An XIP in full view

For many years I have been searching for ways to extend the concept of imaginal thinking to other forms of “sensorial thinking”. I know many XIPs who are not very proficient in their visual information processing, but clearly prefer to think in ways that are comparable to imaginal thinking, using other sensorial input. And because they are XIPs, they do … ….. 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

Extraversion / Introversion

When Jung was developing his theory of psychological archetypes in the 1920s, he consid­er­ed the relation between the individual and his environment as one of the characteristic factors. He distinguished extraversion, oriented towards the outside, and introversion, oriented towards the inside. The distinction between the two lies in the gradations in preference: An extravert can therefore also occasionally display introverted … ….. read on

Classical labyrinth

A labyrinth is a meandering path, corresponding to a very old rhythmic structure or pattern. Walking a labyrinth helps to focus on personal themes and to come to new insights, but also to come to rest and enjoyment. The labyrinth pattern shown here is the Classical seven-circuit labyrinth. The first documentation of this pattern is on a Greek clay tablet … ….. read on