Holiday Survival for the Self-Identifying Loner

The holidays create a certain kind of chaos. November shifts to December and suddenly there is shopping and baking to do, social engagements to attend, family outings to cringe through, projects to complete, and holiday movies to watch. Gone are the hours of excessive reading or writing, gaming or sketching. Christmas for the self-identifying loner is not that easy to enjoy. I know the feeling … Continue reading Holiday Survival for the Self-Identifying Loner

The Introvert’s Guide to Surviving Awkward Family Get-Togethers

When are you getting married? When are you having kids? What are you going to do with that degree? Is your life everything you hoped for and more? Why don’t you call more often? I’m just making conversation! People are notoriously annoying when it comes to sticking their noses in your business. Throw in the word “family” and suddenly all boundaries are gone. What do … Continue reading The Introvert’s Guide to Surviving Awkward Family Get-Togethers