Author Christine Fonseca and I have a lot in common (I can’t believe we haven’t met in person…. yet), but what I don’t have and wish I did are her seemingly limitless energy and ability to get things done.  I am honored to be a part of a Christine’s new group blog, An Intense Life: Embracing chaos every day, where my first monthly post is up today: “When Gifted Children Grow Up.”

“As a first-generation college student hundreds of miles from home, I hit the wall. Hard. Never having developed the study skills or work habits necessary to handle challenging classes, I was the textbook example of someone with what Carol Dweck has termed a fixed mindset: I believed that my ability was set and ultimately unknowable, something to protect at all costs rather than develop…” Read More

Be sure to check out the other terrific bloggers at An Intense Life while you are there.