I think I speak for all quiet people out there when I say that we are tired of hearing, “Oh, you are so quiet”. This is annoying not just because it is stating the obvious but also because being quiet is seen a bad thing. Apparently, people think you are shy, socially awkward, simple-minded, sad, anti-social, or bored if you don’t speak much. While these can all possibly be a reason why someone is quiet (and there is nothing wrong with that), there are many more reasons why someone can be quiet. Continue reading
As an introvert, I’m happy to have a whole week of holidays, where I can stay home, far from the maddening crowd, and read books. The problem is that my well-meaning friends try to ‘cure’ me out of my introversion by insisting that I hang out with them.
There are some books that become so close to your heart that you cannot express how you feel about them. Writing a review for these books is very hard. Conveying the multitude of emotions in words feels almost impossible.