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Is Houston a Home for Introverts?

We’ve noted a number of times on this program how diverse Houston is. Ethnically, religiously, socioeconomically. No matter how you slice it, Houston is a melting pot. And that goes for personalities, too. We have loud, expressive, bombastic people. We have reserved, introspective people. While we routinely hear from the extroverts among us, those sociable […]

Sophia Dembling author of The Introverts Way: Living a Quiet Life in a Noisy World
Sophia Dembling author of The Introverts Way: Living a Quiet Life in a Noisy World

We’ve noted a number of times on this program how diverse Houston is. Ethnically, religiously, socioeconomically.

No matter how you slice it, Houston is a melting pot. And that goes for personalities, too. We have loud, expressive, bombastic people. We have reserved, introspective people.

While we routinely hear from the extroverts among us, those sociable people who seem to relish being in the center of a crowd, there are introverts here too. Sophia Dembling is an introvert. She writes about what that means, and what it doesn’t mean – in her book The Introverts Way: Living A Quiet Life in a Noisy World.

(This segment originally aired July 26, 2013)

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Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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