An Exploratory Journey Through the Overexcitabilities – Starting October in our HEPG Peer Group!

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  Starting October and for the next six months, InterGifted’s HEPG Peer Group will be embarking on an in-depth group exploration of the Overexcitabilities of highly, exceptionally and profoundly gifted people (in the context of Dabrowski’s Theory of Positive Disintegration). We’ll be guided by member Karin Eglinton on our (self)-discovery journey, who will be providing weekly discussion prompts to explore the various facets of each of the Overexcitabilities and how they affect us, our … Read More

Reconcile, Strive for Virtue, and Pursue Wisdom! A Philosophical Inquiry into Giftedness

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Some people have particularly excitable sensory and emotional systems, imagination, and intellect. They’re unusually intense, complex and driven, and often slightly at odds with themselves and the world around them. When it feels like this world is too much for you, and you’re too much for the world too – what do you do? Philosophical Counselor Miriam van der Valk helps us see how we can reconcile, strive for virtue, and pursue wisdom!
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InterGifted Meet-Up in Bern, Switzerland – June 17th

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  Next month, we’re going to meet up in Bern, Switzerland. If you’re in the area, please come join us for an afternoon/evening on June 17th. We’ll have a swim in the Aare and follow up with a nice dinner together. Learn more and rsvp via our InterGifted Facebook page or via email.

Creatives Group Journey – Reconnect with Your Creativity

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  Creativity is inherent to the gifted experience – and IG’s Creatives Group is all about cultivating that creativity in community, and finding that sweet spot where our giftedness and our creative expression intersect! Jenna Brown, Innovation Curator, is leading our Creatives Group for the next 6 months on a journey to help us reconnect with our ‘why’ and to come to see creative expressions as an act of self-care. … Read More

InterGifted Holiday Gift List

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Don’t know what to offer or to ask for this holiday? We asked our coaches and group leaders their recommendations for the perfect gifted gift!… Read More

15 Reminders to Help Rainforest Minds Make It through the ‘Holidaze’

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By Paula Prober. How to keep our self-esteem and sanity high during this holiday season? Paula Prober gives her advice for making the best of this holiday for us sensitive souls. … Read More

‘In-Sync’: The Power of Tribe – A Perspective on Giftedness

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By Lea Stublarec, written for IG’s Writing Month Compilation. Gifted people can go from being out-of-sync to in-sync when they intentionally work to find their own tribe. Sometimes that means healing their inner tribe too.… Read More

InterGifted’s Writing Month: September!

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  Come join us for IG’s Writing Month! It is an all-month event that aims to give ALL our members a public voice about our gifted self-discovery journey, no matter where we are at in our process of discovering, struggling with and embracing our gifted selves. This is a group project – a fun and meaningful way for us all to work together, all at once, as a global community! … Read More

IG Coaching Network Talk: Ronnie Grandell on Giftedness and Self-Compassion – Recording Now Available

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  Giftedness & Self-Compassion Hosted by: Ronnie Grandell When: March 22nd, 2016 at 6.00pm Central European Time Find the talk handout here. Self-compassion is all about learning to treat yourself like a you would treat a dear friend – something that in principle sounds simple enough, but in reality, we all know how loud and stubborn that critical inner voice can be. This is especially true for gifted people, whose creative minds can … Read More

How InterGifted was Born: Jen’s Story

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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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