'Mellow Out' They Say. If I Only Could.

Intensities and Sensitivities of the Young and Bright

by Michael M. Piechowski, Ph.D. 

Foreword by Nicholas Colangelo, Ph.D.  

Madison, WI: Yunasa Books, 2006

Foreword by Nicholas Colangelo 


Part One. A Matter of Heart 
    1. Emotional Development: The Great Unknown
    2. The Even Greater Unknown: 
        Emotional Development of the Gifted
    3. Excitable, Spirited, Very Alive

Part Two. Energy, Sensorium, and Intellect 
    4. Five Channels
    5. Personal Energy
    6. Sensory Aliveness
    7. Intellectual Aliveness

Part Three. Imagination 
    8. Imaginary and Imaginal—A Universe
        of Unlimited Possibilities
    9. Absorption and the Power of Imaginal Experience
    10. Invisible Friends
    11. Imaginary Worlds

Part Four. Emotional Life 
    12. The Primacy of Emotion and Feeling
    13. Emotional Aliveness
    14. Bonds of Affection
    15. Fears
    16. The Specter of Death
    17. Identity and Solitude

Part Five. Emotional and Spiritual Growth 
    18. Two Types of Emotional Growth
    19. Gifted at Heart
    20. Personal Growth
    21. Spiritual Giftedness

Coda. Experiencing in a Higher Key

Appendix 1
Appendix 2


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An indispensable companion to
Guiding the Gifted Child
by James T. Webb, Elizabeth A. Meckstroth, & Stephanie S. Tolan, and Raising Your Spirited Child by Mary Sheedy Kurcinka.