introversion, life advice

A ramble about thinking too much

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Photo credit: Me, 2015

In one of my favourite memoirs on mental illness, Girl, Interrupted by Susanna Kaysen, the author talks about this idea that her experiences participating in psychoanalysis felt like “messing about in the shadows.” This has always sounded very profound to me.

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friendship, introversion, life advice, personality

Expressing yourself as an introvert: How does that work?

Today I saw a man sitting on a downtown street, holding a sign that said this, almost exactly:

“Don’t let your left hand

And walk a mile”

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