If someone put me in charge of a gifted program, here’s what I’d strive to do.
Is this thing we label giftedness essentially the same as having a strong preference for MBTI intuition? Then what would it look like to have a gift for sensing?
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.
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.
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 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.
Intellectual OE and emotional OE can collide to create tremendous spiritual anxiety—or they can work together to create an agnostic Heaven.
Precisely because it’s not easy to do, sincere attention is often the greatest gift you can give a person.