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World Introvert Day

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About World Introvert Day

When is World Introvert Day? This holiday is always observed on January 2

This is the kind of day that quiet or shy people can really enjoy. Today is World Introvert Day, a January 2 holiday. That makes this your day to celebrate and enjoy. There is an estimated 25 to 40% of us are introverts. There is about an equal number of extroverts. And, there is a sizable number of us who are “Middle of the Road”, enjoying the benefits of both worlds. These people are sometimes called “ambiverts”. There’s no right or wrong way to be. There are advantages to each type of person.

You will know an introvert when you see him. That is if you see him.  An introvert enjoys being in the background or the shadows. He shies away from the limelight. Or, she’s the wallflower you just don’t notice and she’s fine with that.

The objective of World Introvert Day is to celebrate being an introvert in true introvert fashion. No glitz, no glamor, and no party. Spend the day or evening alone, doing whatever you enjoy. It’s as simple as that! You are also encouraged to promote awareness about what it means to be an introvert, and how great it is to be a person with this type of personality.  

Did You Know? The terms “Introvert” and Extrovert” were created by Carl Jung in the 1920s. Aren’t you glad you now know that.?

Are You an Introvert?

As an introvert, you’re likely to enjoy a more quiet and serene lifestyle away from the limelight. Solitude is your virtue. You’re likely to be perfectly happy by yourself reading a book or watching a movie, taking a hike on foot or a bicycle, gardening, or just sitting and watching a sunset.

That’s not to say that you can’t function in large groups. It’s just that introverts are at their best in a calmer, more peaceful environment. You won’t find many introverts making a career in public speaking or high-visibility positions. But, introverts are known for making great contributions to society and the world. They have a big impact on society and in shaping the world. Introverts are often scientists, creators, philosophers, thinkers, writers, artists, park rangers, and often “techies.

Introverts are generally considered happier and have fewer goals or lofty expectations, and you may find them perfectly happy with the way things are. In communications, an introvert prefers texts and emails over in-person meetings or phone calls.

Ways to Participate in World Introvert Day

Celebrate the fact that you’re an introvert. Do so by yourself.

Appreciate the great qualities that introverts possess.

Today's Quote

“Whatever you do, don’t wake up at 65 years old and think about what you should have done with your life” – – George Clooney

History and Origin of World Introvert Day

This holiday was created in 2011 when psychologist and author Felicitas Heyne posted a blog calling for the creation of World Introvert Day, as a day for “us quiet ones”. Heyne made this day a “world” day as introverts dwell around the world.

More January 2 Holidays

Here are more January 2 holidays and events we are sure you will enjoy:

International Stop Spam Day

Run up the Flagpole and See if Anyone Salutes Day

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