The Introvert's Guide to...
By Phil Rickaby and Jess McAuley
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Hosts Jess and Phil are introverts, trying to get by in an extrovert's world. Each episode, they will take on a topic that is difficult for introvert's to navigate and try to figure out how to deal with it. From parties, to travel, to dating, Jess and Phil are trying to figure out how to do these things and more, by trying to solutions that WORK. if you are an introvert, or maybe you're a curious extrovert, come along for the ride and find out how an introvert CAN go to parties, travel, date and much more.
||ExplicitThe Introvert's Guide to...Valentines Day||Episode Notes In this episode: Valentines Day. Jess and Phil talk about whether Valentines is awesome, or whether it's terrible, and then: some coping mechanisms for dealing with Valentines Day as a single introvert. Links in this episode: https://introvertspring.com/still-single/ https://introvertdear.com/news/introvert-alone-on-valentines-day/||2/13/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitIntrovert's Guide to...Surviving Small Talk||Episode Notes In this episode Jess and Phil talk about how to survive small talk. Links from this episode: http://intentblog.com/10-creative-ways-to-survive-small-talk/ https://www.forbes.com/sites/christinapark/2015/03/30/an-introverts-guide-to-small-talk-eight-painless-tips/#4601ff2574a7 https://journal.media/tips-for-introverts-on-surviving-small-talk https://lifehacker.com/5913355/how-can-i-turn-small-talk-into-a-conversation||1/30/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitThe Introvert's Guide to...Being Fixed||Episode Notes In this episode, Phil and Jess talk about how to deal with those "helpful" people who try and fix your introversion. Links from this episode: https://introvertdear.com/news/cant-fix-introverts-not-broken/ https://www.theodysseyonline.com/im-an-introvert-and-dont-need-to-be-fixed https://www.quora.com/How-do-I-overcome-the-problem-of-being-an-introvert https://introvertspring.com/open-letter-introverts-feel-broken/||1/17/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitThe Introvert's Guide To...Ordering Take Out||Episode Notes In this episode, Jess & Phil tackle that most terrible of introvert problems: ordering take out. Also: here's the silly "are you an introvert or an extrovert based on your pizza order" quiz they talk about in the episode: http://quizly.co/order-a-pizza-introvert-or-extrovert/||1/2/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitThe Introvert's Guide to...Holiday Shopping||Episode Notes In this episode, Phil and Jess talk about surviving holiday shopping, self care, and more. https://introvertdear.com/news/introverts-christmas-holidays-exhausting/ https://introvertdear.com/news/salespeople-introvert-shop/||12/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitIntrovert's Guide To...Relationships||Episode Notes In this episode, Jess & Phil talk about the challenges of being in relationships, both with other introverts and with a gasp Extrovert! Also, an important announcement! https://www.huffingtonpost.ca/entry/how-to-love-an-introvertus58ade64de4b0d0a6ef476aa3 https://psych2go.net/10-things-introverts-need-relationship/ https://introvertspring.com/the-ultimate-introverts-dilemma-in-relationships/ https://www.huffingtonpost.ca/entry/introverts-dating-extrovertsus5abd5736e4b055e50acc4db8||8/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitThe Introvert's Guide to...House Guests||Episode Notes In this episode Jess and Phil talk about house guests, both being and hosting. Also, they share some horror stories about being guests, and also get hung up on the fact that some people don't keep coffee in the house. http://introvertretreat.com/822/introverted-houseguest-host-without-driving-crazy/ https://www.theadventurouswriter.com/blog/enjoying-house-guests-when-you-rather-they-stay-in-a-hotel/ http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-2065379/Want-ruin-life-Be-guest-Houseguests-annoying-expensive.html https://www.reddit.com/r/introvert/comments/30b913/houseguests/||8/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitCatching up with The Introvert's Guide To||Episode Notes Jess just got back from performing her show in two cities, and so we sit down to talk about putting herself out there, and the challenges, difficulties and triumphs of pushing against your natural tendencies as an introvert.