Gifted adults are perfectionists. When combined with hyper-sensitivity the results can be painful. In fact, they can almost be self-defeating. . . Sensory overload of bliss Sunday morning, early. The sky was the translucent watercolor blue of the northern hemisphere. The air was cool and clean. I ran down to the beach. Bournemouth beach. Much […]
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The treadmill’s a bore. The gym – sorry, fitness center – is ugly. The challenge of solving a complex creative problem is much more satisfying than spending time jogging. For these and other reasons, gifted, talented and creative people often find it hard to raise enthusiasm for exercise. Yet we are precisely the group that […]
I watched the oh-so-gifted Usain Bolt shatter his own 100m world record this morning. The extraordinary beauty of his movement as he went into top speed was breathtaking. Keats might not have been there to see it but this is surely what he meant when he wrote: ‘Beauty is truth, truth beauty,—that is all Ye […]