Binocular Behavior & The Gifted – A Dysfunctional Form of Self-Protection and Control
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Gifted people sometimes use “binoculars” to observe people and create theories about what is happening in others’ minds; this can be healthy at times, but also very painful at times. This article by IG founder Jennifer Harvey Sallin helps gifted individuals to understand the crucial role that differences in cognitive timing play in the tendency to relate with others from a distance, and gives guidance for how to avoid letting “binoculars” keep you from relating directly with the world around you.… Read More

Intensity in Conversation: Webinar Series with AnaMaria Call
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  As gifted adults, we know we can be intense. At parties and social events we’re no stranger to being misunderstood or misjudged. Many of us feel like we live with the frustrating choice to either be ourselves and risk scaring people off, or suppressing our intensity for the sake of a ‘normal’ conversation. However, there’s another way. Conversations are the best way to build the very relationships that will make room for our intensity and … Read More