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Why I have not fully explored Montreal
July 12, 2016 - It's been almost a year since we moved to Montreal. I wrote a post last year detailing how I would explore the ins and outs of Montreal and I suppose you could say I didn't quite live up to that promise. As much as our family explored various places throughout this wonderful city (and you can read about our Montreal excursions here), I feel like I have barely scratched the surface.
I have a confession to make
I have a confession to make. I was a former closeted introvert. I now proudly proclaim that I am, hah! It's just a shame I decided to make this confession during a job interview. Point to self...do not tell job interviewers that you value your time alone. In truth, I was under the impression everyone knew the latest definition of an introvert. Introverts are no longer the people once viewed as shy, unexpressive, and unwilling to socialize. The new definition in contrast explains that introverts like me, in fact, love to socialize. The only difference between us and the extroverts is that we need time to ourselves to recuperate. Whereas extroverts gather their energies from others and become more and more energized as they socialize, introverts willingly give ours out so we need time to refuel, gather our thoughts, and meditate. As you can probably imagine, being an introvert means I have to literally force myself to go out. Once I am out and exploring, however, I am having the time of my life. It's just that initial push that I found difficult upon us first moving here. I guess you could say I am a little late in the game on truly exploring this city...give me time, I am getting there. If you ever see me out and about exploring the city, be sure to give me another push and introduce yourself. Force me to speak French damn it. I thought by now I would have mastered the language. Unfortunately, most people in Montreal speak English so I have never yet been placed in a situation where I am forced to learn the language.
Help me out, tell me about yourself!
This is my photo in case you ever want to approach me and say...
'Hi Cat, now listen up, let me tell you about MY Montreal'
Well then, I suppose that's it for now! Hope to hear from you soon and do me a favour, give me a shout now and then on my facebook posts. I'd greatly appreciate it. Sometimes it comforts me to know that some of my posts are reaching some people :)
Thank you and looking forward to meeting you!
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About the Author
Cat is the Founder and Senior Editor for the Circus Living and Getting Primal websites. Her family moved to Montreal, Quebec on July of 2015 and ever since Circus Living has been covering events and attractions in their new hometown. Since her family loves monsters, the paranormal, and the unexplained, Circus Living also covers these subjects as well as feature macabre artists from time to time. Before their move, Cat was the Marketing Director for a legal firm and as of 2016 has been in the marketing field for 12+ years. Her recent efforts have been on growing the Circus Living and Getting Primal brands, as well as occasionally assisting start-up companies and artists with the development of their marketing strategies. Feel free to contact her at email@example.com with any post ideas or events/attractions you wish Circus Living to cover.