How to network with generalised anxiety disorder

I'm sorry, but networking sucks. I'm not a natural schmoozer and I don't think I ever will be. I don't want to be. The idea of talking to complete strangers in order to somehow gain something from the situation is painful. Working on my blog means that I generally work from home, alone, with very … Continue reading How to network with generalised anxiety disorder

How to survive Christmas day as an introvert

Christmas Day can be pretty intense. Even for the most outgoing person, the idea of being cooped up with your nearest and dearest for 12 hours straight with nothing but food, alcohol and polite conversation to pass the time can be a little daunting. For someone like me - a textbook introvert - the frivolities … Continue reading How to survive Christmas day as an introvert

When you think I’m being rude, here’s what’s really going on 

I've just returned from a busy weekend in Scotland. It was our first visit back home since we moved to Birmingham and I was really excited to see my friends and family for the first time in 4 months. Unfortunately for an introvert like me, being constantly on the go for 72 hours turned out … Continue reading When you think I’m being rude, here’s what’s really going on 

Christmas…. I’m just not that into it

Sleigh bells ring, are you listening? Well I'm trying my hardest to crank up the volume of my headphones as Sia blasts from my phone into my almost burst eardrums, but unfortunately yes, I am listening to the flipping sleigh bells ring. I walk aimlessly around my local shopping centre blinded by twinkling lights, flashing … Continue reading Christmas…. I’m just not that into it