||8/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitThe Introvert's Guide To...Work||Episode Notes Work. We all have to do it. Some workplaces are very social, and others more solitary. But at some point, you have to deal with other people, like coworkers or clients. In this episode, Phil and Jess try to find coping mechanisms for dealing with work. https://mmlafleur.com/mdash/introvert-guide-to-working-in-office https://www.huffingtonpost.ca/entry/an-introverts-office-survn3670946 https://medium.com/thrive-global/the-introverts-guide-to-the-workplace-a2429b16c44a http://www.careercontessa.com/advice/workplace-introverts/ https://www.vogue.com/article/career-tips-for-shy-introverts https://mylittlepieceofquiet.wordpress.com/2015/11/05/8-retail-survival-tips-for-introverts/ https://medium.com/@lauraaymar/an-introvert-in-retail-3f6cff9687a8 https://www.quora.com/How-can-an-introvert-handle-being-a-waitress||7/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitThe Introvert's Guide To...Being the Centre of Attention||Episode Notes In this episode, Jess has a problem: she's getting married. That's not the problem! The problem is that she hates being the centre of attention! And she's not the only one! A lot of introvert's break out in a cold sweat just thinking about a surprise party being thrown for them, or giving a speech. So, we went on a search for helpful hints on being the centre of attention. https://www.andymort.com/120/ https://www.thecut.com/2018/02/the-shy-persons-guide-to-being-the-center-of-attention.html http://aftertherock.com.au/the-shy-brides-guide-to-surviving-your-wedding-day/||7/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitThe Introvert's Guide To...Dating||Episode Notes Sometimes, the thought of going out several times a week to meet a new person, in a crowded cafe or restaurant, or even doing shudder activities is just too much. In this episode, Phil & Jess talk about how to navigate the dating world as an introvert. https://www.buzzfeed.com/juliareinstein/i-wanna-do-boring-things-with-you https://www.eharmony.com.au/dating-advice/dating/how-to-date-if-youre-an-introvert http://www.doctornerdlove.com/dating-introverts/all/1/||6/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitThe Introvert's Guide To...Networking||Episode Notes If there is one word that makes an introvert's blood run cold, more than parties, more than general small talk: its Networking. We've all been there. At a networking event that we have to go to, wondering why me?? In this episode, Jess & Phil try to find some ways to deal with Networking that aren't don't go. https://www.theguardian.com/careers/2015/dec/10/how-to-network-introvert https://www.themuse.com/advice/an-introverts-guide-to-networking https://www.thebalance.com/networking-tips-for-introverts-2061377 https://boss.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/10/15/an-introverts-guide-to-networking/ https://businessforum.rogers.com/small-business/posts/networking-101-179719||6/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitThe Introvert's Guide To...Travel||Episode Notes Travel can be fun, but the problem with travel is...other people. In this episode, Phil and Jess try to find ways to deal with travelling and the people we encounter, from the helpful to the less than helpful. https://youngadventuress.com/2015/01/travel-introvert.html https://introvertspring.com/ultimate-introvert-travel-guide/ https://www.buzzfeed.com/anniedaly/um-yes-naptime-is-an-activity http://www.worldofwanderlust.com/introverted-traveler/||5/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitThe Introvert's Guide To...Parties||Episode Notes Parties, the bain of introverts everywhere. The number one event that makes many of us want to breathe into a paper bag. In this episode, we try to find some real options for dealing with parties (that aren't "lets not go to parties"). Some of our resources: http://shutupandspeak.net/how-to-survive-a-party-tips-for-introverts/ https://lifehacker.com/how-to-survive-a-party-or-social-gathering-as-an-introv-1619955860 http://www.health.com/stress/introvert-party-tips https://www.bustle.com/articles/175155-7-essential-party-tips-for-introverts https://verilymag.com/2015/08/introverts-preparing-for-parties-socializing-talking-points-meeting-new-people-conversations-confidence||5/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitThe Introvert's Guide To...Phil & Jess||Episode Notes The "handshake" episode. Let's meet our hosts, Phil and Jess, and learn a little about them. In this episode: Phil will make an "introvert confession" about encountering acquaintances on the street.||5/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitThe Introvert's Guide To...||Episode Notes: Trailer Every two weeks, starting on May 10, we'll tackle an issue around being an introvert in what seems like an extrovert's world. From surviving parties, to networking, to dating, to travel, to work, we're covering all of those things that make us want to breathe into a paper bag. We'll also answer your questions about surviving as an introvert, and we'll even have guests now and then to talk about their experiences, all geared towards helping us (and YOU) figure out these tricky interactions.||4/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
LOVE IT! RELATABLE AND HILARIOUS!
absolutely love this!!!!!! absolutely love your guy's honesty and it's hilarious to listen to!!! I would recommend everyone take a listen to this and just enjoy the raw honesty of Jess and Phil, they are vulnerable but also give greate advice. You will feel like you are having coffee with them as you listen to this podcast.