Facing Your Fears as an Introvert

– by Wes Colton, Founder & Coach, Introvert Unbound

Fear is one of the biggest obstacles we introverts face on the path to transforming our social, dating, and work lives. Any number of things might start our hearts palpitating, from embarrassing ourselves in social interactions, to trying our best and still not meeting our goals, to getting our heart broken.

But deep down we all know that refusing to confront that which we dread most only gives it more power over us. To this end, I’d like to share a recent personal experience that shows how facing one’s fears is a lot easier than we think…facing-fear Continue reading “Facing Your Fears as an Introvert”

[LIVE in Denver 11/14] Introvert Dating: How to Leverage Your Strengths

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Are you an introverted type who wants to improve your dating life and/or find a relationship?

Introvert Unbound dating coaches Wes Colton (MBTI® Certified) and Regina Hopkins (Licensed Professional Counselor) are offering a free, 1-hour strategy session on:

  • “Introvert” personality traits relevant to dating
  • Which traits can give you a leg up in the dating world
  • How to leverage those traits to transform your dating life

RSVP today as space is limited! (For your privacy, all RSVPs have been set so no one else can see them)

What’s Your Dating Trajectory?

– by Wes Colton, Introvert Unbound

trajectoryThanks to our limited social energy and fondness for alone time, the dating life of introverts is unlikely to be as active as that of extroverts. What that means is you’re doing yourself a disservice whenever you compare your situation to that of your chatty, hyper-social friends.

In fact, the only person whose social life you should measure your own against is yours over time!

Obviously, with anything as chaotic as dating, dips and spikes are inevitable. However, it can be helpful to take a moment to honestly answer this question: How is my dating life today compared to a year ago? That’s your dating trajectory.

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Why You Shouldn’t Take Rejection Seriously

– by Wes Colton, Introvert Unbound

rejectedAh, rejection. The mere mention of the r-word triggers many a dater’s anxiety and/or depression. Maybe if we came up with another term it wouldn’t hurt so much. How about…cold-shouldered?

I’m kidding, of course. Changing the words we use won’t make it any less painful. No, the best way to do away with the misery of rejection is to stop taking it so damned seriously.

And to help you put rejection in the proper perspective, here’s a 100% true anecdote.

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