Your Favourite Reads: 10 Popular Blog Posts from The Business of Introverts

10 favourite reads

Christmas day is nearly here! Which means it’s time for me to step back, switch off my laptop and you know, actually take a break.

To round off the year before I delve head first into Christmas films and scoffing mince pies, here is a round-up of 10 of the most popular posts from The Business of Introverts blog.

Have a browse and see if there’s anything you missed the first time round.

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The secret to actually achieving your goals in 2015

Achieving your goals

As we reach the final days of the year I’ve been taking time to think about what I’ve achieved and what my goals are for the upcoming months.

So much has changed for me over the last few years and it still amazes me that only 3 years ago I was still in a full time job that I hated, feeling lost, unsure of myself and with no idea which direction to head in.

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Lovely links: December 2014

lovely links december

Lovely links is a monthly round-up of inspiring articles, nourishing goodness and feel-good tit-bits from around the web. Have a browse, get inspired and discover all the wonderful gems that are out there!

1. This month I’ve discovered Sonesence.com. Designed to help you access a meditative state more easily through the use of music, I’ve found Tahlee’s work to be incredibly powerful and calming.

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7 ways to protect your energy as an introverted parent

7 ways to protect your ene

Today’s guest post is by Tarissa Helms of Introverted Mama

I sat on the bathroom floor with my head in my hands. Meanwhile, little fingers wiggled beneath the door and tiny voices called, “Mom, are you in there?” I adore my children. But in that moment, I was desperate for breathing space.

As introverts, our brains are hardwired to need downtime. Interacting with others expends energy while periods of solitude recharge our internal batteries and are vital to our well-being. As parents, sometimes we fail to realize the time we spend with our children can be as draining as the interactions outside our homes … often more so. If we’re not careful to manage the way we spend our energy, we find ourselves poured out with nothing left to give.

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Are you letting painful memories sabotage your future?

painful memories

This post is a sneak peak into my online course The Radiance Within.

When I was a shy and introverted teenager, sitting quietly at a party and listening to the conversations that surrounded me, someone sarcastically (and in front of a room full of people) told me to ‘shut-up’.

Ouch.

As laughter from the room ensued at my expense, I found myself digging deep to put up a front and laugh along. Ha, ha, ha, very funny…

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How to survive (and enjoy!) Christmas as an introvert

Surviving Christmas an introvert

Ah, it’s that time of year again.

As the month of December draws nearer, introverts around the world are gearing themselves up for the most social time of the calendar.

There are so many aspects of Christmas that I adore. Digging out the glittery baubles, the smell of mince pies and mulled wine, having time curled up at home with the fire burning, and of course spending time with the people that I love.

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