Introverts are, by and large, reflective folk.
We take time to make considered decisions, especially when it matters. And when the demands of our jobs and our lives deplete our energy, we need quiet ‘down time’ to recharge. Extroverts, who refresh their energy by being with others (the more the merrier), may find our need for quiet a bit odd, and have been known to tell us that there is something wrong with us. Well, there isn’t – we’re just different.
Up to half of the population is introverted. Neither introversion nor extroversion is abnormal, though in Western cultures, being extrovert is considered more desirable, and introverts are often encouraged to ‘be more outgoing’. While we do need to understand both temperaments, it’s worth noting that many Eastern cultures value thoughtful, gentle souls.
If you are an introvert,
I can help you show up at your best in this extroverted world, to get your point across with authenticity, and to value your quietness and use it powerfully. Especially if you’re in transition, perhaps into a new phase of your life, or into a position or situation that demands more from you, I offer you a place to expand, reflect and connect with your inner wisdom, so that you can go forward with more self-awareness, more confidence, and greater capacity to work with the extroverts in your life and bring out the best in them too.
If you find it hard to support your quiet space, I can help you build and maintain effective boundaries without appearing aloof or defensive. If you’ve ever been told you were too sensitive, or that you should be more outgoing, then you’re in the right place.
And if you have been knocked off balance
by workplace bullying, stress, overload, or anything else at work that has left you feeling diminished and disconnected, you’ll find inspiration and resources at