Happy Monday Everyone! Today's Monday Motivation is about resilience. Defined as the ability to bounce back after a set back, resilience is an ever-increasingly important quality as life becomes more and more complex. Today's quote from Carl Jung speaks to your ability to choose your thoughts and actions, even if you can't choose what life … Continue reading Monday Motivation: Resilience
Hi everyone! Wow! I have been neglectful of new posts, haven't I? I have been traveling extensively, presenting at conferences in California and Montana, as well as developing new book ideas and online courses. The good news - my regular posting schedule will return next week. In the meantime, I wanted to share some news … Continue reading New Book On Empathy
This post has been a long time in the writing. As most of you know, I consider myself an incredibly intense human. I demonstrate intellectual, emotional, imaginational and sensory overexcitabilities - every area except one. I have come to embrace every aspect of my highly intense nature. Well almost everyone. I struggle with my sensory … Continue reading The Care and Keeping of Intense Humans: A Personal Project
As an author, coach and consult in the field of giftedness, I receive many emails. Some are questions, some are speaking or consulting/coaching requests and some are specific to my books. One of the most common questions I receive is "How can I tell if my very young child is gifted?" First, it is essential … Continue reading Is Your Preschooler Gifted?
Today is the last part of my series on turning emotional intensity into a superpower. Together we've looked at the extreme emotions associated with emotional intensity, intense empathy, and the mind-body connection. To finish up the series, I want to talk about existential depression and self-actualization. Existential Depression Self-actualization is one of the more sparsely … Continue reading Emotional Intensity is My Superpower – PART 4: Understanding Existential Depression
I'm back with another installment of Emotional Intensity is My Superpower. The first article dealt with the extreme emotions found in emotional intensity. Part 2 was all about empathy. Today we are talking about how emotional intensity shows up in the body. Physical Manifestations of Emotional Intensity: Emotional intensity isn’t only about our emotional reactions … Continue reading Emotional Intensity is My Superpower – PART 3: The Mind-Body Connection with Emotional Intensity