Hosts Jess and Phil are introverts, trying to get by in an extrovert's world. Each episode, they will take on a topic that is difficult for introvert's to navigate and try to figure out how to deal with it. They draw from their own experiences, as well as trying to find other helpful hints on social media and on the internet at large. From parties, to travel, to dating, Jess and Phil are trying to figure out how to do these things and more, by trying to solutions that WORK. if you are an introvert, or maybe you're a curious extrovert, come along for the ride and find out how an introvert CAN go to parties, travel, date and much more. Episodes arrive every two weeks.
The Introvert's Guide to...Introverted Actors (with Stageworthy Podcast)
Co-host Jess is still on maternity leave, but this week, Phil gives you a special episode from his theatre podcast, Stageworthy: a roundtable discussion with introverted actors. A lot of people think that actors are all extraverts, but as Jess and Phil have mentioned before, this just isn't true. On this episode actor and playwright, Stephen Near; actor & Singer-Songwriter Carolyn Fe; writer, composer & and performer, Kristen Zaza; playwright & performer, Genevieve Adam; writer & actor Michael Ripley, and your usual co-hosts, Jess McAuley and Phil Rickaby talk about being introverted in a profession that seems to expect extraversion.
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The Introvert's Guide to...Being Awkward
In this episode, Jess and Phil explore awkwardness and what to do when you experience that awkward feeling. Also, Jess will be taking some maternity time, so IG2 will be going on hiatus for a short while. We'll see you back here soon!
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The Introvert's Guide to...That Friend From High School
In this episode, Jess and Phil answer a question from a listener, who is worried that not wanting to reconnect with a friend from high school makes them a bad person, which leads them to talk about the importance of boundaries, revisit the friend list on social media, and much more.
The Introvert's Guide to...Sensitivity and Empathy
In this episode, Jess and Phil talk about being (perhaps a little) overly sensitive. Phil admits to not having watched The Office, and Jess considers whether they can still be friends because of that.
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The Introvert's Guide to...Overthinking
In this episode, Jess and Phil talk about overthinking. They share times they have found themselves stuck in a thought loop, and how to break out of it.
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The Introvert's Guide to...New Beginnings
In this episode, Jess and Phil talk about new beginnings, and how to handle them, from the first day of a new job, to impending parenthood, and try to find some helpful solutions to dealing with those first days and new beginnings.