Are you an introvert? Psychologist and introvert Laurie Helgoe reveals that more than half of all Americans are. Introverts gain energy and power through. Introvert Power by Laurie Helgoe, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Introvert Power: Why Your Inner Life Is Your Hidden Strength. Laurie Helgoe, Author. Sourcebooks $ (p) ISBN
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If I could have given this book ten stars, I would have. I’ve been fighting this thing called “introversion” as if it was a disease – wrong approach, I see it now. Customers who viewed this item also helgoee. Most importantly, I learned that it is okay to be an introvert.
On top of that, their society is very restrictive, especially to women. I think this was better than Quiet which I’ll bump down to 3 stars. If introvery were more rating stars, I would give them all to this book. It left me with a lot of food for thought because I am very much an in Initial reaction: Now I understand that introversion has nothing to do with being shy or timid or anything like that.
This book teac If I could have given this book ten stars, I would have.
Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Anyone who is not bored by their own company, lives inside their head, or thinks the world is mad.
Other parts of the book I really didn’t connect with. If I get bored, it’s usually when I’m stuck in a large group with people trying to out do the other talking. And then, a couple years ago, took the time to really look into what an introvert actually is. Introvert, that has such bad connotations Introverts need to be accepted by society, yes, but also by ourselves. I love the honesty and truth of this book and was amazed to discover that introverts are not a minority!
Introvert Power: Why Your Inner Life Is Your Hidden Strength by Laurie A. Helgoe
I will be buying my own copy of this book, reading it This book had could have been written about me, a lifelong introvert. View all 5 comments. I adore books, and if I get a day off work, I’m happiest at our nearby bookstore curled up with a stack of good books to peruse and a cup of hot chocolate from their cafe — this is also a recommended introvert pursuit, according to the book, but one that few people understand I assume that many readers of Amazon reviews also enjoy books, however, so I’m assuming readers of this blog will understand a love introvetr books.
I am completely and truly amazed at what I read because I kept thinking “hey, that’s me” and I said it in nearly every page. I cannot laure this book highly enough–especially for those of you who, like me, are seeking to better understand yourself, what makes you tick, what provides you with energy and what is draining itand nelgoe to use the strengths of your personality type to improve your life.
Jul 30, Abbey rated it it was amazing Shelves: I have a better solution. People never usually traveled helgor unless they were on business.
Maybe I need to read it multiple times to get? It’s about how you process information and where you get your energy.
Introvert Power : Why Your Inner Life is Your Hidden Strength
Helgoe shows that the exact opposite is true: Book ratings by Goodreads. Supplemented by the voices of several introverts, Helgoe presents a startling look at introvert numbers, influence, and economic might.
The pressure to enjoy parties, chatter, and interactions can lead people to think that an inward orientation is a problem instead of an opportunity.
By using our website you agree to our heogoe of cookies. I might’ve believed this book when I was 16, but it seems lacking based on my current experiences. Dec 15, Karen rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: That’s a bit too much for my taste. This is not a self-help book.
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Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. Mar 10, Gloria rated it it was amazing. I have had the craziest day This early discovery of the power of solitude had a profound influence on her later work. The psychology statistics and data made my eyes circle around into the blank space sometimes; I am probably not the type of introvert that likes that sort of thing in excess, and I downright skipped the exercises guiltilybut that’s me, folks.
Introvert Power: Why Your Inner Life Is Your Hidden Strength
Helgoe explains that “we have become a culture of ‘everybody else’ Through our constantly expanding media channels, we can know what people are supposedly buying, how people are supposedly behaving, and what expectations others supposedly have for us. I obviously learned a lot about introverts, but also appreciated the tidbits I picked up about extroverts.
Nov 14, Karen rated it it was amazing Shelves: Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide.
Psychologist and introvert Laurie Helgoe reveals that more than half of all Americans are. And I’m not there?? I also learned that I would probably be really happy living in Japan where good manners and non-invasive interactions are the norm.