Introvert Ideal Part 1 – It’s Time to Thrive

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Today I want to share with you Part 1 of my Introverted series. This is something I’m really passionate about and it’s also something I’ve struggled with my entire 27 years on this earth.

My dream – to help others to own their introverted nature and thrive in it – not feel how I did growing up.

Research shows that babies destined to be introverts are often far more noisy and animated than wee baby extroverts. That explains a lot, since my dad says I screamed and cried my way through adolescence, and I’m about as introverted as they get!

Growing up I had so many key traits of an introverted personality but didn’t realize they had a name; all I knew was that I was different, awkward and lonely.

So what is an introvert, actually?

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Facing The Digital Addiction – Time to Unplug and Restore

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Something happened to me recently that forced me to confront a controlling addiction.

No, it’s not alcohol.

Or drugs.

Or sex.

Or food.

It’s technology.

I am finally forced to face the fact that I have a debilitating reliance on electronic connection. My iPhone rarely leaves my hand, but steals more than it provides. It is a crutch for my introversion, allowing me a false sense of connection with others. It is a black hole, fuelled by my desire to interact, giving a dishonest feeling of community. It allows me to hide, eyes fixed on a screen, evasive of acknowledging my fellow human beings in the flesh. It gives me escape from social pressures at gatherings.

It is a thief, this connectivity.

Facing the Digital Addiction

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Are You Hurting Your Body Unintentionally?

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I really want to talk to you today about listening to your body when it tells you to SLOW DOWN.

Life is such a mad rush all the time and we’ve been programmed to feel like we have to keep up, but it is such an unsustainable ideal. Our bodies, minds and souls can’t commit to endless activity and energy spending, and if you’re anything like me, your body will hum a gentle reminder that slowly turns into a roar, demanding REST.

Are You Hurting Your Body Unintentionally

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Seeking Progress Not Perfection

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At its root, this blog is about our journey to improve ourselves and get the most out of our lives. We want to make progress. In striving for that we’ve done a lot of self reflection on what’s been hindering us from achieving our goals. What comes up time and time again for me is perfectionism.

Sufferers of perfectionism will convince themselves that it’s a good thing, and in some ways it can be. There’s nothing wrong with striving to be better at things, to improve yourself and your skills. Those are worthwhile goals.

The problem is that striving for perfection rather than striving for progress sets us up for failure.

Becoming educated about and proficient at any task, skill or habit takes time. It takes practice and it takes dedication. And guess what? We will never be perfect right away, we will always make mistakes, trip up and do something wrong. And guess what else? That’s perfectly OK!

Seeking Progress Not Perfection

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