I admit it. I was channel flipping. Suddenly, there was Suze Orman, finger pointing toward me and head thrust forward like Uncle Sam or Lord Kitchener in one of those “Your Country Needs YOU” recruitment posters. “. . . and remember,” Suze was concluding, “People first! Then money! Then things!” That brief glimpse is all [...]
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I’m not a Christian but I do have a fondness for some of the parables I heard as a child. They nudge us out of complacency with their simple statements of natural truth. The parable of the sower has particular relevance for gifted adults because it highlights the vital – as in genuinely life-maintaining – [...]
When I suggest to female friends or clients that they might be gifted they squirm, they get angry, they laugh it away. “Gifted? Moi? I don’t think so!” In itself this is not too much of a surprise. Many clients react to the realization of their giftedness in the same way I did: initial relief, [...]
Who was I? This is a recurring question for gifted adults because the intensity of our childhood experiencing has a direct bearing on our adult gifted success. It also offers valuable clues to understanding those things that don’t work so well for us. In particular, the question: “What fascinated me when I was three years [...]