Top 5 Space2live Posts on BrendaKnowles.com 2015

Top 5 Space2live Posts on BrendaKnowles.com 2015

Happy New Year Dear Readers!! I hope you are all well, feeling peaceful and finding ways to be true to your nature. This year brought a lot of changes to space2live including a website makeover and the addition of personal coaching services with me, Brenda. I’ve loved helping clients reveal and revel in their true selves. […]

Introverts and Withdrawal: Why We Do It

Introverts and Withdrawal: Why We Do It

Last week, I had an overwhelming desire to withdraw from everything. Like the mustard-hued sludge the EPA workers inadvertently released down the Colorado River, my emotions colored and flooded my mind. My mother’s recent death; the humbling number of edits necessary to make my manuscript work and the start of the back-to-school shuffle, all put me in a draining […]

How to be Mentally and Emotionally Strong If You’re a Sensitive Intuitive Introvert

How to be Mentally and Emotionally Strong If You’re a Sensitive Intuitive Introvert

At 2:30 this morning, thunder rolled outside my window and my nervous system kicked into high gear. Awakened by the storm, my mind clicked on and my chest and stomach responded by tightening and producing acid, respectively. I do not have any reason to be particularly anxious at this time but this is how my […]

How an Introvert Adds a Significant Other to Their Life : Making Space for Relationships

How an Introvert Adds a Significant Other to Their Life : Making Space for Relationships

A 2014 study out of the University of Oxford found that we all seem to maintain a constant number of intimates, and when we add one, we drop one. While the number of people — what researchers call an individual’s social signature —varies from person to person, each individual’s social signature remains pretty constant. — Sophia Dembling, Introverts […]

Introverts, Energy and Love: The Best of Space2live 2014

Introverts, Energy and Love: The Best of Space2live 2014

What did I learn about relationships this year? What did I learn about introversion? Relationship revelation Looking for what you want can cause you to miss out on what you need. I had a complicated list of wants and expectations for potential partners. I would meet men who seemed to have many of these qualities but […]

Why Extroverts Like Action and Introverts Like Calm: The Brain Chemistry Behind Introversion and Extroversion

Why Extroverts Like Action and Introverts Like Calm: The Brain Chemistry Behind Introversion and Extroversion

    Ever wonder why some people require thrills and action in order to get engaged in life while others are content reading a book, listening to music or staring at artwork? What physiologically makes an introvert an introvert and an extrovert an extrovert? There is more to the introvert/extrovert comparison than how each one socializes. It’s in […]