“Don’t split my attention when someone is talking to me. Listen when someone is saying something unpleasant to me. Don’t drown it out by chatter in my mind, or allow it to be drowned out by peripheral noise. When o when will I learn? This is a learning experience, I hope. I am a scaredycat, […]
From my notes, the 4 different types of people: Sensates know something exists; thinkers know what it is; feelers know whether it’s agreeable and intuitives from whence it came and to where it is going. I’m the latter. Which are you?
I interviewed 35 people about their views of introversion, extroversion and shyness. One extrovert woman said, “I see people as endless opportunities for me to perform.” !!!!! That statement made my ears pop.
I have some of my old notes with me today on the Boardwalk. Ones ten-year-old and they begin with, “Shyness is not inherited, like introversion or extroversion. Shyness develops because of poor communication skills with groups. Maybe, like in my case, there were no extroverts around to learn outgoing communication skills from. And many of […]
I was happily surprised to find this review today. A thoughtful reviewer, she made the point that in Brave, I put to rest the notion that if only a shy person would spend more time with people they would lose their shyness. Thank you! http://technorati.com/lifestyle/article/brave-a-memoir-of-overcoming-shyness/