Gifted Professionals

Reading & Resources for the Gifted Adult

New books, films, Web sites, and organizations that address these topics are being created all the time. Below are some resources that I feel remain relevant and that offer the most unique information on the topics. Amazon.com is a great place to review the content of my recommendations. The films I list are all

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Insight vs. Information

When providing a service or presenting printed material it is easy to get caught up in the information we are disseminating. We forget that information and insight are not the same thing. We live in an age where every kind of information we could ever want is available with a web search. However, w

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Temperament

If you are unfamiliar with your temperament (which includes your preferences for how you take in, process, and respond to external stimuli), it can be very helpful to dip into the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator. There are numerous sites that offer the test for free, or you can buy the book, Please Understand Me, by David Keirs

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Meaningful Engagement for the Gifted

Meaningful engagement becomes possible when you relinquish your ego’s identity of who you are. You surrender your expectations of who you should be and you come to trust discomfort as a signal that there is something to attend to. Pain is no longer threatening. You understand despair and a sense of a lack of enga

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Reframing What it Means to be Gifted

When childhood experiences of ridicule or neglect are cleared, when you have surrendered the habit of repressing or denying your gifts, you can finally untangle yourself from the needs and realities of others. With a vocabulary for your extraordinary potential in the realms of emotional, spiritual, physical, mental or energetic awareness, you are re

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Sustaining the Gifted Self

The task of caring for the gifted self is life long. In a world that does not speak the language of the gifted, it is a constant process to interpret the relevance of the external world’s messages or values for the gifted soul. The desire to connect to others, to have meaningful engagement and to

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Qualities of the Highly Gifted

With a beginning vocabulary for the unique way that you experience the world, your ability to take care of your needs will be enhanced. Please remember, what I am describing applies to you in the arena of your giftedness. High moral standards. As a gifted person, you have a strong sense of what is

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Being Highly Gifted

Until recently, the culture has had little understanding of the nature of giftedness. Giftedness has been associated with mental processes that are quantifiable and measurable. We now understand giftedness to exist in all realms of intelligence – from emotional to kinesthetic. Giftedness has more to do with unique ways of processing and relating to infor

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Reading & Resources for the Highly Gifted Adult

New books, films, Web sites, and organizations that address these topics are being created all the time. Below are some resources that I feel remain relevant and that offer the most unique information on the topics. Amazon.com is a great place to review the content of my recommendations. The films I list are all

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