In his book “Your Own Worst Enemy..” psychologist Kenneth W. Christian, PhD delineates some of the most prominent patterns of thinking and behavior he has found that may lead to undermining and underachievement as adults. Police Offices, Christian Issues, Behavior, Worst Enemies, Personalized Growth, Book, Guns Owners, Bariatric Motivation, Blog
“ Even if they were identified as gifted youngsters few gifted adults really understand how their minds operate, and most know even less about their innate intensity, complexity, and drive."
“An intellectual? Yes. And never deny it. An intellectual is someone whose mind watches itself. I like this, because I am happy to be both halves, the watcher and the watched. ’Can they be brought together?’ This is a practical question. We must get down to it. ’I despise intelligence’ really means: ‘I cannot bear my doubts.’” —Albert Camus
"Gifted adults are largely invisible. One of the reasons very few apply the term to themselves is due to the misconceptions about giftedness – in adulthood as well as childhood." talentdevelop.com...