The Care and Keeping of Intense Humans: A Personal Project


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

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What’s New At An Intense Life


I am so excited to be back to blogging. This weekend I spent some time determining what I wanted to accomplish with this blog - my "why" for coming back to blogging. I landed on a few things: I want this to be a source of inspiration and information - an opportunity for me to … Continue reading What’s New At An Intense Life

Lots of covers, lots of excitement…


Hi everyone! Happy Wednesday. I, for one, can't wait the week to be over. My oldest is home from college in three short days and I couldn't be more excited. But that isn't what this blog post is about. It's about my shiny new cover. Elana Johnson is helping me out with a cover reveal … Continue reading Lots of covers, lots of excitement…

Wherein I talk openly about the creative mind…


Hi all - In light of the news about Robin Williams on Monday, I wanted to write a post that has been years in the making really. And a rare one that I decided to post on both of my sites... Robin Williams' death angered me in many ways, something that made me take pause. … Continue reading Wherein I talk openly about the creative mind…

Tell the Truth Tuesday: Wherein I Get Real About Drowning


Well, here I am again, talking about drowning (or being in the weeds, etc). It is a well-known fact that I take on too much. There, I've admitted it. I have a hard time saying "no" to things. It isn't that I don't want to offend people; or that, like so many other bright individuals, … Continue reading Tell the Truth Tuesday: Wherein I Get Real About Drowning

Confessions of a Teenage Beauty Queen


I was hanging out on FB yesterday and stumbled across a great article from a father to his young daughter. In it, he redefines our cultural ideas of beauty. If you haven't read it - CLICK HERE and read it. That post was so touching to me. Sure, it had a great message - one … Continue reading Confessions of a Teenage Beauty Queen