Loners and Introverts

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Loners and Introverts

Group for those who are Introverted and those of us who are Loners. Someone who doesn't need other people around them to validate their own existence.

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Understand the Inner Life of Workplace Introverts

Started by Steph S.. Last reply by Gerald Payne Jul 15. 1 Reply

Society's Perception of IntrovertsBut introversion tends not to play well in our mostly social, fast-paced, extroverted American world. Indeed, says Marti Olsen Laney, author of…Continue

INTJ - Introverted iNtuitive Thinking Judging

Started by Steph S.. Last reply by Dominique Lutz Apr 25. 4 Replies

To outsiders, INTJs may appear to project an aura of "definiteness", of self-confidence. This self-confidence, sometimes mistaken for simple arrogance by the less decisive, is actually of a very specific rather than a general nature; its source lies…Continue

Why you should tell people you are an Introvert

Started by Steph S.. Last reply by Dominique Lutz Apr 25. 11 Replies

I have unfortunately had the response of "I can help fix you" ... which after that I no longer want to be friends with that person. Here is a good blog about telling others about being an Introvert.Telling others you are an introvert is often more…Continue

WHY INTROVERTS DON'T LIKE PARTIES

Started by Steph S.. Last reply by Ryan Shields Apr 16. 1 Reply

Introverts, prefer to avoid excitement and pressure from the outside world. They're more reserved and thoughtful, unwilling to make quick decisions. They prefer quiet environments. Introverts feel most comfortable with a few close friends—some, in…Continue

Introversion: The Often Forgotten Factor Impacting the Gifted

Started by Steph S. Apr 15. 0 Replies

Introversion: The Often Forgotten Factor Impacting the GiftedAuthors: Jill D. Burruss and Lisa KaenzigCitation: From the Virginia Association for the Gifted Newsletter. 1999 Fall 21(1).You know at least one or perhaps are one: the child who…Continue

Introverts’ and extroverts’ brains really are different, according to science

Started by Steph S. Mar 9. 0 Replies

This is a very good article - I post some of it here for you all to read.…Continue

7 Positives Only Introverts Would Understand

Started by Steph S.. Last reply by Jimmy McCann Jan 14. 3 Replies

There’s an avalanche of information about introverts on the web. The great thing about it is that it helps a lot of people realize their own introverted tendencies. Many introverts are beginning to understand why situations commonly perceived as…Continue

Quiet Quiz: Are You an Introvert or an Extrovert?

Started by Steph S.. Last reply by WendyW Mar 13, 2014. 2 Replies

This is an informal 12 question quiz, adapted from Quiet by Susan Cain, based on characteristics of introversion commonly accepted by contemporary researchers.  Take the quiz at the link below: …Continue

Why Introverts May Be More Successful Than You

Started by Joan Denoo. Last reply by Steph S. Dec 20, 2013. 1 Reply

Why Introverts May Be More Successful Than You"as a recent Huffington Post article pointed out, there have been many exceptional…Continue

How introverts react to extrovert bullying

Started by Steph S.. Last reply by Steph S. Dec 20, 2013. 7 Replies

“[A]t school you might have been prodded to come “out of your…Continue

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Comment by Steph S. on November 26, 2013 at 10:14am

Comment by Steph S. on November 21, 2013 at 6:39pm

Comment by Steph S. on November 19, 2013 at 8:29pm

Liz I will post about what INTJ means in the discussions for you - that should help you out.

Comment by Steph S. on November 19, 2013 at 8:28pm

Wow - Liz - you have similar results as me on the test. Very cool. So nice to meet another INTJ

Comment by Liz E on November 19, 2013 at 8:19pm
INTJ
Introvert(67%)  iNtuitive(62%)  Thinking(12%)  Judging(44%)
  • You have distinctive preference of Introversion over Extraversion (67%)
  • You have distinctive preference of Intuition over Sensing (62%)
  • You have slight preference of Thinking over Feeling (12%)
  • You have moderate preference of Judging over Perceiving (44%)

So, what does this mean..

Comment by Steph S. on November 16, 2013 at 8:38pm
INTJ
Introvert(89%)  iNtuitive(50%)  Thinking(25%)  Judging(95%)
  • You have strong preference of Introversion over Extraversion (89%)
  • You have moderate preference of Intuition over Sensing (50%)
  • You have moderate preference of Thinking over Feeling (25%)
  • You have strong preference of Judging over Perceiving (95%)

http://www.humanmetrics.com/cgi-win/jtypes2.asp

Take the test and see what score you get.

Comment by Steph S. on November 16, 2013 at 10:10am

Luara and Richard welcome to the group.

Comment by Steph S. on November 16, 2013 at 12:07am

Liz welcome to the group.

Comment by Steph S. on November 15, 2013 at 11:32am

Awww how sweet Jedi. Hope you get less stress. Children can be stressful. I hope to hear more from you too. Take care.

Comment by Jedi Wanderer on November 14, 2013 at 12:36pm

Thanks Steph, glad to speak to you. So stressed! Typing w left hand w baby in right. Hopefully talk to you more often though.

 

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