The Power of Introverts

Kiersten Marek:

Speaking as an introvert myself, this video is helpful.

Originally posted on The World of LFM:

Are you an introvert or an extrovert?

It’s a question you’ve probably heard over and over again since you were a kid. If you do consider yourself an extrovert, odds are you’d say it loud and proud; conversely, if you’re introverted, you’ve likely felt ashamed admitting it—like it’s an inherently bad thing.

That’s patently untrue, of course. But where does that equation of introversion and inferiority come from? Susan Cain tackles that question and much more on the subject in her new book, “Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World that Can’t Stop Talking,” which has garnered all sorts of praise from the wellness community—not the least of which comes from LFM’s very own wellness coach (and president), Amy Owens.

The video above pulls together some bullet points from the book to give you an idea of some of the misconceptions about introverts and extroverts. For example, introverts are…

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One response

  1. I’m reading ‘Quiet’. It makes me feel better about doing what I like to do.

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