I’m Introverted, Not Depressed!
Urging introverts to act more extroverted as a pathway to greater life satisfaction is wrongheaded. Elizabeth's case is one where the demoralization and despondency she experiences—forced to sacrifice her needs as an introvert to comply with the social scripts required to live in an extroverted world—masquerades as depression.
How to Override Your Own Personality
From Science of Us: We are often told to "just be ourselves" as if the self is a fixed, unchanging concept. However our personalities change...