Right now I am reading Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking by Susan Cain. This book appealed to me because I am an introvert and am someone who has recovered from social anxiety disorder (which according to Quiet is a “chronic and disabling form of shyness”, ok, I self-diagnosed, but I’m so happy I finally found the proper term for what I went through). The book discusses how introverts are high-reactive people who get readily affected by stimuli. This means that we are prone to depression and shyness, but we can also be easily encouraged.
From there, I realized that I really have to take care of myself. I don’t want to be tossed around by life. I want to be in control. So I have to be kind to myself. I have to shield myself from the unnecessary negative thoughts that can make my life harder than it actually is.
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