Belonging arises from the decision to show up and allow yourself to be seen. If you’re holding back, thinking you’re not good enough or trying to avoid ridicule, it won’t matter what anyone else does. You won’t feel like you belong because you’re not actually present. We all want community. Our culture revolves around being included. We want to belong. Yet, many of us rarely … [Read more...] about Creating Community: Does Anyone Ever Truly Belong?
The pandemic has us all home. Other than walking our puppy, our family is living, working, learning, breathing, eating, talking, moving about, at home, all day, all the time. Home confinement, intended to ensure our physical health, is testing the emotional resilience of all families, but especially those with elders, teens, those with misophonia, and atypical social and … [Read more...] about SOS! Surviving Our Superstimulabilites: Regulating Misophonia During the Pandemic
Nicole A. Tetreault, PhD and Matthew J. Zakreski, PsyD Abstract Gifted individuals exhibit increased brain processing, receptivity, and behaviors for intellectual, emotional, sensory, creative, and motor functioning supported by many neuroscience studies. Several studies report increased brain volumes, efficiency of processing in brain networks, and utilization … [Read more...] about The Gifted Brain Revealed Unraveling the Neuroscience of the Bright Experience