Please, Don't Ring My Doorbell

Kim Steele | Posted 03.31.2016 | Canada Parents
Kim Steele

Through the window, the movement from inside when we pressed the bell caught my eye. A small lady, about my grandmother's age, with grey, roller-set hair was hastily tiptoeing to the back of the house. From where we stood, we watched as she tucked herself behind a corner of the fridge and waited.

Being An Introvert In An Extrovert World

Meghan Telpner | Posted 12.11.2015 | Canada Living
Meghan Telpner

The main differentiating factor between introverts and extroverts is where we gain our energy. Extroverts get it from being out in the world, socializing, stimulating that brain reward centre in big ways, and having those interactions. Introverts re-energize by being alone.

5 Ways To Stand Out As An Introvert

Evan Thompson | Posted 03.10.2015 | Canada Living
Evan Thompson

Some might interpret your silence in the face of the steady flow of conversation as indifference or disapproval because the conversation does not meet your intellectual standards. In fact, you may be very interested in all that's being said. You just don't have the confidence or energy to jump into the conversational fray.

Can You Be An Introvert With the Career of an Extrovert?

Natasha Koifman | Posted 12.06.2014 | Canada Living
Natasha Koifman

Just like Warren Buffet had to overcome his fear of public speaking in order to become one of the most successful businessmen in America, we can all work with our limitations and not be held back by them. You need to figure out what your true voice is as early in your career as you can.

QUIZ: Does Your Personality Change When You Travel?

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 10.15.2013 | Canada Travel

Travel is an incredibly liberating thing. It opens minds, adds new perspective and lets people come out of their shell. But it also gives people a cha...

10 Places Perfect For Introverts

The Huffington Post Canada | Julianna McDermott | Posted 01.26.2016 | Canada Travel

"I am an introvert" But what exactly does that mean? I enjoy being alone now and then. In fact, I need to be in order to recharge after a long per...

7 Ways To Be A Happy Introvert

Everyday Health | Beth Gilbert | Posted 08.13.2013 | Canada Living

Are you an introvert or an extrovert? Introverts — people with quieter and more reflective personalities — typically thrive within the inner wo...

I'm No Honey Boo Boo

Kristina Matisic | Posted 04.06.2013 | Canada British Columbia
Kristina Matisic

If you've watched one of our shows or met me in person, you know I am not one of those characters. In fact, I'm amazed they let me on TV at all. In real life, I'm usually the quiet one in the corner. I prefer listening to speaking, and the only rooms I own are the ones in my house.

Introvert or Extrovert? The Surprisingly Best Way to Tell

Angelina Chapin | Posted 11.12.2012 | Canada Living
Angelina Chapin

I am an introvert, and thankfully, so is the woman who cuts my hair. It took me a while to find her. For years, questions about my job and love life over the hum of a blowdryer made me feel like I was on an unsolicited first date. With Leslie, it's different. Which is why the following test might be the best way to identify whether you're an introvert or extrovert.