introversion

How Your Personality Shapes What Types of Exercise Work Best For You – Self Improvement Article

Everyone knows exercise is good for you, but many have trouble transforming that belief into action and making exercise a consistent habit in their lives. One reason may be lack of motivation or discipline, but another reason could be that you just haven’t yet found the type of exercise that works best for you and resonates with you. The more we know ourselves, the easier it is to create new habits that work for us. So the first step toward…

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A Thought Experiment to Spark Change – Self Improvement Article

One of the biggest obstacles to self improvement is overcoming your self-image. Your “self-image” is a mental picture of how you view yourself and how you believe others see you. This includes not only physical characteristics (like height, weight, and body shape), but also mental characteristics (such as your personality, confidence, skills, and attitude). We often consider this self-image to be an objective truth. We think to ourselves, “Of course I know who I am! How could I not?” But…

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Susan Cain — How to Overcome Fear and Embrace Creativity (#357)

Photo by Pasi Salminen “So often, when you see someone who’s really good at almost anything, it’s because they actually started out exactly the opposite — and then they cared so much about fixing that problem.” — Susan Cain Susan Cain (@susancain) is the author of the bestsellers Quiet Power: The Secret Strengths of Introverts and Quiet: The Power of Introverts in A World That Can’t Stop Talking, the latter of which has been translated into more than 40 languages. Quiet…

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The Introvert’s Guide To Public Speaking

So, there’s this project at work you’ve been working really hard on. Your boss loves the idea and everything is going great until s/he tells you to present the idea to the whole team tomorrow. You’ve created the slides and proofread them twice, but every time you think of the presentation, your head feels light and you get a sick feeling in the pit of your stomach. What are you afraid of? That you’re a quiet, reserved person and not…

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“We Asked Workers What Brings Out Their Creativity and They Said ‘Other People.’”

Interview: Dan Schawbel. I first connected with Dan years ago, but we only recently met in person. Which is ironic, because his first book, Me 2.0, was focused on building digital connections. Now he has a new book that’s just hitting the shelves—Back to Human: How Great Leaders Create Connection in an Age of Isolation that urges us to have more face-to-face interactions. This is the second interview I’ve done with Dan. Dan has recently entered the podcast world as the…

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