Are you an introvert?
What most people think of as an introvert is a hermit, someone who’s very, very shy, who never wants to speak to others. And definitely NOT someone who’s putting themselves out there on the Internet in blog form, video form, newsletters what have you….like I do.
So many people would look at me & what I do & think I’m definitely an extrovert, right?
Well, they’re wrong.
It’s all about Energy, Baby!
So what does introvert/extrovert actually mean?
Swiss psychiatrist, C. G. Jung used these 2 terms a bit differently than how many of us may use them, but his explanation makes the most sense to me.
So, most of us think of an extrovert as being very sociable & outgoing. And an introvert is often thought of as withdrawn, quiet & shy.
Jung, on the other hand, described these terms as a way to measure the favored way to direct energy:
- EXTROVERT – prefer to focus your energy outwardly, to the outer world & to other people, you get an energy boost from being around others, energy gets […]