22 Things Only Introverts Understand

Truth! I have used #13 many times.

Extroverts: We adore your unbridled enthusiasm, boundless energy and ability to socialize with a houseplant. It’s inspiring. Also: exhausting. So, while we think you’re great, we wish you got us a little bit better. Here, 22 things that only true-blue introverts understand. Read on (in silence, of course).

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Write on Wednesday #34

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Today’s writing prompt:  You wake up next to a lake of fire.  There is a man named Virgil standing next to you.  He tells you that he knows you did everything you could bu,t you did not make it to heaven.  Then he welcomes you to Hell.  Try to figure out why you ended up there.  Go and explore.  In which circle will you remain?

 

I loved reading Dante’s Inferno, but it scared the heck out of me.  This prompt may require a little reading up, but  of course, that is always a good thing.

The 7 Spiritual Laws of Mindful Eating | The Chopra Center

Are you looking to improve your health without having to diet? Try mindful eating—when you start listening to your body, healthy food choices will come naturally. Check out these seven simple ways you can learn to eat mindfully.

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Eric’s New Book! :: Eric Tonningsen’s Awakening to Awareness

My next purchase.  I can’t wait to read this!

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Harper Lee – Inspiration for the writing life – The Writer

I never turn down an opportunity to learn from others, especially other writers.  We all need encouragement and confirmation to keep going.

Harper Lee inspired generations of writers, including Loretta Ellsworth, who shares insights into lessons learned while writing “In Search of Mockingbird.”

Source: Harper Lee – Inspiration for the writing life – The Writer

How Parents And Teachers Can Nurture The ‘Quiet Power’ Of Introverts : NPR Ed : NPR

A new book looks inside the minds of introverted kids and teens, with lessons for schools on class participation, groupthink and public speaking.

Source: How Parents And Teachers Can Nurture The ‘Quiet Power’ Of Introverts : NPR Ed : NPR

Write on Wednesday #33

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Today’s writing prompt:  Start a story set in the year you were born in. Base the  main character on yourself at the age you are now.  Imagine what your life would be like in that year.