This 6-month group course with Marion Kee addresses the challenges and opportunities that come with being a gifted multipotentialite. We explore and tackles these issues one by one, in the setting of a group of peers (and a facilitator) who all know exactly what it’s like to struggle and to want to thrive as a gifted multipotentialite. … Read More
Gifted and twice/multi-exceptional creatives can face major blocks via perfectionism, which has some roots in a lack of self-love. InterGifted creatives coach Merlin Györy recently shared his wisdom with us on this topic in a community Q+A, which we’ve adapted to an article here. Learn about the role of self-love in overcoming perfectionism, as well as the stages of a creative project and how to ask for the right kind of creative feedback at the right time.… Read More
This 6-week immersive program starting in late October has been carefully crafted over several years to weave together eastern wisdom, modern science, and gifted experience in ways that are relevant to the gifted journey. Each week, together with Kelly Pryde and a group of 10 gifted peers, you’ll explore the neuroscience, practical tools, relevance and individual applications of mindfulness practices for your gifted mind and body. Join us!
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Coming September 28th – A Meditation Primer Workshop for Gifted Adults Many gifted and twice-/multi-exceptional people are using meditation as a way of managing their overexcitabilities, getting to know their unique minds, and finding more wisdom, authenticity, and joy in the gifted experience. For beginners, however, the field of meditation and mindfulness can be quite confusing ― mindfulness has become a buzz-word used in a variety of ways; there’s a myriad of meditation … Read More
Our new ebook is now available for purchase! It takes the reader on a journey through the stories and worlds of some of InterGifted’s members who live at the intersection of giftedness and disability. Through their words and their artworks, they share with us a moving, honest and hopeful view of what it’s like and how they navigate the complex challenges of life at this intersection.… Read More
As a part of InterGifted’s ongoing commitment on behalf of our planet – and alongside our new partner project, I Heart Earth – we invite you to a climate-emergency themed Q+A in our community this coming week. Our coach and climate advocate Jan Provoost will be helping us sort through the facts on the climate crisis, and process the emotional realities of the many phases of stepping into advocacy as a gifted person. Our Q+A will start tomorrow, June 30th, and go till Friday, July 5th.
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From Monday, May 20th till Friday, May 24th, InterGifted coach & mentor Marion Kee is volunteering her time and expertise for us in a week-long Q+A, in our InterGifted peer community. Any and all questions we may want to ask an expert on the subject of being and thriving as a gifted multipotentialite (AKA polymath, scanner or generalist) are welcome. They can be general about life as a multipotentialite … Read More
Gifted people are often described as “intense”. They imagine rich possibilities, feel deeply, engage passionately, and are driven to explore and understand everything. And while this offers them a unique opportunity to experience life in a profoundly vibrant way, their intensity can sometimes be wholly overwhelming and even painful. In this article, Kelly Pryde explores how gifted people can learn to live out their intensity in sustainable and self-compassionate ways. … Read More
This workshop in early May 2019 with InterGifted coach Karin Eglinton is all 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. … Read More
Toxic stress, trauma, unsupported intensities, and challenging upbringings can overwhelm our sensitive nervous systems as gifted people, leaving us feeling anxious, overly protective, and/or disconnected from our bodies. Supporting our intensities and being able to hold the fullness of our gifted selves requires (re)integrating and (re)sourcing both the gifted mind + body. This course, coming in June 2019, provides you with gifted-specific insights and practical tools for reconnecting your mind-body, dealing with toxic stress + trauma, and feeling more grounded, regulated, and confident to channel your gifted intensities in authentic ways. … Read More