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What You'll Wish You'd Known January 2005 (I wrote this talk for a high school. I never actually gave it, because the school authorities vetoed the plan to invite me.) Rhymes With Orange Share Leave a Reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Misdiagnosed Depression in Gifted Adults How is it that gifted adults, and even children, so easily become depressed? This is an interesting question that has been touched upon by many authors of many books over many years. One part of giftedness is experiencing life at a deeper level than the average person — seeing beyond the facades of the world to the real and sometimes horrifying issues that lay hiding beneath. Not having a veil over our vision as so many other people do brings stark realities to brilliant light, which, for us, can be very emotionally trying.

How to Play Bacon Drinking Games: 7 steps Edit Article Edited by Michael Newman, Johnny Doe, Yellowkippy, Flickety and 7 others Why play “ho hum” run-of-the-mill drinking games when you could instead add a dash of irresistible bacon to the mix? Try some bacon inspired or outright bacon-eating-type drinking games to liven up any party, social event or boring afternoon. Requirements include your favorite cocktail, wine or beer along with some buddies and your love for all things bacon. A Little Inspiration Goes a Long Way, Pick Some =) Almost middle of the week, If you are feeling down (even a little) then you have landed on the right page. Enjoy the inspiring quotes collection and cheer up 30 Things to Stop Doing to Yourself When you stop chasing the wrong things you give the right things a chance to catch you. As Maria Robinson once said, “Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending.” Nothing could be closer to the truth. But before you can begin this process of transformation you have to stop doing the things that have been holding you back. Here are some ideas to get you started: Stop spending time with the wrong people. – Life is too short to spend time with people who suck the happiness out of you.

The OSTRICH Story A man walks into a restaurant with a full-grown ostrich behind him. The waitress asks them for their orders. The man says, "A hamburger, fries and a coke," and turns to the ostrich, "What's yours?" "I'll have the same," says the ostrich. The next day, the man and the ostrich come again and

Tips for Parents: Gifted Adolescents and Depression Cross, T. Davidson Institute for Talent Development 2008 This Tips for Parents article is from a seminar hosted by Dr. Tracy Cross, who discusses concepts involving gifted adolescents and depression. He also provides a number of resources for further information. 39 of the world’s most inspiring routes for road trips [PICs] Whether it’s Utah or Iceland, something about a seemingly endless and open road makes me want to travel. If The World Consisted of 100 People... What if there were only 100 of us? What would be the breakdown demographically based on the way the world population is shaped today? If the Earth population were a small community of 100 people, it would look something like this: Sex: 50 men 50 women Population by continent: 61 Asians 12 Europeans 14 Americans 13 Africans 1 Australian Religion: 33 are Christian 18 are Muslim 14 are Hindus16 are not religious 6 are Buddhist 13 people practice other religions The Economy: 41 live without basic cleaning 47 live in an urban area 6 people have 59% of the total fortune 18 live without a potable water source 18 people fight to survive with less than $1 or per day 53 people fight to survive with less than $2 or per day

You have a good point, roxyriley, it would be an excellent exercise to have people grow by reflecting on the ideas presented in the image representing the maturity climb from viruscomix. What ways would you think would be the best to get that image in front of people who aren't actively looking for such a thing? by mindsleight Dec 18

what a good interpretation! I think everyone should look at this and reflect what they could improve on by roxyriley Dec 17

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