In which I argue against eminence as a definition for giftedness, propose another new term to replace the G-word, and adopt a system from the Japanese language to make sense of this mess.
Hi everyone. Today I’m going to break with this blog’s style slightly and give you a stream of consciousness sampling of what I’ve been thinking about today. Because it’s been a bit glum around here. I’m back home in Michigan, … Continue reading Christmas Eve Spacetime Slices with Dad
MBTI Feelers so often get the short shrift: while Ts are called “logical,” Fs get described as “emotional” and “irrational.” Here we discuss why that’s wrong—and explore a better way to understand the TF dichotomy.
The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator is a great tool for helping us see ourselves as others see us while also embracing our own set of strengths.
A big life change like this is disorienting, but I’m finally getting the hang of it—and my priorities are becoming clear.
Even when you suddenly have an abundance of time, you have to be able to use it effectively. Habits can help with that.
I’ve always known what I wanted to be when I grew up. It’s just that it didn’t seem like a feasible option.
Time to see about fixing that.
The Theory of Positive Disintegration admittedly has a lot of jargon, but there’s a lot packed into those terms. In this post, we’ll dig into the abstraction that Dabrowski called the “third factor,” the guiding force of higher level reintegration.
The Ancient Greeks were on to something when they spoke of the Muse as the source of creativity, as I tried to argue in a creativity training workshop. Continue reading Beyond a Definition, the Creative Experience
An old favorite book of mine is all about what happens to people who stubbornly think for themselves, and go through positive disintegration in the process. Continue reading Divergent Thinkers in Fiction: This Star Shall Abide