7 March 2015 was a big day for me.
It wasn’t just the day I finally learned why my son was so different from other kids.
Nor was it only the day I discovered that my daughter’s passion went hand in hand with her empathy.
It wasn’t even ‘just’ the day I felt fully understood for the first time ever.
No. At that workshop nearly two years ago, I stepped into a whole new world.
A world where quirkiness is cherished and supported. Where I no longer feel like a bad parent. Where I don’t feel anxious that my kids and I are too much, or too sensitive. A world of kindred spirits who understand my struggles and celebrate my joys.
The Embracing Intensity podcast
One of those kindred spirits is Aurora Remember Holtzman, the delightful woman behind one of my favourite podcasts, Embracing Intensity.
‘Each week, Aurora interviews a strong, creative, and sensitive woman who embodies what it means to embrace intensity in order to show you how to embrace life in its fullest. Listen to unlock ways to unleash your fire – without getting burned!’
Over the last few months I’ve enjoyed listening to Aurora chat with some of my favourite women. She’s interviewed Your Rainforest Mind author Paula Prober, My Little Poppies blogger and podcaster Caitlin Fitzpatrick Curley, and InterGifted founder Jennifer Harvey Sallin, among many others.
And last week it was my turn!
Here’s how Aurora describes a slice of the episode we recorded together, Kindred Spirits Welcome: Intense Women Raising Intense Children:
- Explore the differences in the use of the word “Gifted” in the US and UK.
- See how Lucinda decided to leave the Law and embrace a more creative career in cognitive hypnotherapy.
- Hear Lucinda’s desire to show parents how to enjoy parenting more.
- Experience along with Lucinda her journey in uncovering her son’s Giftedness, only to discover she was gifted herself!
- Learn how excitability manifests itself in an introverted sense.
- Discover how to appreciate who you are to propel you to who you can be!
I’d love you to listen along!
A podcast about raising intense and sensitive children?
Speaking of podcasting, I’m thinking about recording my own podcast. I’d share bite-sized stories about family life with intensity and sensitivity.
Do you listen to podcasts? Would you like to listen along?
What would you be interested in hearing me talk about?
It’s a bit strange talking to oneself in front of a microphone, so I’d love to know there are a few friendly folk out there I can imagine I’m chatting with. 🙂
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