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.
At the moment, I’m just sticking to a rough evening routine based on days of the week. While my old routine was good for changing habits (i.e. not sitting in front of the TV all night), I needed something that was a bit more specific but still flexible.
For two years I was basically in survival mode. I was in a fog of not enjoying anything at all and having no energy and just being really unwell generally. Because I’m a natural pessimist (working on it!), I see it as losing two years of my life.