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The Introvert’s Guide To Reading During the Holidays

November 23, 2017

The Christmas season starts at different times for different people. For some, it starts this week because of Thanksgiving. For others, it might have begun after Halloween or even Labor Day. There are many challenges that go with the holiday season, such as travelling, gift choices and party etiquette, but the biggest challenge for an introvert and bibliophile like me is… reading.

Dysfunctional Literacy

If you read during the holidays, prepare to be interrupted. (image via wikimedia) If you read during the holidays, prepare to be interrupted. (image via wikimedia)

The holiday season can be a frustrating time for introverts, especially for those of us who like to read.  Even if we introverts have time off from work, we often have to use that time for extra chores/errands, or traveling, or spending time at other people’s homes.That leaves little quiet time for reading, and that can be frustrating.

Holidays shouldn’t be frustrating.  We introverts need our quiet time, and here’s how to read during holidays without causing conflict or putting ourselves in danger:

  1.  READING IN PUBLIC

Reading is almost essential for holiday traveling because traveling is really boring.  However, reading in public places such as airports or bus stations (or even the mall) can be risky because you leave yourself vulnerable to getting conked on the head or having your stuff stolen (or both).  It’s easy for evil-doers to sneak up…

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2 Comments
  1. Why isn’t Fox News covering the War on Thanksgiving, in which retail outlets are open on… Thanksgiving!? Stay home and read, shoppers!

  2. The perils of public reading.

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