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The Grumpy Introvert on Being Unashamed of Your Bubble

By Jennifer Mattern

Your happiness doesn’t require explanation.

Quiet Revolution’s Top 10 of 2016

By Quiet Revolution

See what got the most clicks in 2016!

The Grumpy Introvert on When to Stay Quiet and When to Get Mouthy

By Jennifer Mattern

How to rise up without giving someone a black eye.

I’M LISTENING, STOP LOOKING AT ME: Grumpy’s Reflection on Craving Connection

By Jennifer Mattern

What’s “it” and how do you find it?

I’M LISTENING, STOP LOOKING AT ME: The Grumpy Introvert’s Advice on Finding Love After Loss

By Jennifer Mattern

Love is never a “should.” It’s “when I am ready.”

The First-Ever Grumpy Introvert Sampler: Speed Advice for All Three Types

By Jennifer Mattern

Grumpy Introvert’s triptych. Yes, we consider it art.

Sailing Lesson: A Love Letter in Eleven Parts

By Jennifer Mattern

Where does your wind take you?

I’M LISTENING, STOP LOOKING AT ME: How to Advocate above a Whisper

By Jennifer Mattern

The ability to ameliorate a negative situation often lies within yourself.

How to Get from Meh to More

By Jennifer Mattern

Maybe you need to shift your goal

What to Do When You’re Overthinking Your Own Happiness

By Jennifer Mattern

Afraid to believe in your good fortune? This piece is for you.

The Grumpy Introvert’s Advice on Friend Breakups

By Jennifer Mattern

You shouldn’t have to do backflips to keep anyone in your life, ever.

Failure, Reframed

By Jennifer Mattern

Introvert: a code word for resilient.

I’M LISTENING, DON’T LOOK AT ME: The Grumpy Introvert’s Advice on Privacy and Dating

By Jennifer Mattern

Privacy is a concern for everyone, not just introverts.

I’M LISTENING, STOP LOOKING AT ME: The Grumpy Introvert’s Advice on Impostor Syndrome

By Jennifer Mattern

Ever felt like a fake? This one’s for you.

I’M LISTENING, STOP LOOKING AT ME: The Grumpy Introvert’s Advice on Making Friends

By Jennifer Mattern

This is advice like you’ve never read.

Solitude in San Diego’s Sunset

By Jennifer Mattern

Jennifer Mattern’s gorgeous, evocative photography captures the peace of San Diego’s sunset.

My Daughter Finds Her Voice

By Jennifer Mattern

Somewhere along the way, she became fearless. Quietly fearless.

A Quiet Goodbye

By Jennifer Mattern

This is what I have always loved so much about my uncle: he has no trouble being proven wrong from time to time. His ego is not attached to a need to be right. In fact, he often seems to enjoy being proven wrong, perhaps because it means he’s learning something new.

My Father, the Introvert: A Photo Essay

By Jennifer Mattern

This, I realize, is what I have been waiting to see, waiting to capture. My father, no longer holding his breath.

Happily Invisible: Why Tokyo Is the Perfect City for an Introvert and Her Camera

By Jennifer Mattern

Whenever I can slip away to explore, I do—just me, my camera, and the thousands of strangers on the streets of Tokyo. I lose myself happily in crowds, the camera around my neck both a comfort and a buffer zone.

The Camera: an Introvert’s BFF

By Jennifer Mattern

Behind the camera, I remember to breathe. I remember it takes quiet to hear, and it also takes quiet to see.

A Tale of Two Sisters: The Introvert and The Extrovert

By Jennifer Mattern

I skulk in hallways, around corners, hoping to catch a few frames of this mysterious sister relationship. What would it be like to have a sister?