Luxury and the gifted do not always sit comfortably together. We are intense. We are obsessive. Our work ethic can make us dismissive of others. Especially others whose casual ease with luxury can seem a moral insult. Yet by denying ourselves the same ease we also deny ourselves some access to love and perhaps to […]
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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 […]
I have a friend, a warm and delightful person, to whom I can turn for advice, insight and a felt sense of indefinable uplift. His intuitive power and intelligence are self-evident. As he talks with me in easy conversation I feel safe and confident in his ability to take a balanced and compassionate view. Until […]
A true story. Sam and Dave (that’s the only untruth because they’re not their real names) went to the same English private school. They had very similar, very high IQs. They were both recognized by their teachers as having outstanding potential. Sam went on to Cambridge University, became President of the Union, a Conservative MP […]