“We know that giftedness doesn’t go away as we reach adulthood. And the emotional complexities that accompany increased sensitivity and awareness are nearly impossible to detangle from the continued need for intellectual engagement and creativity as we enter higher education and the workforce.” Sara Harrier
Creative In Many Ways | The Creative Mind -- Emilie Wapnick “helps multipotentialites integrate ALL of their interests into their lives. Unable to settle on one path herself, Emilie studied music, art, film production and law."
J.K. Rowling has described herself as a girl as “short, squat, very thick glasses — that’s why Harry wears glasses." // “I was shy. I was a mixture of insecurities and very bossy to my sister, but quite quiet with strangers. Very bookish. Terrible at school." - From "The Gifted Ex-Child" | TalentDevelop
"We know that giftedness doesn’t go away as we reach adulthood. And the emotional complexities that accompany increased sensitivity and awareness are nearly impossible to detangle from the continued need for intellectual engagement and creativity..."
Nick Ortner writes: ‘The unconscious thought process goes something like this: “I’m not enough, so I have to do extra…” or, “I’m not worthy, so I have to go the extra mile…” or, “I have to be perfect or else I’ll get in trouble…” - #emotionalhealth #perfectionism ‘Does any of this ring a bell? If so, join us during our 7th Annual Tapping World Summit as we explore, "Overcoming Perfectionism: Shedding That Persistent Fear of Failure” with Carol Look.” http://personalgrowthinformation.com/TTS
Rachel Weisz: "I am very good at guilt [about] any success – getting a good degree, getting an agent, getting on TV. As if somehow by doing well, I was depriving someone else of something...I didn’t feel I had the right."
Hailee Steinfeld in The Edge of Seventeen (2016), as awkward and “angsty teenage misfit” Nadine, who is also emotional, perceptive, bright and sensitive. Therapist Sharon Barnes says these positive traits make some people she counsels feel like "outsiders and aliens."