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The Little Book of Quiet: Finding a Mindful Balance

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Some of the most influential people in history have made themselves heard despite their quiet voices and personalities, such as Gandhi, Nelson Mandela, and Bill Gates. The Little Book of Quiet takes a broad look at the need for, and the benefits of, achieving more quiet in your life. It will teach introverts how to harness their many positive qualities, and help extroverts ...more
Hardcover, 192 pages
Published January 5th 2016 by Quadrille Publishing
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Suzanne
This was a present to myself, for Christmas. Kmart have great little bargains. A big fan of reading about personality types, and of course of Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking, I looked forward to reading this. This little book is nothing like Susan Cain's book, more like a little guide of handy hints. I found them to be quite basic, and mostly in point form. Here are a few:

Decreasing our stress levels increases our calm levels.

Not all introverts are shy.

Intr
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John Naylor
Jul 23, 2018 rated it liked it
I admit that the first thought in my mind when I purchased this was "The Little Book of Calm" from Black Books (the British TV show). Funnily enough, I think this book could be used the same way.

The book does seem to fixate on introverts more than extroverts which is probably as we need more calm and peace in our lives. (For the benefit of people who don't know me, I am autistic and extremely introverted.) This isn't a bad thing but it does seem to be concentrate on this rather than quiet in cer
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Ellina
Feb 18, 2021 rated it did not like it
This book is not just about quietness but also about being an introvert. There is nothing new in this book that an introvert does not already know. Nothing new and nothing to learn from this mini book.
Lois
Feb 20, 2018 rated it really liked it
Interesting, but it seemed more like a book in defense of being an introvert. It was full of comments about how the introvert life is good and how we should all play up that side of our personality. Not what I expected.
Tini
Jan 27, 2021 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: favourite-reads
a good find at a booksale ☺️
Karen Fox
Nov 02, 2019 rated it it was ok
I think I was expecting a little from this for the money. I read it in under an hour and doesnt really say anything that isnt obvious
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