Wow - I can't believe I deserted this blog so completely. Rest assured that things ARE happening over here. I've had several books release, finished up the second edition of Emotional Intensity in Gifted Students and am getting ready to launch a new website/blog devoted to gifted individuals, artists and creatives - anyone wishing to … Continue reading I’m here, I’m here…
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
I've been doing a lot of thinking lately (see my previous post - Releasing 2013), and have come to the conclusion that I want to spend 2014 living gently. What does that mean for an intense person? For me, it means leaving the planet better than I found it - starting on a personal level … Continue reading Living Gently
Hi everyone! It's been awhile since I've posted. I would love to say it's because I was so caught up in the holiday happenings. But, the truth is that I've been sick. Really sick. The good news - after too many days in bed, breathing treatments and antibiotics, I have rejoined the living - just … Continue reading Releasing 2013: A gentle look back
It happens to anyone searching authenticity, those moments when you are stuck, wondering how to respond to a situation. My most recent moment came unexpectedly. A former close friend was in a quandary about some things. We wound up talking about it, sharing our opinions as we once did. And then it happened - we … Continue reading Speaking of Being Authentic…
On Tuesday I mentioned that I was pledging myself to living a healthier lifestyle. I also encouraged all of you to figure out what stops you from your goals and make a pledge to overcome that barrier. Now it's time to actually MAKE THE PLEDGE. How, you may ask? Simple! In the comments below and/or … Continue reading Take The Pledge
Hi everyone! I am thrilled to be bringing you a new look and a new focus to the An Intense Life blog. In the past I have posted about writing, giftedness and, most recently, hosted a group blog related to gifted children and adults. The latter, in particular, has been one of my greatest joys. … Continue reading New Focus, New Purpose
Happy June everyone! This month we are all taking about summer and things to do. With the Girl Guide coming out, I though I'd focus my post on one of the themes from The Girl Guide - finding yourself and your unique voice in the world. And what better time to start on that journey … Continue reading It’s June…and SUMMER!!!
This month's topic, Nurturing the Soul of the Gifted, is so appropriate for me. I have been spending the better part of the year trying to achieve some sort of balance within and nurture a part of me that I have spent too much of the past year ignoring. It has been a difficult journey … Continue reading Nurturing the Creative Soul? Yea, sure…
Today's post was inspired by the Prosperous Writer herself, Christina Katz. In this week's ezine, Christina talks about authenticity as it applies to your online persona. Reading her article this week got me thinking about how I come across online - do I present myself in a way that is authentic? How the heck do I … Continue reading How Authenic Are You?