Blog for Introverts & HSPs
A lot of business advice is geared for extroverts, and sensitive introverts can feel like misfits. Here’s my short story of making it work, as a sensitive introvert myself.
Considering leaving the classroom? Get realistic second career ideas from a former teacher turned career coach for teachers. Teaching can be hard on some introverts.
Extrovert-dominant cultures have defined fun too narrowly, as if only the loud things count as fun. Introverts and HSPs can have a different definition of fun. Your permission slip.
Includes career profiles of introverts and HSPs like you, and famous introverts who made a huge impact. Role models of balancing meaning, money, and energy needs.
Small business communities/ networking groups can offer kindred spirit connection (if it’s a good match), and can be an important source of referrals and ideas. 15 simple things to do, to make good use of your membership, without getting overwhelmed.
I’ll tell you exactly how I’ve been tuning in to my instincts even more and what’s happening. It’s simpler than it might seem, but the results are big: more calm, more effectiveness.
My recent shake-up story and how I found my footing again. I wrote up 7 ways that help me cope with uncertainty in business and life (including climate chaos). + Coping mantras.
My review of the 2023 book, Sensitive, and what happened at a book discussion with other HSPs. I also define high sensitivity here. It’s so misunderstood.
The ultimate list of good careers for HSPs and introverts — PLUS how to access a list of custom career or business ideas for YOU.