Whether giftedness itself is a burden depends entirely on whether you have experienced true understanding from others. Feeling grossly misunderstood your entire life is most definitely a burden. There may also be aspects of asynchrony and intensity that make life more challenging. I recently found a file of old journals. My senior year journal, shared only with my English … [Read more...] about There’s No One Way to Be Gifted
Aurora is a school psychologist and educator. She helps gifted and outside-the-box thinkers befriend their brains and use their fire without getting burned, through her podcast and community, Embracing Intensity . She also offers coaching and strengths-based educational assessment and consultation for twice-exceptional individuals.