Travelling for Introverts

One of the issues I’ve always had with travel is the idea that you have to keep doing things. If you’re in a different city, you rationalize spending a lot of energy to make sure you experience as much as possible. You end up on the go for an entire week and come home feeling…

Parties For Introverts

What if all of our social norms catered to making introverts feel more comfortable at parties? Or better yet, what if society just decided that introversion was the norm, and extroverts were the weird ones. However you slice it, eventually you are going to force an introvert out of their home against their will and it’s entirely possible they’ll secretly resent you for it. Here are a couple of suggestions to make them feel a little more comfortable.

Introversion Defined for the Rest of You

Technically, introversion is a result of the way your body processes external stimuli. However, for whatever reason, society has decided that the way introverts react to external stimuli is wrong, so I thought I’d attempt to explain it in a way extroverts can understand. This is my contribution to society and makes up for using styrofoam cups and taking long showers because I’m bored.

The No Fun Boat

A lesson in group think and how it causes anxiety among those of us who aren’t talking. In university, I went on a trip with some friends to go Tidal Bore rafting. The night before we left, we were all sitting around a campfire with some people who had been rafting before. As a high-anxiety…