Setting your sail

Setting your sail

I want to teach her as she grows is to pay attention to the things that interest her, to follow them and engage deeply with them and let them propel her like a strong wind. I will encourage her not to get stuck, but to keep moving, even if that means abandoning one course to follow another.

An introvert summer

An introvert summer

Another way to look at this is that extroverts need external stimulation to keep their brains engaged; introverts’ brains are constantly engaged, so they need external quiet to manage the stimulation. Laney claims that about one third of the population is introverted, putting us in the notable minority.