22 Tips To Better Care for Introverts and Extroverts
2.1K Flares Filament.io 2.1K Flares × Here is something that hit me recently: For a long time I had a certain idea about what makes an introvert or an extrovert. I had always thought that it works something like this: Extroversion relates to how outgoing someone isIntroversion is the same as being shy. That was kind of my general perception. Doing just a little bit of reading made it clear very quickly - my thinking was way off! Recently I dug into some of the full-on research about introverts vs extroverts and I think I’m much closer to understanding what the terms introvert and extrovert actually mean. Where it all started – and why I had it all wrong If we go a bit further back, we find that the terms introvert and extrovert (originally spelled extravert) were popularized by Carl Jung in the early 20th century. There is no such thing as a pure introvert or extrovert. So really, if we looked at how most of us operated, we would never be on either spectrum of the scale.