Recently I got a lesson in excess extroversion and practicing non-excess as an introvert. I spent four days helping my brother and his fiancee prepare for their wedding. From the moment we got up, to when we went to bed, it was non-stop wedding preparation.
We were stressed, forgot to eat and drank more coffee than we should have. I was riding high on the happiness of the occasion and the desire to get everything done before the wedding that I didn’t even notice how tired I was. Naturally, I’m a pretty introverted person and the excess extroversion was silently taking it’s toll on me.
On the morning after the wedding I was cranky, exhausted and emotiona… Read More