Go From Small Talk Hell to Real Friendship
Get my 50-page Introvert Connection guide and discover 7 key steps to make meaningful friendships in your own introverted way.
As Seen On:
A WHOSA-WHATSA-VERT?What is an introvert?
Introverts gain energy by being alone. Stimulating environments and social situations are draining for introverts. We can only handle so much before we MUST restore ourselves in solitude.
This is where many people are confused about introversion. It’s not about wanting to avoid people because of shyness, or sadness. Introverts NEED to spend time alone to feel at our best. Plain and simple.
In contrast, extroverts are energized by socializing. They get a buzz from the very activities that overwhelm introverts. When extroverts spend too much time alone, they feel bored and depleted.
Neither personality type is superior, we simply have different needs.
You are just amazing Michaela and your writing has turned my life around. Thank you.Maria B, Ireland
Every word I’m reading and sitting there like, “Wow, she really gets how I feel!”Pooja N, India
How to catch a cheating woman? Does your instinct tell you that your wife is cheating on you? Use these 10 cell phone spy app online tricks on how to catch a cheating partner to catch them red handed!
LATEST FROM THE BLOG
If you’re a single introvert you know how hard it can be to avoid the sharp sting of isolation. Even if you have no desire to be in a relationship, being a single introvert has its own unique challenges. Because here’s the thing. As human beings, introverts need love...read more
Are you an introvert with a messy roommate? Talking to roommates about cleaning up can be hard for anyone. But for introverts, it’s especially challenging. After all, we introverts hate conflict. We’d rather stay quiet, and hideout in our room than face...read more
This is a question I get asked a lot: How can an introvert attract and make friends with other introverts? Whether you want to date fellow introverts, or simply find a friend who understands your unique introvertisms, it can be hard to know where to begin. After...read more
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SoIa4GYpwcE Hi Innie Friend, I've been hiding a secret for a year. If you're subscribed to my mailing list, you might already know this surprising secret. It's something I never dreamed I would do up until I did it and kinda got...read more
If you’re an empath like me, you have highly attuned senses. You absorb the energies and emotions around you. As a deeply intuitive individual, you filter the world through your inner wisdom and feelings. These are all beautiful gifts that allow empaths to be wise...read more
If you’re an introvert who has a brain that never takes a break, it can be hard to find mental peace. Your mind latches onto worries and regrets and puts them on repeat like a broken record. Whether you're ruminating over something you said five minutes ago, or five...read more
If you're an introvert who cares too much what others think. You're not alone. A lot of my introvert readers and students come to me with deep-seated fears about disapproval and rejection from others. Caring what others think is normal. But there’s a point when it’s...read more
A friend of mine recently recovered from a terrible bout of pancreatitis. If you don’t know much about pancreatitis, I’ll spare you the details. Suffice it to say that it can be an incredibly painful, life-threatening condition. Like me, my friend is an introvert, and...read more
Do you find it hard to love yourself consistently? Self-love is easy when things are going well and you're fulfilling all the 'shoulds' in life. But when the storm clouds come and you’re struggling with overwhelm, failure, and dark moods, self-love is elusive....read more
There are a lot of ways that introverts might sabotage our own happiness. Why would we do this? Well, at the root of the problem is a lack of self-love. When we don’t love ourselves, we start to treat ourselves as the enemy. What do you do, or want to do to...read more