Studies show people who are introverted make up ⅓ of the population in the United States. This is the day to celebrate them!
Introverted people tend to turn inward mentally. Introverts sometimes avoid large groups of people, feeling more energized by time alone. The opposite of an introvert is an extrovert, who finds energy in interactions with others.
Background of World Introvert Day
In regards to World Introvert Day, it comes at a perfect time because it marks the end of the holiday season, which is notoriously a stressful and chaotic time for most. The beginning of the new year is like newly fallen snow, clean and undistributed. It is a good day to take a step back and recharge and be by yourself. Write down a list of goals for the new year and focus on growing from your challenges.
Make time every day to just be - organize and schedule downtime.
Keep your creative stuff handy - being creative daily is nourishing to the soul
Combine your favorite activity with your favorite person - don’t cancel just to stay home in your bed, make plans and follow through.
Buy a slow cooker - fitting for easy meals.
Try slow gentle exercise - such as yoga, fits the introvert pace.
Develop a morning and evening routine - having a routine will help keep you focused and balanced. Morning routines help set the tone and mood for the entire day and a nighttime routine will help you sleep better.
Whether you prefer to be by yourself or in large crowds always celebrate and take the time to recharge and care for yourself.