Are You Hiding Your Intelligence and Your Multiple Abilities from Others and Maybe Even from Yourself?

Are You Hiding Your Intelligence and Your Multiple Abilities from Others and Maybe Even from Yourself?

You would think people would appreciate you for your capacity to do so many things so well. You would think humans would realize we desperately need our super smart, innovative, highly sensitive thinker-creators to protect,…

Welcome to my Revised, Rejuvenated, Retrofitted Website/Blog

Welcome to my Revised, Rejuvenated, Retrofitted Website/Blog

It has been a journey. These revisions. This upgrade. What was I thinking? After all, at my age, I should be retiring. Not upleveling my website/blog. And there were so many bugs to work out…

The Courage to Dive into Deep Therapy

The Courage to Dive into Deep Therapy

Did you know there are therapists on Instagram who have tens of thousands or millions of followers? I am not one of them. But that is OK. I am doing my own little Insta-memes and…

This Is Your Brain On Giftedness

This Is Your Brain On Giftedness

You have peculiar sensitivities, unruly anxieties, and effervescent expectations. Right? Next time someone asks you what giftedness and rainforest-mindedness is, you say this. After all, a rainforest is kind of peculiar, unruly, and effervescent. (from…

The Benefits Of Not Fitting In When You Are A Quirky Gifted Outlier

The Benefits Of Not Fitting In When You Are A Quirky Gifted Outlier

My friend Delia’s screen saver is The Origin of the Solar System Elements. Not her adorable son or her handsome hubby. Nope. The Origin of the Solar System Elements. Do you think she might have…

How To Face Your Fear Of Failure

How To Face Your Fear Of Failure

I could not have said it better myself. (Photo by Madhi Bafandi, Unsplash) In the words of a courageous bloggEE: “…Fear of failure – yes, I’ve had that too, and still have. I was a…

Being Gifted May Not Be Such A Gift

Being Gifted May Not Be Such A Gift

I have been working with gifted kids and adults since the late 1970’s (were any of you even alive then?), and I am STILL stunned by your beauty. By your big-hearted compassion. By your vast,…

What to Do When You Are Overwhelmed By Your Own Intense Drive to Create, Question, and Know

What to Do When You Are Overwhelmed By Your Own Intense Drive to Create, Question, and Know

When you have a rainforest mind, you have an extraordinarily active thinking, feeling, imagining, designing, questioning, intuiting, seeking, wondering, worrying personhood. This rainforest (gifted!) phenomenon is not only a mind-thinking thing. It includes all of…

Three Essential Books For Empathetic Introspective Activists

Three Essential Books For Empathetic Introspective Activists

Just when I thought the situation in N. America, could not get worse, the situation got worse. All over the planet, we are seeing disturbing developments. If you have been reading my blog for a…

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