Wednesday July 06, 2016

The Joy of Missing Out: How one woman embraced her introversion and teaches others to do the same

Michaela Chung has written hundreds of blog articles on "introvert traits, introvert problems, introvert dating, and pretty much everything else introvert related."

Michaela Chung has written hundreds of blog articles on "introvert traits, introvert problems, introvert dating, and pretty much everything else introvert related." (Photo courtesy of Michaela Chung)

Listen 12:11

Being the life of the party is celebrated in our society. Someone who is vivacious, always eager to start a conversation—in a word, an extrovert—is considered to have an advantage in many social situations.

But people who are introverts don't often get celebrated in the same way.

Michaela Chung wants to the change that. She's the author of The Irresistible Introvert: Harness the Power of Quiet Charisma in a Loud World. 

Michaela talks to Candy about how she came to embrace that part of her personality and what inspired her to share this knowledge with others.