Skipping a Level Isn’t the Same as Beating It

-by Wes Colton, Introvert Unbound

Skipping-levelI get it. You’re not where you want to be in life and you’re overwhelmed by all the hard work it’s going to take to get there.

You’re constantly bombarded with advice from friends, family, coaches, therapists, and gurus: Read books. Socialize more. Lift weights. Take classes. Change your diet. Find a new career. All of these options—many of which aren’t right for you now or contradict one another—no wonder you’re starting to tune them out.

Obviously, you can’t do everything at once. The key is to pick a single area and make that your focus for a while.

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Why Most Advice for Introverts is Dead Wrong

– by Wes Colton, Introvert Unbound

Danger Bad Advice AheadI love everything about being an introvert, from my thoughtfulness, to my preference for deep connection, to my appreciation of solitude. As a writer and musician, introversion is central to my being and I wouldn’t change it for anything.

Writing about and working with other introverts, I’ve come across countless introvert books and blogs, videos and podcasts, Facebook pages and groups, and Twitter accounts. I’ve learned so much great stuff from these sources, including the science behind introversion, the need to accept the way our brains work, and of course all the funny cartoons.

However, there’s one rotten thread I’ve found running through most of them: encouragement for introverts NOT to push our comfort zone. Either implicitly or explicitly, the message is all too often that because you’re an introvert it’s okay to avoid socializing. And that if people think you’re weird because you never talk to or hang out with them, it’s up to them to change.

For fifteen long years, I bought into this terrible advice, not realizing how much this mindset contributed to my depression and anxiety. Only when I started to question whether being a virtual hermit was good for my mental health, did my life change for the better.

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Dating Guardian Angel: A Revolutionary Product for 21st Century Dating

dating-guardian-angel_test1Single and dating? Confused about what to say to that woman in the coffee shop? Going back and forth about which text to send? Freezing up on your date, unsure of whether she wants you to kiss her or not?

If only you had a guardian angel sitting on your shoulder who could give you dating advice whenever you needed it…

The bad news is there’s no such thing as angels. The good news is, with Dating Guardian Angel, you can have your very own personal coach on-call to help you navigate your way to dating success.  

If you’ve been playing the field long enough, you know that the one-size-fits-all approach marketed by many dating programs is more hype than help. Luckily, Wes Colton and Regina Hopkins—the groundbreaking social strategists at Introvert Unbound—have harnessed the power of smart phones to act as that guardian angel on your shoulder while you’re stumbling through the mine field of dating.

Here’s how it works: For only $10/month you can send up to 20 texts/Facebook messages asking for advice in any tricky dating situation you may find yourself, and Wes and Regina will steer you right.

If you’re tired of ignored texts, bad dates, and lonely nights, don’t despair, sign up for Dating Guardian Angel today!

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