Introverts don’t exist

I’ve often been accused of being an introvert. Some apologists would say that it’s not a bad thing, but then they’ll continue to describe specific adaptations in behaviour that ‘normal’ people should adopt in order to understand or engage with introverts more meaningfully. They’re idiots, and so is every other person that allows some idiot [...]

Labels and Life

For everyone that thought my points about labels were uncalled for, take a look at this video if you haven’t seen it already. Positive affirmation is as powerful as negative affirmation. Continuously telling someone that they can’t do something or be a certain way eventually convinces them that it is true. I wish people would [...]

Repeat after me:

dionthesocialist: Mental disorders are medical conditions. Mental disorders are not personality quirks. Repeat after me… Labels will give you mental disorders Labels will reinforce your submission to a condition  Labels will destroy you Labels will imprison you Labels are just that…labels Now, let’s try again… Stop labelling your state of mind, it’s the same as [...]

The Truth About Introverts

I get the good intention behind this poster that has been going around for a while now, but I respectfully disagree with it. It is based on the premise that being an introvert is actually a handicap of sorts and requires special attention. It also labels people, which is something that I vehemently disagree with [...]

Top 10 Myths About ‘Introverts’

Top 10 Myths about IntrovertsMyth #1 – Introverts don’t like to talk. This is not true. Introverts just don’t talk unless they have something to say. They hate small talk. Get an introvert talking about something they are interested in, and they won’t shut up for days.Myth #2 – Introverts are shy. Shyness has nothing [...]

A Brain Dump…

I’m angry today. No, I’m frustrated. Frustrated at the lack of conviction with which most people live their lives knowing that naive bastards like me will inevitably come along and pick up the slack that they leave in their lethargic efforts to do anything. I’m frustrated beyond belief about having to pick up the pieces [...]