Category Archives: Gifted Adults

Hyperfocused, yet scatterbrained

I’m reblogging an old post of mine from another blog, Raising Smart Girls where I blog about raising my daughters, two of whom are in the gifted program in their respective schools.  This post is in line with a few … Continue reading

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Preliminary thoughts on creativity, energy, and fear

This is a post that arose out of a discussion I had with Diana in the previous post about Expanding Perspectives Through Blogging.  What I said in response to one thing she mentioned is just the tip of the iceberg … Continue reading

Posted in anxiety, Artist, Bipolar, Bipolar Misdiagnosis, Complex-PTSD, Gifted Adults, Hashimoto's Thyroiditis, Healing, Intensity, Kay Redfield Jamison, Manic Depressive, Moods, Shame, True Self | Tagged , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Thinking about thinking

I’ve been thinking about thinking. I’ve been dialoguing with a new internet friend of mine, and it’s been helping me crystallize some ideas. Many of my online friends are intelligent and have a very dystopian view of the current world.  … Continue reading

Posted in activism, Buddhism, Complex-PTSD, Congruent Living, executive function, Gifted Adults, Intensity, Interdependence, Making meaning, Mindfulness, Motherhood, Personal growth, Self-directed neuroplasticity, Trauma, trauma recovery | Leave a comment

Finding your bliss…or making your bliss?

There’s a conversation over on a gifted social network where a newcomer asked, “How do you find your bliss?” My first response was giving something that I figured he wanted to hear – a ‘how to’ explore your options.  I … Continue reading

Posted in Gifted Adults, Intensity, Making meaning, Observations from Life, Personal growth, Philosophy, Seeking the sacred, Self-affirming, spirituality | 2 Comments

Seeking fellowship in all the wrong places

Note:  I forgot that I wrote this post on a message board for gifted adults earlier this year.  I wrote it February 7th of 2012.   Someone recently posted a comment on it and I re-read it and felt I’d like … Continue reading

Posted in Cancer, Death, Friendship, Gifted Adults, Inspirational quotations, Mark Twain, Paulo Coelho, Stories from My Life | Tagged , , , | 4 Comments