Emotional Intensity is My Superpower – PART 4: Understanding Existential Depression

Last updated: 05-27-2018

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Emotional Intensity is My Superpower – PART 4: Understanding Existential Depression

Today is the last part of my series on turning emotional intensity into a superpower. Together we’ve looked at the extreme emotions associated with emotional intensity, intense empathy, and the mind-body connection. To finish up the series, I want to talk about existential depression and self-actualization. Existential Depression Self-actualization is one of the more sparsely researched aspects of emotional intensity. That said, there is evidence to support the view that gifted children striv...


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