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

Living with Intensity: Understanding Giftedness as Self-Actualization

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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. Learn about Dabrowski’s Overexcitabilities, Theory of Positive Disintegration and the climb toward gifted self-actualization in this article by IG founder Jennifer Harvey Sallin.… 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