"All I need are some tasty waves..a cool buzz.. and i'm fine...". Learning how to relax can not only change your productivity levels but can also lengthen your life.
Al and Johnny discuss why you should be more social and how to actually get it done. Even as an extravert Johnny describes his general uneasiness with many people, and how the key is surrounding yourself with trustworthy people who tick on your personal frequency.
Studies show that people who are more optimistic and positive go on to be more successful and live happier lives, but being practical can keep you from being overwhelmed when the storm comes
Many introverts find it hard to escape from the safety of their room, but learning to go outside is an important factor in self growth.
Johnny and Al met because they were house mates dealing with some other especially bad house mates. The guys talk about that experience and what they now look for in a place and how introverts and extroverts can get along as house mates.
Al and Johnny sit down after a lot of changes and events in their respective lives have happened in only a couple of weeks and get things off their chests. They talk about events and how their current projects are going as well as current topics that they are interested in.
Despite being described as a single spectrum, there is a wide variety of introverts and extroverts. Al and Johnny did a little bit of internet research and found 4 different sub categories of both introverts and extroverts. The guys talk about what sub genre they identify with and what all the types are.
Al and Johnny discuss the science of attractiveness and how a 5 can snag a 9.
Al concludes his epic story of his involuntary visit to the psych ward. Al and Johnny also talk about the state of mental health systems in the United States
Al has to go to Emergency Psychiatric Services for anxiety and is held for the weekend for observation. This is part 1 his story.
Part two will be up on sunday night.
Negativity affects us all in different ways but when things get us down there's a right way and a wrong way in dealing with them.
Introverts and Extraverts learn in different ways, but even with plenty of knowledge on learning theory modern techniques are still behind the curve of technology.
Extraverts and Introverts can make great leaders but both sides of the spectrum have natural tendencies that need to be addressed to make a fully rounded person in a leadership role.
Al has come down with a bad bug, so he is forced to Skype in from his room and the guys talk about the paradoxical joys of being sick. Introverts get their 'me' time while the extraverts get to enjoy their sympathy.
Al and Johnny go through the science of introversion and extraversion and what the research says. Most people don't realize that introvert's brains are physically different than an extravert's brain. Also, they look at the genes that say your vertedness is actually a part of your DNA.
Al and Johnny talk about insecurity and what kind of steps they've taken in their lives to overcome it.
As we get older and go through different life events, our personalities might tend to shift down the spectrum one way or the other. Some people migrate towards the ambivert category while others become more extreme in their vertedness. The guys discuss what things can cause these changes.
Al and Johnny talk about the psychological advantages and disadvantages of freedom vs. routine.
Al and Johnny talk about what it says about our personalities when we look at how we take compliments.
Etiquette and manners are things that many people are taught to revile because these things are a sign of elitism. But manners are rules based on common sense and many of us who fear being socially awkward use them to guide social interactions.
Best selling author and friend of the podcast Amy Morin returns for a discussion on mental toughness and strength in times of stress.
Al and Johnny discuss how being funny and other personality quirks can be a product of something deep inside
Were all socially awkward sometimes, but it takes two to make it that way.
Michaela Chung has done what only a small few have: quit her job and travel the world. She talks to Johnny and Al about making the decision to move forward on her personal journey and what it's like for the introvert coach and author to live abroad.
It's been 100 awesome episodes of introvert extrovert and it's time to reflect on what has happened so far, and what 's going on in the future. Also, Johnny's mom checks in for some details about what it was like being an introvert and raising the 'extrovert in every sense of the word'.