Episode Archives

The Introvert’s Guide To…People Pleasing

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!

The Introvert’s Guide To…Being Quarantined With Others

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.

The Introvert’s Guide To…How to Be Cool and Popular

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.

The Introvert’s Guide To…Video Game “Dependency”

On this episode, Jess and Phil talk about video games, and if either of them is “dependent” on them. Jess discovers that perhaps Phil isn’t quite as dependent as she thought, and Phil discovers that Jess might have a slight addiction to a certain game of crafting in mines.

The Introvert’s Guide To…Questions from Extroverts

In this episode, Jess and Phil answer questions that extroverts have for introverts. Questions were solicited from r/extroverts and from social media.

The Introvert’s Guide To…Living with Roommates

In this episode, Jess and Phil talk about living with roommates, and how to handle roommate socializing as an introvert.

Bonus: The Extroverts Guide to Social Distancing

In our first ever bonus episode, Jess and Phil have some suggestions for our extroverts who might be struggling with social distancing.

The Introvert’s Guide To…Being Mistaken for Shy

In this episode, Jess and Phil talk about being mistaken for shy, and how often being introverted is conflated with being shy.

The Introvert’s Guide To…The Open Concept Office

In this episode, Jess and Phil talk about the challenges of working in an open concept office as an introvert.

The Introvert’s Guide To…Maintaining Friendships

In this episode, Jess and Phil come up with strategies to maintain their friendships: from texting, to reminder apps, to (ugh) phone calls.