Aren’t Vacations Refreshing? *Insert Sarcasm Here*

Summer is in full swing, and you know what that means…lots of vacations! Now, don’t get me wrong, vacations can be a refreshing break from the daily grind. But when you’re an introvert, they (like many other aspects of life) aren’t always a time to recharge.

Introvert2Just a couple of weeks ago I went on a cross-country road trip with my parents and siblings, where we stopped at various cities to visit family and friends.

And it was the definition of “stressful.”

Of course I love seeing family who I only visit once a year or so, but over the two and a half weeks I had very little “introvert time.” When I have to spend too much time with people, like all introverts, I need some time to recharge my batteries by taking some time for myself. Continue reading