How to Reframe Feelings of Failure

How to Reframe Feelings of Failure

Regardless of whether we have actually failed, or we just feel like we failed because we haven't achieved some unrealistic goal, the pain is the same. The first step in reducing that pain and diluting that shame is learning to reframe failure as an opportunity to...

Overcoming Impostor Syndrome

Overcoming Impostor Syndrome

Impostor syndrome is a psychological phenomenon that affects many gifted adults, causing us to doubt our accomplishments and fear that we are not as competent as others perceive us to be. It often stems from our exceptionally high standards and the tendency to...

Your Gifted Traits Are Your Superpowers

Your Gifted Traits Are Your Superpowers

In a world that emphasizes conformity, it's easy for those of us with gifted traits to feel out of place, even embarrassed about our unique qualities.  How many of us have heard and internalized snarky comments like, "You're such a perfectionist," or "You're so...

Characteristics of Gifted Adults

Characteristics of Gifted Adults

It can be difficult to compile a list of the characteristics of gifted adults because giftedness is, at its core, a unique way of thinking about the world.  It's less about your childhood report card, or finding the cure for cancer, and more about seeing details that...

Gifted Traits: Insatiable Curiosity

Gifted Traits: Insatiable Curiosity

Insatiable curiosity is a hallmark trait often found in gifted adults. It refers to an unquenchable thirst for knowledge, a relentless desire to explore, understand, and question the world around us. This curiosity transcends age and circumstance, driving gifted individuals to seek answers and insights continuously.

Underachievement in Gifted Adults

Underachievement in Gifted Adults

Does the term "gifted" make you cringe?  Have you been trying to convince yourself and everyone around you that you're not, in fact, gifted, because you don't want to be associated with the negative connotations of the word?  If this sounds like you, then it's likely...

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