Growing up without knowing we’re gifted can be like growing up in a distorted mirror. For many gifted adults, learning about their giftedness brings them back to a “second childhood” in which they can rediscover themselves in more authentic ways. They can develop socially and personally in ways they weren’t able in their “first childhood”. In this article, InterGifted founder Jennifer Harvey Sallin explores how we can best navigate the essential developmental stages of our “second (gifted) childhood”. … Read More
Gifted multipotentialites and other polymaths don’t always know which of their (many) interests and talents to follow, or how to combine them meaningfully, in a way that is consistent with developing financial stability. What should they do? Join our open Q&A this week on our Facebook page. InterGifted coach and mentor Marion Kee will be taking your questions and responding with tips and wisdom for addressing your own “gifted multipotentialite riddle”.… Read More
Join us for an Open Q&A with Kelly Pryde, September 17-21. In celebration of World Peace Day, we’ll be exploring what makes “gifted conflicts” different, and how you can cultivate conditions of inner and outer peace by unraveling the gifted conflicts in your life with clarity and intention. … Read More
Intrepid Integrity is launching its second group in November! In celebration of and preparation for the launch, Silver invites you all to join her over the next three months for three free live group video Q&As, one per month, where she will be taking your questions and facilitating an open discussion about your experiences and challenges with integrity and authenticity as gifted and twice- or multi-exceptional adults.… Read More
JOIN OUR OPEN Q&A with InterGifted mentor Richard Edelman on our public Facebook page this week, July 3 through July 6. Questions of meaning and existential crises are all common to the gifted experience. How can you use your gifted resilience to respond to the call for meaning? You are invited to ask Richard anything that’s on your mind about your own search for meaning, existential questions and crises or … Read More
Join IG coach Karin Eglinton on a new four-part course getting to the heart of relational issues for gifted people. Many gifted people struggle to feel connected and to form the kind of meaningful social and romantic relationships we deeply desire. In this course, relational issues will be turned “inside out” as we explore the dynamics of self-relationship and then shift our focus to the external world to explore how you can cultivate a supportive ecosystem of connection, and how to refine your relational skills so you can bridge gaps of difference with others in your life.
Our second IG community writing/expression compilation is here! Being Me: Reflections on the Gifted Person’s Path to Authenticity was just published. You can purchase your copy here below or at our Bookshop. A big thank you to all our members who contributed, and for the wonderful community experience and resulting work of art. About Being Me Authentic self-expression can feel like an enigma to a gifted or twice-exceptional person. How and … Read More
If you are gifted or twice-exceptional, this podcast interview with with Aurora Remember Holtzman and Silver Huang is for you. Silver is profoundly gifted and autistic and has worked hard to discover a way to be authentic and to thrive. Learn about her journey and listen to her advice for other gifted and twice-exceptional people on the journey to self-acceptance and authenticity.… Read More
Therapy can be very helpful for a gifted person who needs support to get back into a state of equilibrium during a difficult time or heal from past wounding. But there are other forms of support for gifted people who want to fully flourish and reach their potential in meaningful and joyful ways. In this article, InterGifted coach Miriam van der Valk shares more about the differences between therapy, coaching and mentoring, and gives us insight into the ways her own particular brand of coaching – philosophical coaching – supports gifted people in their own emergent flourishing.… Read More
Gifted people experience unique challenges in the field of relationships. Some of our challenges are internal and arise from the particular make-up of our intensities; others are external and result from a lack of knowledge of our special needs as a minority population. In this article, InterGifted coach and mentor Karin Eglinton shares her story on how she learned to respond in constructive ways to both the internal and external relational challenges we gifted people face.