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

Supporting Gifted People: Guidelines for Therapists & Coaches (and Advice for Gifted Clients)
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It is essential that therapists, coaches and other helping professionals know what giftedness is, how to recognize it in clients, and how to best support their gifted clients. Anyone helping a gifted person is, by necessity, helping a gifted mind – and gifted minds work in unique ways, have unusual needs, and grow in unconventional directions. Here are some guidelines for helping professionals and gifted clients from InterGifted Founder, Coach & Trainer Jennifer Harvey Sallin.… 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

Gifted Psychology 101 with Jennifer Harvey Sallin
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This is a course for coaches, psychologists and other helping professionals who support gifted children and adults. If you’d like to start working with gifted clients, or want to better serve the gifted clients you already have, this course will help you understand how to recognize, understand and best guide your gifted clients. … 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 Writer’s Workshops with Jan Provoost
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Our writer’s workshop is aimed at people who want to explore writing as a gifted individual. People who have a secret writing dream that has been gathering dust, and who’d like to develop their unique, gifted writing voice and touch readers in a truthful and authentic way. Each participant will embark on a writing adventure. Having a group of gifted peer writers who get you and how your unusual mind works, who give you inspiration and feedback, and who push you to meet deadlines is an invaluable part of the process.… 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

Unraveling Gifted Conflict – Open Q&A with Kelly Pryde
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Join us for an Open Q&A with Kelly Pryde, September 17-21. In celebration of World Peace Day, we’ll be exploring what makes “gifted conflicts” different, and how you can cultivate conditions of inner and outer peace by unraveling the gifted conflicts in your life with clarity and intention. … Read More

Existential Crises & Gifted Resilience – an open Q&A with Richard Edelman
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  JOIN OUR OPEN Q&A with InterGifted mentor Richard Edelman on our public Facebook page this week, July 3 through July 6.   Questions of meaning and existential crises are all common to the gifted experience. How can you use your gifted resilience to respond to the call for meaning? You are invited to ask Richard anything that’s on your mind about your own search for meaning, existential questions and crises or … 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

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