8. We may speak less, but when we do – we make our point well!
“Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.” – Plato
Unlike extroverts, we think carefully and judge all options before making any comments or expressing our opinions. Being deep thinkers, we are very clear with our thoughts and understand what we need to say in any situation to make ourselves heard. Introverts don’t just speak to make a point or to reply. We ensure our message is delivered clearly when we speak and it has some value to the listener. Being great listeners ourselves, we are aware of others’ needs. So when we open our mouths, we definitely have something important to say.
9. Introverts can really focus
“Originality thrives in seclusion free of outside influences beating upon us to cripple the creative mind. Be alone—that is the secret of invention: be alone, that is when ideas are born.”- Nikola Tesla
Introverts devote their time to what actually matters instead of putting their attention on socializing. Being reclusive by nature, we can easily hide away from the world, and seriously focus on accomplishing a goal or a task at hand. If there aren’t any distractions, introverts drown themselves to various solitary and creative activities for long periods of time. Our ability to focus and concentrate on anything that we are interested in makes us experts in our fields of interest.
10. We have intuitive gifts because we are observe everything
“Don’t underestimate me because I’m quiet. I know more than I say, think more than I speak and observe more than you know.” – Michaela Chung
Being deep thinkers and intellectuals, we like to invest adequate time to think abstractly, identify patterns and analyze situations. This provides us the opportunity to make close observations from a different perspective. With our valuable observations, intuitive introverts can easily find the best possible solution to any tasks or challenges they might face. These intuitive ‘gifts’ makes us special whether we like to admit it or not.
11. We are completely happy being alone
“There is a tremendous difference between alone and lonely. You could be lonely in a group of people. I like being alone. I like eating by myself. I go home at night and just watch a movie or hang out with my dog. I have to exert myself and really say, oh God, I’ve got to see my friends because I’m too content by myself.” – Drew Barrymore
The idea of being alone with their own thoughts, feelings and self-development projects can be most stimulating to an introvert. The joy and bliss we experience in solitude is unparalleled. When we don’t need to explain ourselves to others and we can be all by ourselves, that moment we can truly and fully be ourselves. We are deep thinkers. So we love reflection and introspection. It helps us find our own faults and strengths, work on ourselves, invest in our dreams and facilitate our growth. This is perhaps one of the biggest advantages of being an introvert.
A world of our own
Being alone in solitude has a unique strength which only introverts can feel.
It makes us who we are inside. We don’t feel lonely when we are alone. We love it. For us, enjoying our ‘me time’ can be most exciting and stimulating part of the day. As we don’t seek validation from others, we are completely at peace just by ourselves. We give ourselves the best life advice and manage to find the best solution in any given situation. We are not dependent on others to make us feel good about ourselves. This makes introverts powerful people who can analyse and accomplish any task they set out to achieve.
Only the lucky few can experience such mental strength and find peace in solitude. Irrespective of how our day turns out, an introvert would rather spend their night in their pajamas cosying up on the couch with a book than going to the biggest party in the town.
Being an introvert can be an amazing experience by itself once you start embracing your inner introvert. So, instead of hoping to be like your extroverted friend and enjoying life by socializing, cherish yourself and the advantages that come with being an introvert.
Here’s an interesting video to help you find out if you are an introvert:
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