How to Stop Being a Pushover: Tips For Introverts

How to Stop Being a Pushover: Tips For Introverts

If you’re an introvert who has trouble standing up for yourself, you know how it feels to be walked all over—and not in the good way, like those Thai massages that crack your back. Being a pushover fractures your soul. It makes you feel voiceless, like in a dream when...
How to Stop Worrying About What Others Think of You

How to Stop Worrying About What Others Think of You

A version of this article originally appeared on wellnesswithalie.com Do you find yourself constantly worrying about what other people think of you? Do you feel as though they are judging you or noticing things about you that are unattractive, awkward or embarrassing?...
How Introverts Can Ask For What We Need

How Introverts Can Ask For What We Need

If you’re an introvert like me, you might find it hard to speak up and ask for what you need. Even if what you need is as simple as a moment of silence, you feel like a jerk for asking. I totally understand. I know what it’s like to feel like your needs are silly or...
4 Ways Introverts Can Make Meaningful Small Talk

4 Ways Introverts Can Make Meaningful Small Talk

I grew up in a neighborhood with a lot of other kids my age. Even though I was an introvert, I knew everyone on my block — and I never thought about “what” to talk about. We all knew what everybody else was up to, what games we all liked to play, and who had gotten...
How Introverts Can Smoothly Exit a Conversation

How Introverts Can Smoothly Exit a Conversation

Conversations can be tough for introverts for many reasons. Knowing how to exit a conversation smoothly is at the top of the list. After all, conversations can be really draining for introverts. The problem is, when we’re ready to leave, we overthink it. We don’t want...