Some of the strongest personalities in history have been introverts. Einstein, Gandhi, even Marilyn Monroe, just to name a few. You think you are alone? Studies have shows that one-third to fifty percent of all people are introverts. We don't broadcast our natures like giant billboards for the world and as such our feedback from other introverts is limited to what we read.
Thankfully, we are often fond of writing.
Every now and again we get cornered and forced to defend our lifestyle and a moment of panic ensues. Relax, it's natural.
How does a bird communicate the lack of limitations and the amazing view offered by flight? How does the fish, swimming the depths below, explain the mysteries therein or simply how he breathes the water, to those who cannot?
The good news is that you don't have to explain yourself to anyone but if you want to, for yourself or others, here is a simple list of reasons why being alone is not a bad thing at all and how to best cultivate the silence you crave.