Maybe it’s time for a little reflection post. I hope everyone has been enjoying my daily foodie posts, restaurant reviews, and occasional travel flashback posts (more are coming and I’m still backlogged).
Summer time is here and that means there are more events on the horizon. It’s great to socialize but it tires me out. I really dislike small talk even though I like getting to know a person. I thrive best in one-on-one settings. I can only focus on one person talking at a time. Even then, sometimes I feel so overwhelmed with too much stimuli around me that I need a break. This is why I love blogging so much. I get to reflect on my thoughts of a recent past experience, write about it, share my pictures and my thoughts. I love writing.
Have you figured out who I am yet? I’m an introvert, and I always have been. I have a lot of thoughts, and I express them best through words in writing. Not verbally. It makes me nervous that I have to express myself in a small group. But if I have a pre-prepared speech to tell to a crowd, that’s okay because I’m just projecting my thoughts and not have to interact in a back-and-forth conversation.
Does anyone feel the same? Extroverts won’t be able to relate because they get their energy from others. I get my energy from within. I hope you can respect that and leave me alone when I’ve been in the company of many people for a long time. I absolutely need my rest — quiet rest that doesn’t involve any interaction. When I’ve recharged myself and feel like I’m ready to interact again, you can definitely see me out.
The introverts will be able to relate. Thanks Google for all the following images: 🙂
- Link to a great article about being an introvert.
- Link to a list of famous introverts (like Albert Einstein, J.K. Rowling, Christina Aguilera, Emma Watson, Bill Gates, Abraham Lincoln, Warren Buffet).
Just for fun, a poll!
Are you an introvert or extrovert? Leave your thoughts below. 🙂