Does the Early Bird Really Get the Worm?

Maybe you’ve thought about becoming a morning person? Or like me, you are one? There’s an earlier blogpost with numerous tips to know how you can be more of an early riser.

This post is a combination of an original infographic and post by Brittany Thompson originally appearing on AffordableSchools.net  This infographic takes a look at the Early Bird versus the Night Owl regarding success in careers and how they live their lives. Some studies show that morning people may be more successful in careers, yet night owls are more intelligent and creative gaining that advantage over their morning loving peers.

If you would like to know if more introverts or extroverts are morning people can you help with taking this 30-second quiz. Please share the quiz too, and I’ll report out the findings.

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Introvert Easy Self-Care to Stress Less Over Holidays

Merry-Christmas
Holidays: it’s one of the times of every year when an introvert often feels more drained, in particular if without a plan or some useful tips.Between the last minute shopping, the gift-wrapping, the planning and the cooking, the week of Christmas can get insanely stressful.

Between the last minute shopping, the gift-wrapping, the planning and the cooking, the week of Christmas can get insanely stressful.

The holidays are supposed to be a joyous time for families.

Here are some tips to help you stress less during Christmas week and enjoy the holiday to the fullest.

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Introverts Holiday: More Responsibility to Value Recharge and Recover

This morning on a news interview about, how to ace an interview, the interviewee’s comments are a reminder that there is still so much confusion about introvert versus shy.

When I heard her start to give her top tips she credited a previous Forbes list, and I heard, “It was really meant to help introverts. People that are shy …”

“What!!” I screamed at the woman on the television business news broadcast.

If the understanding that introvert equates to shy is still a misconception, let’s walk things back a bit and clarify what the key distinction is what it means to be more introverted.

Many more people today understand that a key distinction of someone more introverted – how they get their energy, their stamina – is from their inner self. That’s opposite from the extrovert energized from all things and all people going on around them.

Because life naturally has so much extroverting in it, especially around the holidays, we want to be responsible introverts and take care of our energy. Why bother to recover and recharge?

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Sing the 12 Days of Christmas like the Introvert You Are

Holidays and introverts are only close words in a dictionary. In life, the events and this people style don’t always mix easily.

In years past the traffic and crowded stores were too much for some of us. Now add in the additional stress due to technology in our lives.

As you listen to this song or sing it (even just think it) in your head: ♪♪♬♫ On the first day of Christmas, which is getting close, substitute the words, I gave these gifts to me ♪♪♬♫. Ahem:

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Top Ten Introvert Ways To Put Fun Back In Dysfunctional

Isn’t everyone dysfunctional to some degree?

We may have a dysfunctional family; or we may be the dysfunctional family member! Maybe we’re a dysfunctional parent, or maybe we have one. Because of all the negative perception about introverts, we may qualify to raise our hand, “Yes! I’m dysfunctional.”

Let’s just stop that now and find a way to put the fun back in dysfunctional as relates to us.

Top Ten Introvert Ways To Put Fun Back In Dysfunctional

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