Louis CK on the Happiness of Melancholy

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I find it funny that Louis mentions crying in his car after hearing Bruce Springsteen's "Jungleland". The SAME EXACT THING happened to me last week when I heard "I Came For You" on my car radio.

Here's Louis CK on the happiness of melancholy:

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QUIET: The Missing Chapter | By Karen Catlin

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QUIET: The Power of Introverts In a World That Can't Stop Talking is missing something," says Karen Catlin, writer
of "QUIET: The Missing Chapter."

"Since over half of the population is extroverted, chances are there will be some in every group you lead. Where’s the chapter on how to thrive as an introverted leader?"

Great question, Karen, and I love your ideas. Here they are:

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How to Enjoy Tranquility Through All of Life’s Trials

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Lately, whenever I'm in between novels and psychology books, I end up in Ecclesiastes. I never stop being amazed (and comforted) that humans have been wrestling with the same exact questions for THOUSANDS OF YEARS. 

Here's today's passage:

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Watch This Woman Progress From Infancy to Old Age — In Just 5 Minutes

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I've never understood why everyone is so averse to aging. From what I can tell, most people get calmer and more centered with time. 

So I love this video, by Anthony Cerniello, of a woman progressing from infancy to old age -- in just five minutes. It's humane and beautiful and well worth your time:

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Dear @Lexus, you owe introverts an apology

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‘Introversion’ | A comic by Luchie

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Click through for a lovely comic by Luchie, titled "Introversion".

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Want to Help Me Curate the Quiet Revolution Pinterest Board?

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Susan Cain | PinterestWould you like to help me curate a Quiet Revolution Pinterest Board full of ideas, insights, and stories about introverts?

What should you Pin to the Board? Here are some suggestions:

◆ Quotes about introversion
◆ Stories featuring introverts
◆ Bios of famous introverts
◆ Studies about introversion
◆ Introverts in the news

Want to help me with the Board? Simply...

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Quiet: The Book

- Wall Street Journal

Wow!
Bill Gates names "The Power of Introverts" one of his all-time favorite TED Talks.

Best Nonfiction Book of 2012

QUIET has been voted the best nonfiction book of 2012
by Goodreads.com

Manifesto

1. There’s a word for “people who are in their heads too much”: thinkers.

2. Our culture rightly admires risk-takers, but we need our “heed-takers” more than ever.

3. Solitude is a catalyst for innovation.

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