Are you an introvert? Psychologist and introvert Laurie Helgoe reveals that more than half of all Americans are. Introverts gain energy and power through. “Laurie Helgoe’s Introvert Power is The Bhagavad Gita for fans the embers of wisdom in each of us to honor yearnings that. Introvert Power: Food for the inner life, by Laurie Helgoe, Ph.D.

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The author “gets” me. Most of them don’t know it, or if they do, they hide it. That we derive our energies from different sources than extroverts and poer active in different ways – and that’s healthy.

Introverts mental health professionals; anyone interested in human behavior; social psychologists. I’ve always felt like I don’t fit in anywhere, I’m too weird. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. What did it do for me? It is something that you are born with, not something that you chose to do. Like some lntrovert who’ve reviewed the book, I related well to this book and felt the author totally gets introverts in a way that I’ve never seen in other books on the subject.

I often find books on personality type and attributes fascinating, so it was little wonder that I picked up “Introvert Laruie If you’re already familiar with your introverted personality, this book is more of a cheerleader for you to maintain what you like about your introverted life and change what doesn’t work. Keep your goals in mind because your competence depends on your goals.

I owe a ton of thank-yous to the author, Laurie Helgoe. See all customer images. Most importantly, I learned that it is okay to be an introvert. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Share your thoughts with other customers. I always knew that I was different from my peers, who always took pleasure being alone.


Nov 14, Karen rated it it was amazing Shelves: Sometimes, your confidence may be right on track with reality. Psychologist and introvert Laurie Helgoe unveils the genius of introversion.

Yeah, it all started this morning when Sep 07, Paloma Etienne rated it liked it Shelves: Simply because every introvert is an individual first, what might work with someone else, may not work with you. There was an extensive amount of directions, instructions, and stories but not much reasoning or trustworthy science to back it up. If you need validation that you are ok as you are then great read this book.

She makes a lot of assumptions about what introverts are struggling with and what their values are.

It’s all about going out with your friends, according to one of my friends who studied abroad in Japan.

It’s a good and useful book, mind you. Although some research was quoted, it laurrie like a lot of the book was based on the author’s perspective, and this book would probably be much better as a memoir.

I also didn’t realize that HALF of helvoe are introverts. AND, it is so true, that you are NEVER too old to learn and discover new things that will explain your many questions and forever change your outlook.

I can’t begin to explain how throughly and utterly she gets it.

I truly never met anyone like me: This book teac If I could have given this book ten stars, I would have. Nov 27, Liz rated it liked it Shelves: She makes a lot of assu Introvert Power is a self-help book about celebrating your introverted identity and recognizing its strengths, instead of trying to be more extroverted and ehlgoe out of energy, or becoming a hermit – the typical introvert responses to social overstimulation.


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Introvert Power: Why Your Inner Life Is Your Hidden Strength by Laurie A. Helgoe

And most importantly, says that’s okay! Not that I ever tried to fit in Wow this is a life changing read!! If we can improve our competence and practice in safe, new environments, we can see demonstrated success and our beliefs and behaviors will start changing. Lots of aha moments introvett this for me and I’d highly recommend it to anyone who is an introvert or wants to truly understand them.

East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. I find that when I remain silent, people somehow think I agree with them or hate them, depending on the context, and very little can convince them otherwise.

Introvert Power : Why Your Inner Life is Your Hidden Strength

Perhaps the author simply badmouths extroverts a bit because she’s tired of people stereotyping introverts and trying to appease extroverts.

This book even addresses relationships. Intrpvert 19, Michael rated it really liked it. What an enlightening book. Laurie Helgoe, PhD, is a writer, psychologist, part-time actor, and model-and introvert. To an extrovert, curling up at home alone with a cup of tea and a book sounds like a horrible friday night.

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I love the honesty and truth of this book and was amazed to discover that introverts are not a minority! So you’re doing well then? See all reviews.