Whether you're stuck at a party or event, sometimes it can be good to have an exit strategy to avoid that guilt that comes with leaving on your own terms.
Al and Johnny took a trip to the mall and...well...had some things to say about it. Interesting things happened and introvert and extroverted roles were switched up.
Masturdating, the act of taking oneself out on the town to better know oneself, has been shown to aid in mental health. Introverts should feel more natural with this alone time, so this is an opportunity for extroverts to take note.
Jenn Granneman of Introvert, Dear comes on the podcast for her 3rd appearance to discuss her recent article on introverts feeling like the consummate outsider. The guys go over the article with Jenn and they discuss how extroverts can overlook introverts and how introverts have some traits that make them alienate themselves.
It's everyone's favorite holiday that either reminds them of their special someone or, well, not having one. But this holiday which has become a corporate money making machine once started out as something meant truly for love in the romantic circles of Chaucer
There is on old saying describing a person with general knowledge as "a Jack of all Trades but a Master of None." Al and Johnny talk about the extrovert tendency towards being a Jack of all Trades and the introvert tendency towards the Master of one trade. They also talk about finding a middle ground and the strength and weaknesses of each tendency.
One of the biggest issues why there is so much anxiety involved with being an introvert is this underlying fear of omission (fear of missing out). Extroverts go out and are a part of so many things and it makes introverts feel like they are missing out on something. Al and Johnny discuss the desire of being involved while being simultaneously exhausted by it.
Lying is something that we all do to some degree, but the reasons we lie are different. The hosts talk about times they have lied, all the different reasons behind it, and Al demonstrates his ability to carry an accent. It gets a little weird...
We're all somewhere on the spectrum of vertedness and most identify as either an introvert or extrovert but a certain percentage fall very close to the center. There's a lot of proven benefits to being an ambivert including being well rounded, being more flexible, and even making more money at jobs. Al and Johnny discuss those individuals who are naturally in the middle ground.