Gender & Giftedness: Toward a Human-First Model of Self-Expression
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Just as giftedness is not an isolated quality of your life, neither is your biological sex and the connected gender norm you received from your social and cultural environment. Both your giftedness and your inherited gender roles – individually and interconnectedly – globally affect your particular expression and experience of your intelligence, your sense of possibility, and your relationship with yourself and with the external world. In this article, InterGifted Coach Merlin Györy shares his own “positive gender disintegration” process with us as well as suggestions and insight for navigating our own.… Read More

Mindfulness for Gifted People with Kelly Pryde
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This course is returning in January 2019 as part of our Gifted Mindfulness Collective partner project with Kelly Pryde. It is designed for gifted people who are ready to learn to connect with themselves authentically and support their intensities skillfully through the practice of mindfulness.… Read More

Legitimizing Your Gifted Needs Workshop with Jennifer Harvey Sallin
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This workshop is about taking inventory of and legitimizing your gifted needs. Since gifted people are often told that their standards are too high and unrealistic by others who don’t understand that gifted people have uncommon needs, this may lead them to deny or judge their own needs and try to live without getting them met. In addition to the material presented, there’s an emphasis on interaction and learning through each other’s experiences. These sessions hold rich, thoughtful and insightful discussions with your gifted peers and have sparked major insights and life changes for many of our participants. … Read More

Gifted Adults & Second Childhoods: Revisiting Essential Stages of Development
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Growing up without knowing we’re gifted can be like growing up in a distorted mirror. For many gifted adults, learning about their giftedness brings them back to a “second childhood” in which they can rediscover themselves in more authentic ways. They can develop socially and personally in ways they weren’t able in their “first childhood”. In this article, InterGifted founder Jennifer Harvey Sallin explores how we can best navigate the essential developmental stages of our “second (gifted) childhood”. … Read More

Intrepid Integrity Live Q&A Series
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Intrepid Integrity is launching its second group in November! In celebration of and preparation for the launch, Silver invites you all to join her over the next three months for three free live group video Q&As, one per month, where she will be taking your questions and facilitating an open discussion about your experiences and challenges with integrity and authenticity as gifted and twice- or multi-exceptional adults.… Read More

Being Me: Reflections on the Gifted Person’s Path to Authenticity – a new ebook from InterGifted’s Community
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Our second IG community writing/expression compilation is here! Being Me: Reflections on the Gifted Person’s Path to Authenticity was just published. You can purchase your copy here below or at our Bookshop. A big thank you to all our members who contributed, and for the wonderful community experience and resulting work of art.   About Being Me Authentic self-expression can feel like an enigma to a gifted or twice-exceptional person. How and … Read More

Navigating Twice-Exceptionality with Silver Huang
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If you are gifted or twice-exceptional, this podcast interview with with Aurora Remember Holtzman and Silver Huang is for you. Silver is profoundly gifted and autistic and has worked hard to discover a way to be authentic and to thrive. Learn about her journey and listen to her advice for other gifted and twice-exceptional people on the journey to self-acceptance and authenticity.… Read More

Join InterGifted’s New Partner Project – Intrepid Integrity – Starting December 18th!
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Here at InterGifted, we are excited to announce our new partner project Intrepid Integrity! Created by InterGifted member & soon-to-be mentor, Silver Huang, Intrepid Integrity is an “authenticity incubator” for gifted people. Authenticity Incubator? Yes! It’s a 12-week program which allows you as a gifted person to embark upon a guided exploration of what being authentic means to you. How is that done? Through a combination of learning and experimenting through creative means. Learn more here and sign up for the pre-launch trial starting December 18th!… Read More

Giftedness & Authenticity
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In a neuromajority culture, being gifted or twice-exceptional provides a hundred opportunities every day for feeling like one’s authentic self isn’t “right”. It takes courage and hard work to find a way to bridge one’s authentic expression and inner sense of integrity with the external world in contexts that don’t match us well. In this article, IG Mentor Silver Huang shares her long journey toward that goal as a gifted and autistic person, and provides thoughts for you on how you can live authentically as a gifted or twice-exceptional person.… Read More

Discovering Our Highest Values
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As gifted people, if we are not explicitly aware of our highest values, our thoughts and behaviors can be unpredictable and our internal and external world can at times feel very chaotic. In this article, IG founder and coach Jennifer Harvey Sallin explores how gifted people can identify their highest values, and use them to channel their gifted complexity in a meaningful and grounded way.… Read More

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