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Geek rage

If you know me, it'll be no surprise to you that I get cross about things. Ranty, on occasion. Downright furious, too. Being angry is, in essence, "I don't want"…

Is ‘gifted’ a euphemism?

As much as 'gifted' means good things, it also implies not so good things. The autistic savant is highly gifted in one skill or trait, but may perform well below…

Intensity, intensity, intensity

"Oh my God, you're just so intense!" "You're too full on!" "Enough already, can't you tone it down?!" "Take it easy, you'll give yourself a heart attack!"   Recognise this?…

Intuition and geekery

Over the years, I've met many geeks. Engineer geeks. Software geeks. Science geeks. Maths geeks. Artist geeks. Most of them are intuitive - whether they know it or not, whether…

How to kill your intuition

Killing your intuition may not be top of your to do list, at least not consciously. But many intuitively sensitive people unconsciously kill off their intuition: it's "easier" to not…

What is gifted?

Good question! I use the word in two ways.   The first way: gifted in talents and/or skills. A gifted musician. A gifted mathematician. A gifted engineer. A gifted artist.…

Genius mind… hellish emotions

We all know someone - it might even be us - who's super-bright, knows all sorts of stuff, is fast to process information and create new solutions - in short,…

8 ways to integrate your intelligences

You're familiar with the idea of integrating all your different aspects, whether you call them body, mind, and soul, or head, heart and intuition, or any other combination. But do…