An Introverts Guide to Being More Social

Like yin and yang, the world of social interaction produces two very different types of people: the introvert and the extrovert. The extrovert is outgoing, talkative, and social. Extroverts are energized by socializing, and enjoy meeting and learning about new people.

Introverts are the opposite. It’s not that they dislike other people, far from it. It’s just that they value down-time alone or with a small group of close friends. They recharge their battery the best by taking frequent “them” time.

But, even though we can be divided into these two different groups, us humans are social animals. We need closeness, strong bonds, and great conversations like we need water and food.

We know. Being an introvert at a party can be tricky. But breathe easy because today on Healthversed, we’re set to arm all of you introverts with proven tricks to help you break out of that shell. Let’s go!

Prepare Talking Points

This one may seem a little silly at first, but showing up to a party with a secret list of prewritten talking points can act as a fantastic safety net. Read the news, listen to music, watch movie; come up with 5 topics that you can speak about with authority and that other people might find interesting as well. You might not even end up using them. But knowing that you’re prepared in case you can’t think of anything to say can help alleviate your nerves from the very beginning!

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