An introvert guide and a manifesto for all the quiet ones—and the people who love them.Is there a hidden part of you that no one else sees? Do you have a vivid inner world of thoughts and emotions that your peers and loved ones can’t seem to access?
With other myths debunked and truths revealed, The Secret Lives of Introverts is an empowering manifesto that guides you toward owning your introversion by working with your nature, rather than against it, in a world where you deserve to be heard.
Table of Content:
CHAPTER 1: THIS IS FOR ALL THE QUIET ONES
There Must Be Something Wrong with Me One Magic Word: Introvert
Now I’m on a Mission
Are You an Introvert?
Still Not Sure?
Tips for Extroverts Why I Wrote This Book
CHAPTER 2: THE SCIENCE OF INTROVERSION
The Sex, Drugs, and Rock ’n’ Roll Molecule Too Loud, Too Many People
For Extroverts: It’s All about Dosage
How Introverts Feel Rewarded
The Introvert’s Origin Story
What Introverts Are Like as Kids
Temperaments Don’t Change, but Personalities Do Why Your Personality Changes
Your Introversion Doesn’t Have to Doom You
The Four Types of Introverts
Quiz—Which of the Four Types of Introverts Are You?
Why Introverts Might Struggle to Put Their Thoughts into Words
When Your Mind Goes Blank
CHAPTER 3: INTROVERTS ARE RUDE (AND OTHER MISCONCEPTIONS)
Misconception #1: Introversion Is Simply Rudeness
Misconception #2: The Introvert’s Need for Solitude Is Antisocial In Their Own Words
Misconception #3: Introverts Lack Passion
Misconception #4: Introverts Hate People
Misconception #5: All Introverts Are Shy
Misconception #6 Introverts Make Poor Leaders Misconception #7 Introverts Don’t Know How to Have Fun