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Dr. Laurie Helgoe and guest

Meeting the editor of the Japanese translation of Introvert Power

"Like a modern-day Thoreau, psychologist Laurie Helgoe leads us to a tranquil Walden Pond within our soul, and shows us the blessings of solitude we can find there."


--Stephen Bertman, author of The Eight Pillars of Greek Wisdom



“It changed my life. No kidding. Dr. Helgoe’s book opened the door to discovery that has helped free me to be myself.”


—Sophia Dembling, author of The Introvert’s Way: Living a Quiet Life in a Noisy World



“Laurie Helgoe's Introvert Power is The Bhagavad Gita for introverts. If I could, I'd organize a massive flash mob standing ovation outside her home. But I’d have to hire stunt double extraverts to do that---introverts (wisely) never show up for those things!”


--Mary Hershey, author for children & young adults, co-creater of Shrinking Violets, Marketing for Introverts



Introvert Power: Why Your Inner Life Is Your Hidden Strength. The book that started the conversation is back -- newly updated and expanded!


It’s no wonder that introversion is making headlines—more than half of all Americans are introverts. In the second edition of Introvert Power: Why Your Inner Life Is Your Hidden Strength, psychologist (and introvert) Laurie Helgoe, teaches introverts how to gain energy and power through reflection and solitude, live fulfilling lives, and challenge the extrovert-centered biases in our society.


In this groundbreaking call for an introvert renaissance, Helgoe offers an alternative to our deep-seated extraversion training and shows introverts how to reclaim their sources of power.   Supplemented by the voices of several introverts, Helgoe presents a startling look at introvert numbers, influence, and economic might.


Revolutionary and invaluable, INTROVERT POWER includes ideas for how introverts can:


  • Claim private space

  • Carve out time to think

  • Bring a slower tempo into daily life

  • Create breaks in conversation and relationships

  • Deal effectively with parties, interruptions, and crowds


Quiet is might. Solitude is strength. Introversion is power.

Introvert Power is available from the following on-line retailers:



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Introvert Power Book Cover, Dr. Laurie Helgoe


Dr. Laurie Helgoe is an author and clinical psychologist specializing in personality and the psychology of desire. Helgoe’s books include: Introvert Power, recipient of a Publisher’s Weekly starred review; The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Raising Boys; The Anxiety Answer Book; The Boomer’s Guide to Dating (Again); and The Pocket Idiot’s Guide to Breaking Up.


Helgoe authored the cover story, “Revenge of the Introverts" for the September- October 2010 issue of Psychology Today. She has been profiled or quoted in publications including: The Wall Street Journal,, Psychology Today, Real Simple Family, Self, Seventeen, Body+Soul Magazine, The Arizona Republic,, and many others.

Anxiety Answer Book by Dr. Laurie Helgoe link
The Complete Idiots Guide to Raising Boys by Dr. Laurie Helgoe link
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