How to Learn Intensely

Many XIPs have an innate preference for a specific mode of taking in and processing information without being aware of this. Their environment usually offers information in a certain mode, which may or may not provide an adequate fit for them. One may compare the results to having to listen, think and speak in your mother tongue, or in your … ….. read on

Objective and Subjective:

What’s my Perspective? While there are similarities in the approach both to the theme of giftedness and of extra intelligence (Xi), most differences can be related to the chosen perspective: Do you prefer objectively verifiable statements, even about yourself, or do you find it stimulating to use your own sensory experiences as a reference. In this blog I will compare … ….. read on

Welcome your Intensity

I like to use the characterization of gifted people by Mary-Elaine Jacobsen: They are uncommonly intense, complex and driven. (See webpage.) That characterization can be easily extended to all XIPs: In fact, it can be used as a kind of universal way of identifying this specific “group”, whether their gifts/talents are in academic achievements, sports, arts, counselling, healthcare, management, or … ….. read on

Imaginal / Verbal thinking

Imaginal thinking is thinking in a multi-dimen­sional associative structure of “images” in time and space. Often, the structure has visual aspects, hence the term imaginal thinking. The image can be connected to sounds, feelings or other sensory impressions. In that case imaginal thinking is an associative structure of experiences, perceptions or pieces of imagination. Imaginal thinking is the way of … ….. read on

Walk-in afternoon

About monthly Mechel Ensing-Wijn of ‘Beelddenkwerk‘ and I organize a Walk-in afternoon from 3 until 6:30 pm at the ‘Hoeksteen’ in Voorburg. An opportunity to meet us without making an appointment: As a first introduction, to obtain information on workshops, presentations or other activities, to look up various information on Imaginal Thinking and Extra Intelligence, to buy our books, or … ….. read on