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The “Introvert Hangover” | Episode 54

Do you get worn out by long stretches of socializing, back-to-back meetings, or traveling with groups? You might be prone to something known as the “introvert hangover”.

Learn more about this phenomenon (and how to avoid it) in this episode!

Further reading

As I mention in the podcast, I recently was introduced to the “introvert hangover’ concept through the work of Jenn Granneman, the founder of and the author of The Secret Lives of Introverts: Inside Our Hidden World.  If you’d like to learn more, I highly recommend starting with her article, “12 Signs You Have an ‘Introvert Hangover’“.

The good news is, once you’re aware of this phenomenon, you can start taking steps to avoid it.

For example, take introversion expert Susan Cain’s advice and schedule “restorative niches”. This article offers some creative some ways to do that.

And here are some more ideas for managing your social calendar in a way that nurtures you.



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