In this episode, Jess and Phil invited their friend, storyteller, actor, playwright, Carlyn Rhamey to come and discuss life living between the two extremes of Introvert and Extrovert: life as an Ambivert.
In this episode, Phil and Jess talk about dealing with self esteem and self confidence issues. How the stories we tell ourselves matter, and how to be kinder to ourselves.
In this episode, Phil and Jess talk about how to do that thing they are always reminding us to do: say what you need. This isn’t always easy, so Jess and Phil try to provide helpful advice on how to do this. Also, rather than finding helpful advice on the internet, Jess digs deep into google’s nether pages to find terrible advice that you should definintely not follow.
In this episode, Phil & Jess talk about the FOMO (fear of missing out) that can come from seeing others post on Social Media, as well as the self consciousness that some introverts feel about posting.
On this episode, Jess and Phil face the difficulties of Job hunting for the introvert. Both Phil and Jess have been in a position to do hiring as well, so they also offer some suggestions for the job hunter.
In this episode, Jess and Phil check in to talk about how they are “surviving” the quarantine life. Turns out, they are doing pretty well. They also hear from other introverts about how they are doing.
In this episode, Jess and Phil discuss the difficulty of team building events and the introvert. Phil has a lot to say on the topic. Jess discovers to her surprise that Phil would be up for a bus ride sing along.
In this episode, Jess and Phil talk about being people pleasers. Phil realizes that maybe he’s more of a people pleaser than he thought. And Jess discovers that she’s learned more about how to say no than she thought!
In this time of Social Distancing and calls to stay home, some introverts are feeling trapped with their families or roommates. With no escape from children, partners, roomies, and who ever else they share space with, it can be difficult to find the space and time to recharge your batteries. This can lead to frayed nerves and tension in the household. It’s has never been more important to be able (as we always say) to say what you need.
In this episode, Jess and Phil talk about being cool and popular as an introvert, what is “cool”, and whether an introvert can be popular. We also learn that Phil made some unfortunate choices in high school in his quest to be cool, and that Jess was always pretty cool.