The Life of an Introvert: Surviving the holidays. Sort of

(Graphic by Adele Palmquist).

It’s that time of year, Laurier! I return with a much overdue entry in hopes that what I write may lighten the heavy feeling of mid-terms passed, the unfortunate abundance of papers and the terror of finals to come with…

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Life of an Introvert: Introverts in the outside world

You did not misread that title. Yes, the introvert steps out of the dark, damp and secluded hole she calls home and into the outside world where she hisses at the sunlight that burns her pasty, nearly translucent sun-deprived skin,…

(Graphic by Adele Palmquist).

Life of an Introvert: What is an introvert?

Some of you may not have the clearest idea what I mean in my past entries when I refer to introversion and extroversion, so as I said in my last entry, this one is meant to (hopefully) clear any of…

(Graphic by Adele Palmquist).

The Life of an Introvert: Classrooms, awkward flashbacks and new outlooks — oh, my!

It has been a little while my fellow introverts! I hope you are enjoying your first year at Laurier or those of you who return (like me) have also recovered from the previous week of festivities. As I was saying…

(Graphic by Adele Palmquist).

The Life of an Introvert: O-Week

When I applied for university I was dreadfully nervous to start a new chapter of my life away from my home, friends and family. Like most young people going to university, I worried about whether or not I would make…

(Graphic by Adele Palmquist).