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Introvert Power : Why Your Inner Life is Your Hidden Strength

An Autobiography of an American Buddhist Monk. I powef it’s the social pressure to be with company. It’s one I would highly recommend on the subject matter. Or if you know someone who exhibits introvert symptoms, read this book before calling the shrink.

The author seems to know what’s she’s talking about, but she makes way too many generalizations.

Or back to the computer screen where I would write a short story or worked on my very first novel ever. Jun 15, Beth A. It might be yours for a moment. The Introvert’s Wish Yelgoe Ch. I think it matters how we seek a balance between the two so that our needs are fulfilled the author somewhat advocated for this position with her idea of yin and yang.

I have mixed feelings about this book. I am SO very happy that Laurie Helgoe, wrote this beautiful book. And then along came this book and it has given me hope and many reasons to celebrate my true introverted nature.


Wonderful book and I highly recommend it! And wors I owe a ton of thank-yous to the author, Laurie Helgoe. If you need validation that you are ok as you are then great read this book.

Dr. Laurie Helgoe | Introvert Power

I’ll huddle in the corner, talking to the one or two people I know, counting down the time til I can leave. I enjoy and find it beneficial to myself and others to learn about human behavior. Helgoe argues that while many cultures demand that we behave in very extroverted ways, many of us secretly wish we could take a little time out to ourselves – to engage in thinking and wondering and daydreaming, writing or reading or gaming or doing math, and otherwise reveling in quiet intimacy, or solitude.

Considering I read this in one sitting shortly after being accepted for the galley, I devoured this book. The writing is lovely, very rich, literary at times and inspiring all the way. I’ve always felt like a minority. Read reviews that mention introvert power laurie helgoe nothing wrong must read thank you laurie introverts and extroverts highly recommend inner life something wrong book helped great book reading this book changed my life feel like reading this book made me feel helped me understand years ago susan cain half the population.

I don’t think it matters whether we’re introverted or extroverted. My message to you: I shouldn’t berate myself for not wanting to go to big parties and do “fun” activities that extroverts enjoy.

I REALLY appreciated the insights of this book and fully intend to read it again to remind myself that it’s OK that sometimes, going to a party full of imtrovert just sounds exhausting, not fun, and that I NE I loved this book. The author blames American culture over and over, but truly, it’s everywhere in the West, at least. View all 10 comments.


I will be buying my own copy of this book, reading it was liberating. This book is full of relatable introvert anecdotes, tips for dealing with extroverts, and plenty of ideas on how to grab one’s need for refreshing alone time in he Wow this is a life changing read!! If I get bored, it’s usually when I’m stuck in a large group with people trying to out do the other talking. I grew up in a family of extroverts on variant degrees of the scale, so to be so far on the end of introversion and take those factors into consideration, it was little wonder why sometimes my mother would ask me as a child “Well why are you out doing such and such like your sister, aren’t you bored?

First, your memories may be the cause. The people in this book are extreme, but I guess usually it’s the extreme that gets shown. May 26, Karen rated it it was amazing. Buy the selected items together This item: No wonder I opened a bookshop now closed, unfortunately.