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Are you craving simplicity yet get bored if things are not complex or colourful (enough)?

Are you reasonably or very structured and organized (from the outside) yet were called “all over the place” and felt inner chaos and lost in translation when juggling or trying to convey your vision, multiple ideas and definitions of concepts?

Have you lived with a harsh inner critic – a reflection of your constant striving for excellence and high standards?

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For people like us, phases of overthinking and procrastinating (or rather keeping ourselves busy with research and procrastivity) regularly alter with flow and creativity that lead to massive productivity and output. Right?


Did you know…

that attributes like

  • a heightened perception,
  • the love for the exact use of words (and the urge to correct those who don’t share this passion and can’t see the joy in studying dictionaries),
  • an insatiable thirst for learning and improving,
  • a strong sense of justice,
  • (at times) roller-coaster rides of emotions, and
  • extreme (sometimes exhausting) empathy as well as
  • a need for precision

do make sense!
Because all the aspects above are correlated to something else… as I found out in 2015 (when I was 45).
It’s difficult to discuss “being gifted” and what it entails.

Other people do or may think that you are arrogant, a know-it-all and believe you are “something better”. Well, they are wrong.

Now, you may think, “What is she talking about, and how could this relate to me?”

I get it if you are convinced that you are not gifted, that’s fine.

Please read on!


Are you ready to flourish?

If this made you curious and you would love to

  • stop hindering yourself from showing up as the best version of yourself,
  • stop dimming your light (aka intellectual capacities and creative power)
  • and figure out how to flourish and do your best work instead…

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As a Thank you, I’ll send three video interviews where I am talking with the two experts, Willem Kuipers and Paula Prober, about the concepts of Extra Intelligent Persons and Rainforest Minds: what characteristics they have, how you can spot them, and why they are prone to self-doubt, perfectionism and procrastination.