I grab a can of diet coke out of the fridge and take my shoes off before sitting down at my computer cross-legged with a hot water bottle on my knee. I’m wearing jeans and a hoodie. The Pirates of the Caribbean soundtrack is playing on Spotify. On my desk, Lego and a small toy dog. I open up Facebook to write a new post, then pick up my phone to Instagram a photo I took yesterday.
You might assume I’m at home, but it’s just a normal day in the office.
After the mess that was last year, I’m looking at ways to make this year just as good (if not better) than 2015, which was my favourite year ever. I’m planning to concentrate on learning new things, tying up old loose ends, and building on what I have.
For the average person, the biggest problem at Christmas is eating too much or getting a present you don’t like. When you’re an introvert though – especially an introvert that no one thinks of as an introvert – Christmas is full of its own unique challenges. Here are my tips on surviving Christmas as an introvert.