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Inspiring and insightful articles on discovering and living well with giftedness, written by IG's Coaching Network coaches

High, Exceptional & Profound Giftedness

By Jennifer Harvey Sallin. What are the differences between step-by-step thinking, skip thinking and meta thinking? Highly gifted people are meta-thinkers, mildly gifted people are skip thinkers, and non-gifted people are step-by-step thinkers. Learn more in the excerpt from Jennifer’s upcoming book on giftedness.… Read More

Living with Intensity: Understanding Giftedness as Self-Actualization

Often accompanied by an intense inner disharmony, giftedness has more than once been confused with pathology in the course of history. However, rather than mental weakness or illness, Dabrowski looked at giftedness as a great catalyst for self-actualization. An article by Jennifer Harvey Sallin.… Read More

How InterGifted was Born: Jen’s Story

Jennifer Harvey Sallin started InterGifted in 2015 as a means to connect gifted peers around the world. In this article she shares her experience of publicly talking about being gifted for the first time, her motivations for creating InterGifted, how gifted people can recognize giftedness in themselves and others, and why it’s not arrogant to be sincerely who you are.

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