On feeling drained by social interactions

As an introvert, social interactions lower my energy levels. Last time at a farewell party, I feel drained surrounded by friends. Before the event began, everyone was responsible for part of it by preparing food to share. I bought a french long bread roll and some alcoholic drinks, like vodka and tonic, Kenmore whiskey and… Continue reading On feeling drained by social interactions

On finding it difficult to approach others

Last time, when I was attending a networking event in a hotel as a guest, I was surrounded by strangers and I didn’t know anyone there. Some people seem to know each other and kept talking, while some people were standing there playing with their phones. My goal to attend that event was to meet… Continue reading On finding it difficult to approach others

On being too quiet around strangers

Whenever I am sitting in front of a group of people, I am often too quiet to speak up around strangers. During company meetings, there is so many colleagues dial into the virtual call, with senior management and different stakeholders. Often by the end of the calls, the director would ask everyone if there are… Continue reading On being too quiet around strangers