The Introvert, Dear Podcast

The Introvert, Dear Podcast
The Introvert, Dear Podcast is devoted to helping introverts live more peaceful, meaningful lives. We’re here to remind you that you don’t have to be an extrovert to be happy — and there’s nothing wrong with being quiet and spending time alone. Th

#24: How to Navigate Romantic Relationships as an HSP
Mar 26 • 38 min
Are you an introvert who’s also a highly sensitive person? There’s a good chance you are, because 70 percent of HSPs are also introverts. If you’re a highly sensitive introvert, you know how challenging that can be, and most likely, one of your bigg…
#23: How to Nail the Job Interview as an Introvert
Feb 26 • 38 min
An interview can feel like small talk on steroids for introverts. Only the stakes are raised as you need to put your best foot forward because a job you want is on the line. The thought is enough to give you sweaty palms and a queasy stomach….
#22: How to Cope with Anxiety as an Introvert
Feb 12 • 43 min
When many people hear the word introvert, they picture a nail-biter, cowering in his or her bedroom, refusing to interact with the rest of the world. Frankly, this definition of introvert misses the mark by a long shot. But it is true that …
#21: Why Introverts Make Great Writers
Jan 29 • 43 min
Quiet, thoughtful, focused, insightful - these are a few words that describe a writer. And they’re words that also capture many introverts quite well. It’s no surprise, then, that a lot of writers are introverts. If you’ve ever thought about …
#20: The Benefits of Being an Introvert
Jan 15 • 40 min
Modern society celebrates the strengths and virtues of extroversion. It’s no surprise: Extroverts are masters of tooting their own horn. While the outward-focus extroverts bring to life is helpful at many times and in many ways, the one-sided praise…
#19: Yes, Even Introverts Need Friends
Jan 1 • 43 min
Introverts need good friends and strong relationships, just like extroverts do, but they go about socializing a little differently. Usually they require just a few deep connections - instead of a rolodex of acquaintance…
#18: How to Identify Energy Leaks and Get Energized
Dec 18, 2018 • 42 min
Energy - none of us has an unlimited supply, and we introverts need to be particularly mindful of how we spend ours. Mismanagement can quickly result in stress, frustration, overwhelm, lapses in productivity, and the like. That we i…
#17: An INFJ Career Coach Shares the Secrets to Finding Meaningful Work
Dec 4, 2018 • 45 min
Finding a job that can hold your interest, capture your imagination, and inspire you is, to say the least, difficult for many introverts, but it’s especially challenging for intuitive introverts. The Myers-Briggs personality type known as the…
#16: How to Establish Life-Giving Boundaries as an Introvert
Nov 20, 2018 • 41 min
We all need boundaries that keep the bad out of our lives and let the good in, but maintaining them is difficult for many introverts. It takes a lot energy and resolve to stand up to the demands of an often extroverted culture and do it on a …
#15: Why Alone Time Is an Absolute Must for Introverts — and How to Get More of It
Nov 6, 2018 • 37 min
What makes an introvert an introvert? A number of factors make us who we are, but one of the most important is that we need quiet time to recharge. Robbed of alone time, we grow tired and frustrated and feel overstimulated. We…
#14: Maximize Your Creativity as an Introvert
Oct 23, 2018 • 55 min
Creativity provides an outlet for many introverts and a means of authentic self-expression. Some of the most creative people in the world are quiet types like you and me. Just how you express your creativity depends on the kind of introvert y…
#13: Are You a Highly Sensitive Person?
Oct 9, 2018 • 42 min
Have you ever felt like the term “introvert” didn’t fully describe you? Are there aspects of your personality that don’t fall under the “introversion” umbrella? Today we’re talking about what it means to be a highly sensitive person (HSP).
#12: Introvert Self-Care: Take Care of Yourself (without Feeling Bad About It)
Sep 25, 2018 • 44 min
In our hundred-mile-an-hour world, it’s easy to feel burned out. From the moment we wake up, we’re flooded with notifications, beeps, and updates. We have more information at our fingertips than any past generation could’ve imagined thanks to…
#11: An Introvert Artist on Creativity, Self-Care, and the Challenges of Making It All Work
Sep 11, 2018 • 44 min
Are you an introvert who’s always been drawn to the visual arts? Maybe you’ve even dreamed of working as an artist but wondered whether or not you could make ends meet and how to get started. On today’s show, we’re talking to introvert artist…
#10: Social Media Marketing for Your Business or Cause — the Introverted Way
Aug 28, 2018 • 45 min
Are you an introvert business owner, freelancer, or creative who loves working for yourself but can’t stand promoting your work? It just feels inauthentic and as if you’re selling out or shouting at people through a megaphone. Maybe you’ve ev…
#09: How Introverts Can Take the ‘Drain’ Out of Travel — and Enjoy It More
Aug 14, 2018 • 40 min
Do you love exploring new places and experiencing new cultures but hate the anxiety and exhaustion that seem inevitable? Today, we’re going to explore why many introverts are drawn to travel and how you can do it with less drain.
#08: How to Win Friends & Influence People, Introvert Style
Jul 31, 2018 • 56 min
What do you do when you can’t stand small talk, talking to strangers, and meeting new people but you want to have more confidence in social situations? Listen to the story of an introvert who challenged himself to interact with complete stran…
#07: Why Introverts Are Attracted to Entrepreneurship (and How to Get Started)
Jul 17, 2018 • 43 min
Ever thought about starting a business or working for yourself? Tune into this episode to learn why introverts are attracted to entrepreneurship, how to get started, and much, much more! Elizabeth Potts Weinstein joins us for…
#06: How to Design a Life That Honors Your Introvert Needs
Jul 3, 2018 • 45 min
Is it possible to design a life that suits your introversion? Tune in to learn about big and little changes you can make that’ll improve your life in the hear-and-now, as well as in the future. We talk about quiet time, career, perfectionism,…
#05: Why Many Introverts Are Drawn to Writing
Jun 19, 2018 • 50 min
What attracts introverts to writing? Join us as we explore why many introverts are natural writers, what gifts help them excel with pad and pen (or a computer), common obstacles they face, ways to go pro, and a whole lot more! In th…
#04: What You Need to Know About Your Introvert Personality
Jun 5, 2018 • 39 min
Do you know what your introvert personality type is? In this episode of the Introvert, Dear Podcast, we explore the introvert Myers-Briggs personality types with personality expert, Susan Storm. If you’ve ever wondered why knowing your…
#03: What You Need to Know About Introvert Romantic Relationships
May 22, 2018 • 54 min
What do you as an introvert need to know about romantic relationships? How can you meet new people to date when online dating isn’t working? What are three crucial things all introverts need in a relationship? Why are relationships good…
#02: Why You Don’t Need to Apologize for Being an Introvert
May 8, 2018 • 38 min
In this show, Laurie Helgoe, author of Introvert Power, joins us to celebrate the 10th anniversary of her important book. We discuss why you as an introvert don’t need to apologize for being who you are, common mistakes people make a…
#01: An Introduction to The Introvert, Dear Podcast
Apr 22, 2018 • 16 min
Welcome fellow introvert! In this inaugural episode, you’ll hear what this show is all about, why we’re starting it, and what you can expect from future episodes. You’ll also learn a little about the hosts, Jenn Granneman and Bo Miller, and how you …