If you ask intellectually gifted people about the challenges they face, one of the items in their lists is almost always finding other people like them. So that’s exactly what we’re going to do.  Find people like them.  Are you in?


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As gifted adults, we have a good idea that at least some of our distinguishing characteristics are genetically based.  But in a cutting edge field of science we find that these things may not be exactly as they seem…


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As gifted adults, we often have intense feelings about so many things.  When things are good, they’re really good.  And when they’re bad, they’re really bad.  The trouble comes when we complicate a negative situation with a bigger problem…


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As gifted adults, we far too often find ourselves experiencing deep, intense emotions. We can swing from feeling sad and depressed to being frustrated and angry in the blink of an eye. But by knowing the likely source of these swirling emotions, we can begin to build the solution.


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We don’t have strengths and weaknesses. We manufacture them. Ourselves. We set ourselves up for success or failure depending on elements our most natural selves. So how can we tip the scale toward the side of success?


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The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders is the book that psychiatrists, psychologists and social workers use to determine if someone has a mental illness or other type of dysfunction.  The book, now up for revision #5, is suggesting that introversion be included as a personality disorder…


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Now that you’ve taken the personality typing test and have determined your results you have to have a way to remember them easily.  This chart will give you a quick way to remember your foundational characteristics.  After all, what good is knowing something about yourself if you can’t use the information?


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Are you fun-loving and outgoing, or quiet and reserved?  Do you choose the logical answer, or go with your gut?  Find out what your personality type reveals about you!


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Intuition, depression, creativity, self-doubt, world change.  The signs of giftedness are everywhere.  The results are bigger than life.  Take an inside look for yourself…


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Have you fallen into the Shoulda-Coulda-Woulda Trap? You can tell because it sounds like this: “I really should get around to…”, “I could have done that because I had the time, but…”, “I would like to be able to…”. Be careful! This is one of the most dangerous problems for gifted adults.


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This feeling plagues gifted adults, and even gifted children, everywhere.  It debilitates us, brings us huge heartache, and keeps us from becoming all that we were designed to be.   But it doesn’t have to be that way…


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How do you see yourself?  When you picture a situation you were once in, are you looking at yourself from the outside, or through your own eyes?  These things can make an important difference…


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Giftedness is generally thought of in terms of having a high IQ (above 130).  But there is so much more involved when you look inside a gifted person.  This list gives a unique view of the inner working of the gifted and brings to light the essence of so much of our hard-to-capture identity.


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As gifted adults we tend to find that we’re good at a lot of things, but that sometimes makes it difficult to figure out what our greatest strengths are.  And since living with those strengths in full use can help us to lead happier lives, they might be good to know, don’t you think?


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Well, someone finally figured out a great way to express giftedness.  What did they say, you ask?


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Until a few years ago, the common belief was that the human brain stopped developing in early childhood.  But current research suggests change continues to occur much, much longer…


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As gifted adults, work can be one of the most satisfying or horrifying places for us to be.  So what can we do to make sure the hours we spend there every day are helping and not hurting us?  There are a few simple steps to follow…


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Gifted adults process information in different ways.  Some people learn through words while others prefer pictures, and recognizing the difference may totally change how you understand your giftedness.


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Being a gifted adult is a tough enough thing, let alone trying to find success in the world alone.  You’re already set apart in so many ways, how can you begin to find success if you’re struggling all by yourself?  The answer is…


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