Being an introvert can be tough around the holidays. From office parties to family gatherings to crowded public spaces, the emotional strain is taxing. But not to worry—our friends at PureWow have come up with nine genius ways to get through it all without the stress.
Start with self-care.
Know who’s going before you go.
Wear comfortable shoes.
Figure out what to do with your hands.
So you don’t look as awkward as you feel.
Manage the small-talk.
Here’s the formula for first-time conversations.
Have an exit strategy.
Just say no in the first place.
Don’t want to go? You do you.
End with more self-care.
Post-party, treat yo self to the things that bring you back to sanity.
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