Attention Introverts: These 4 Self-Care Tips Will Help You Thrive

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Introversion, extroversion… For so long, terms like these were meant for the classroom or the occasional dinner party and yet, now, as the majority of our country is living under lockdown, they take on real meaning. Whether inclined or not, all of us – at least for the next thirty days – will become willing or forced introverts. While over the next few weeks Infinity Wellness and Yoga will be supplying you with ample poses, affirmations, insights, mantras, and crystal applications for your energy healing, today I’d like to invite you to read the blog below on how to succeed as an introvert by our guest writer, Melissa Howard: Everyone benefits from practicing self-care. The mind, body, and soul need a little TLC to keep up with this hectic world. Introverts, in particular, need to be mindful to incorporate self-care in their daily routines; otherwise, they risk burnout.

Introverts expend a lot of energy in social situations. Unlike extroverts, who gain energy through social interactions, going from conversation to conversation at group events can leave an introvert drained and in need of rejuvenation. For the introverts out there, here are some tips on how to achieve the self-care you need in order to keep functioning in today’s society.

Tip 1: Be Mindful of What You Consume

What you put into your body is a core component of self-care. When you eat, how much you consume, and what you consume is as equally important as sleep and exercise. If you are feeling depleted, especially after social situations, consider what you have put into your body that day. Nutrients impact everything from performance to energy levels to moods.

Some of the essential nutrients that humans need to function adequately every day are calcium, fiber, magnesium, potassium, and vitamins A, B, C, and E. Even if you eat well and exercise routinely, if you find that you’re not getting the nutrients you need, then you could benefit from a multivitamin. A good multivitamin can improve energy levels and result in a healthier gut.

Tip 2: Find Work That Suits Your Lifestyle

Fortunately, finding work that fits your lifestyle is easier than ever — including many you can do from home. In fact, according to, there are quite a few different industries to explore depending on what interests you. For instance, many introverts find work as content managers, editors, graphic designers, and social media managers, just to name a few. If you love spending time with animals, you can become a professional pet sitter; to