Personality

Funny & Depressed

Posted by on May 27, 2013 in Comedic depression, Featured | 0 comments

Funny & Depressed

Comedians and depression seems like a contradiction, a paradox, an oxymoron of a phrase. The two don’t belong together. Comedians are funny, they make people laugh, everyone loves them. They must be happy people! A large number of comedians, however, do suffer major depressive disorder, are plagued by anxieties and have a very cynical view of the world.   Many people in artistic and creative professions, whether they write books, paint pictures or create comedy sketches, tend to be a more depressed group of people. Depression is an uncomfortable emotion, one that many would try dispel...

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Influential Introverts

Posted by on May 22, 2013 in Featured, Introversion vs. Extroversion | 0 comments

Influential Introverts

Albert Einstein, Sir Isaac Newton, Socrates, William James, Jane Austen, Mahatma  Gandhi.  What do all these influential people have in common? Introversion. Introversion and introverts tend to get a bad rap in our society. Why is this? There are many myths about introverts such as they don’t like to talk or socialize, they always want to be alone, they’re all shy. These myths are far from the truth and need debunking.   I will begin by describing some of the general characteristics of introverts and extroverts. Introverts tend to prefer to focus on the inner self rather than their...

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