The derogatory term “shy”

I don't remember hearing the terms introvert or extrovert until my college psych 101 class. Hard to believe in today's personality test obsessed culture. When I was little I heard people refer to me as shy. I knew the opposite of shy was outgoing and it definitely seemed to be preferred. In fact shy was … Continue reading The derogatory term “shy”

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Tired Ramblings

Hard to balance. Hard to have peace. Calm quiet brings painful intersection. But I'm tired. Tired of being busy or angry or depressed. It seems these are my only choices now. I want to smile at a sunset. I want to wonder at the stars. I want to contemplate. But instead I feel nothing but … Continue reading Tired Ramblings