Michelle Athy's Reviews > Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking

Quiet by Susan Cain
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really liked it
bookshelves: 2018-books

I am an introvert. Always have been. I was always the quietest, the shyest, the most sensitive as a child. I know there's power in being an observant type of person, an introvert, but sometimes it seems like the world doesn't see it that way.

This book sees it that way.
-Introverts are quiet and observant and empathetic.
-Introverts are intelligent and creative
-Introverted children are often made to feel wrong, like they're not doing what they should be doing in school (yep)
-I learned a lot through this book about what levels of stimulation I can take, borne out by real life
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Reading Progress

May 17, 2018 – Shelved
May 17, 2018 – Shelved as: to-read
September 8, 2018 – Started Reading
September 12, 2018 –
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September 14, 2018 –
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September 21, 2018 –
50.0%
September 30, 2018 –
62.0%
October 7, 2018 –
71.0% "Reading a chapter on introverted children in particular and how they navigate school and I am sobbing because holy crap, school was literally the worst and most tormenting thing to my very introverted self."
October 8, 2018 – Shelved as: 2018-books
October 8, 2018 – Finished Reading

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