What Does Exceptional Giftedness Look Like In A Teen?

If you or your people are still wondering if giftedness exists or if identifying gifted children is only a way to create division and increase inequality, let me introduce you to Judith. She was a…

Your Rainforest Mind — The Latest Podcast Interview

Here is the link to an hour long interview of me with Australian, Sophia Elliott, of Our Gifted Kids. You will get to hear my sultry voice, learn the reason I devised the rainforest metaphor,…

Gifted In Lebanon

Candide is 22. She has been reading my blog for some time. She said it is one of her “favorite places.” Candide wrote to me to reach out to other rainforest minds for support. She…

16 Ways to Manage Anxiety in a High Stress World

Could this be a description of you? ~ Feeling more, sensing more, thinking more, knowing more ~ Extreme sensitivity to sounds, smells, tastes, colors, touch, emotions, weather, food, chemicals, energy, bad news, criticism, the invisible…

I’m Writing A Book On Love — For Sensitive, Deep Thinking, Creative, Curious, Smart, Persnickety Humans

A big thank you to all of you who have written to me so far with your thoughts, experiences, and questions. This is exciting! I want to encourage more of you to write and I…

What Are You Called To Do? Who Are You Called To Be?

Just when I thought life on Planet Earth was as unstable and disturbing as it could possibly be, it got more unstable and more disturbing. You know what I am talking about. All. The. Things.…

The Loneliness Of Not Being Seen In All Of Your Multitudes

There is a deep satisfaction in being understood. Being truly seen. Receiving an authentic response from someone who has heard, grasped, and appreciated your particular, unique voice. Your multidimensional, nuanced, unusual thinking, feeling, and knowing.…

Just Because You Can Do The Task Better, Does Not Mean You Have To Do The Task — And Other Important Reminders For Your Gifted Soul

Just because you can do the task faster, better, and more completely, does not mean you have to agree to do that task. Just because you were told you must live up to your great…

Are You Crazy or Are You Just Gifted?

I was talking with a client the other day about her pain and frustration with her colleagues and friends who do not see the nuance, the complexities, the layers, the connections, the subtleties, the intricacies–…

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