvert.

The Highly Sensitive Person They are easily overwhelmed. Because HSPs notice more subtleties in their environment, they can quickly become overwhelmed by too much intensity, chaos and noise. If you are an HSP, you might often feel the need to withdraw into a darkened room or some other quiet sanctuary where you can find relief from overstimulation. They are aware of subtleties that others miss. HSPs process more in a given situation. They also reflect more deeply...

Blessing because the capacity to love and feel loved when feeling safe is incredible. Curse because you always know bullshit resulting in mostly being alone and having a fire inside most can't handle.

She has this expression on her face,Ike she's never quite sure she's supposed to be on earth.

INFJ || the downside of a mind full of "elsewhere"; constantly lost in thought.