This Cab Service Offers A Blissfully Silent Ride

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 04.07.2017 | Canada Living

Here's hoping it comes to Canada too.

Personality Has Less Impact On Language Learning Than You Think

Steve Kaufmann | Posted 08.10.2016 | Canada Living
Steve Kaufmann

One of the biggest myths I have come across though is that extroverts are the better language learners. I do not believe at all that you need to be an extrovert to learn a language. Language learning isn't about your personality type, rather it comes down to whether or not you possess the three keys.

My Daughter Taught Me It's OK To Be An Introvert

Tara Mandarano | Posted 04.19.2017 | Canada Parents
Tara Mandarano

I see so much of myself in her; it's both heart-warming and heartbreaking. I don't want her to suffer socially like I did growing up, but I've realized I can't keep her in a bubble, either. Sometimes when I'm with her, my memory casts back to my own childhood, and I remember a fleeting instant in time when I was free to be myself without shame.

7 Easy Ways To Tell If You're Type A Or Type B

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 07.30.2015 | Canada Living

Are you constantly told you're Type A, but don't see it in yourself? The infographic below by marketing website Hubspot Blogs might help. The hand...

Introverts Are Better Socially Adjusted Than Extroverts: Study

AFP/Relaxnews | Posted 04.07.2015 | Canada Living

If you think your friends are more social than yourself, you're not alone, according to a new study that suggests we view our social world through a d...

Susan Cain Shares The Story Behind 'Quiet'

The Huffington Post Canada | Julianna McDermott | Posted 11.26.2015 | Canada Living

"What I want to see introverts feeling less ashamed about who they are."

How To Manage Introverts And Extroverts Together

Evan Thompson | Posted 03.23.2015 | Canada Business
Evan Thompson

It can be challenging to find the time to suggest to an employee that they either speak up or speak less. This individual approach can lead to resentment and further encourage behaviour that lies at opposite ends of the scale. A key thing to realize is that it would be uninspiring to lead a team where everyone was the same.

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.

You Can Rent An Hour Of Quiet In A Canadian City

The Huffington Post Canada | Rebecca Zamon | Posted 10.17.2014 | Canada Living

Where's a person to find a moment of silence in their lives these days, anyway? That's the question being asked and answered by Breather, a Montrea...

Quiz: Are You An Introvert Or An Extrovert?

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 10.01.2014 | Canada Living

It's the quiz you've probably taken a few times by now, but have you ever asked yourself whether you're an introvert or an extrovert in video form? ...

7 Books That Are Perfect For Introverts

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 10.31.2013 | Canada Living

Yes, we can't stop obsessing about introverts. And people are noticing. But in all fairness, it's about time they (read: we) had their fashion moment ...

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...

Do Extroverts Have More Children?

AFP/Relaxnews | Posted 08.23.2013 | Canada Living

A new study suggests that certain personality traits may influence whether or not you'll have children, but these traits differ in men and women. R...

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...

Succeeding as an Introvert in an Extroverted World

Natasha Koifman | Posted 06.26.2013 | Canada Business
Natasha Koifman

It's sometimes easy to feel that our world favours those who are more extroverted, that we need to be outgoing and gregarious to succeed in the workplace and in our social lives. You see, I've always categorized myself as an introvert, which may seem at odds with my industry -- after all PR is about being "out there" a whole lot.

Are Quiet Loners Unfairly Linked With Violence?

CBC | Posted 02.17.2013 | Canada Living

He was a quiet, withdrawn loner. A young man who would stare at the floor and press himself against the wall, gripping his briefcase, if others approa...

The Beginner's Guide to Weekends

Kaitlyn Kochany | Posted 01.19.2012 | Canada Living
Kaitlyn Kochany

Weekends are chocolate fudge brownies after a liver-and-onions workweek. They're a massage after a trip to the gym, a cold shower on a hot day. They're a necessity -- after working with people all week long, downtime is a restorative and soothing balm.