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  1. 1. anniejenningspr.comhttp://anniejenningspr.com/jenningswire/lifestyle/holiday-season-no-nos-limits-and-gifts-for-introverts-and-extroverts-to-mix/Holiday Season No-No’s, Limits AndGifts For Introverts And ExtrovertsTo MixMixing the introvert in you and the extrovert inothers for the holidays doesn’t have to becontradictory.No way!Remember: it’s a matter of managing ourenergy that is different. We introverts arejust as social, celebratory and want toenjoy life as the either an external orinternal preference of being energized.But regardless of your nature, we canenjoy the holiday season and here is how:Consider what Charlie Brown would do.First shown in 1965, A Charlie Brown Christmas, broadcasted there really is atruer meaning of Christmas. Charlie Brown showed in the end, the holidaygoes beyond exchanging gifts. The true meaning is just in time for ourintrovert more introspective attitude. Party if you like, party if you don’t like.There is more meaning to the season so use it.Gift yourself with understanding.Here’s a gift to satisfy your curiosity. It’s one of the most accurate onlineMBTI like assessments in a spreadsheet. Okay, you may or may not have
  2. 2. complete confidence in assessments. When I trained in two of the mostpopular behavior and personality types in the world, it became clear that whenthis happens, it might be because either our answers were as we thought theyneeded to be, or we didn’t understand the questions. So give this one, it’sfree, based on the works of Jung, Myers, Briggs and Keirsey a try. The mostconfident of us are self-aware. When you know your traits you can use themto your advantage in any situation. Yes; even the holidays. Here’s the link forlater: http://digitalcitizen.ca/2011/02/20/free-personality-assessment/Plan a sanctuary system.People who are like us just need some quiet place and space. Whether it’s afamily or business party, I scout out the building or room for quiet. It could bea backyard, a bathroom or just a small corner of a room to make note of onarriving. Where ever it is, just go there when you feel your energy is low. Takea moment to let your mind and emotions get balanced. Do what the roomallows you to do! Then as you re-emerge to the group, take a deep, long,calming breath – and smile.Limit any gift exchange.One year at a car club party, and an Italian club party, I just thought I wouldliterally – run out! Run out of gas in one case and run out yelling, “arrivederci”in the other. The White Elephant Exchange went on and on. If you have everplayed you know the gifts are unlabeled and the first person who opens theirgift may not end up keeping it. A second person can either take that gift oropen up a new one from the gift hall. When you have about 50 people this isnot the kind of fun most people have in mind! Finally at a third party where Icould see it coming, I suggested to the host a couple of ways to limit it.Everyone, really everyone, thanked me for that.Follow the star.The most recent studies from Center for Applications of Psychological Type,
  3. 3. even though now dated from 1998, breaks down the introvert extrovertpopulation as 50.7% and 49.3% respectively. Just like the star in the sky thatguided the magi to Bethlehem, you can count on 1 out of 2 or 3 people feelingjust like you. If you know yourself well, use what you know to find someoneyou can have a quiet conversation in a corner of the room with.Keep in mind January 2nd is around the corner. That’s the official IntrovertHoliday. Until then, enjoy the holiday as yourself.What no-no’s, limits or gifts for the introvert’s holiday season can you add?By Patricia Weber, a contributing blogger for JenningsWire, a bloggingcommunity created by Annie Jennings.Patricia Weberhttp://www.patricia-weber.comPatricia Weber is a Coachville graduate and a Neuro-LinguisticProgramming (NLP) Practitioner. She is a courage coach forreluctant marketers and internationally recognized introvertauthority, helps people motivated for change, to discover theirpersonal breakthrough for ultimate success with her eBooks, teleclasses,workshops, coaching.Patricia has been featured in numerous publications such as Entrepreneur andTraining, She knows what it takes to be successful and happy being authenticto an introvert style and has shared secrets in her eBook and Kindle book,The Happy and Fulfilled Introvert: I Show You How to Make This Your Reality.Serving clients around the world since 1990, Patricia Webers expertise andexperiences with introverts and shy, is in Sales, Presentations, Marketing,
  4. 4. Leadership, and in particular Networking. She combines 30 years of practicaland successful sales and management experience to help clients achieveresults.Connect With PatriciaPurchase on Amazon

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