How to Tell If You're an Ambivert (an Introvert-Extrovert Hybrid)
For those who never identified as a full-blown extrovert (social) or introvert (non- social), there's now a category you may be able to call your. But I have news and some suggestions for navigating the extroverted waters of life. The introvert can navigate and survive extroverted waters . Apparently, it's a new word that is being used to describe an introvert, extrovert, hybrid. Even better, it has enabled me to initiate and nurture more relationships with others. This whole introvert-extrovert thing may be excluding a lot of people.
That statement may say something about me, but it should not define, nor should it limit me.
Even the introverted can thrive in the extroverted world. Of what, who the heck knows? Culture is so often slanted to favor the extroverted personality.Can Introverts and Extroverts Work as a Couple? (Part 1)
Hanging out at gatherings, weddings, reunions, etc. Of course, I am not venturing out onto the dance floor, nor am I going to join in the conversation with that group of complete strangers. We human beings are complex creatures. But we can be very simple too. Hiding your true self in a locked fault and living counter to your natural inclination deprives the world of your brilliance and you of your true happiness.
In a lot of ways, it can be an act of disobedience toward God. Identify what excites and drives you. We all have things we like to talk about, things we like to do, and ways we like to be. What is it that naturally puts a smile on your face and makes you feel relevant? There should be no shame in wanting to feel relevant! I started to really become aware of this point while doing book signings for Baseball in Fort Wayne. The book being local and historical in nature and having stories and photographs within it fostered some amazing conversations with buyers.
I and the book I had produced provided opportunities to build bridges between generations, to help people relive cherished memories, and so much more.
Okay You’re an Introvert, So What!?!?!?
For me, baseball, history, and writing are among those passions that drive me. But I got the most energetic highs from bringing smiles to the faces of those folks as we talked about their moms, dads, brothers, sisters and personal experiences. That drives me and everything I do. Identify what deflates and drains you.
Okay You’re an Introvert, So What!?!?!?
Just as important as knowing what brings you energy is knowing what drains you of energy. By identifying those things, we can begin to control our exposure to them or do what it is we need to do to prepare for them when we have to do them. A time where I can be alone so I can get in my head and set everything straight, identify the lessons I can take from that time and generally re-balance my psyche.
On the flip side, our Extroverted counterparts would draw energy from those situations and be drained from the downtime that comes afterward. Neither is right or wrong. Find the pattern of purpose in your life.
I bet, throughout your life, there is something that you always did where you found joy in doing it. Something you are always gravitating toward as a means of retreat.
The Balanced Hybrids Introvert vs. Extrovert Identifying as an introvert or an extrovert is an undying trend.
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Introverts and extroverts are polar opposites; extroverts require continuous social interaction for self-development, whereas introverts value their space for self-reflecting and to recharge.
Extroverts feel comfortable communicating and interacting with large groups.
Introverts, on the other hand, seek deep and intimate one-on-one relationships. What is an Ambivert?
Ambiverts are generally flexible and offer a balance between both extroverted and introverted personality traits. They combine both traits in order to make the most out of their situation; they can react instantly to certain conditions, yet can also require more time to evaluate them.
Ambiverts are intuitive individuals: Where Do We Belong? Several tests were developed to help individuals recognize their preferences.