88: Coming Attractions

This week on Embracing Intensity, I head to the SENG (Supporting the Emotional Needs of the Gifted) conference in San Diego! I also discuss what's coming up in the next couple of months.

Embracing Intensity Ep. 88: Coming Attractions

In this episode, I share:

  • An overview of my upcoming talk, which I will share on a call in August.
  • Topics for the next two group calls for Patrons.
  • Why next week's interview episode is notable. 

86: Prioritization

Do you have so many things you want to do that you don't know how to decide what to focus on? You are definitely not alone! This has been a theme this week for me both in coaching and my League of Excitable Women Facebook Group. This week, I touch on the three main things I consider when I decide what to focus on and share a few resources I've created in the past.

Prioritization - Embracing Intensity Ep. 86

In this episode:

  • How do the choices affect your stress and energy?
  • How do they align with your purpose and values?
  • What has the most impact for the least amount of effort?

Resources:

First solo episode On Paralyzing Abundance

Blog post on Energy Balance

Blog post on Tools for Prioritization

Find Your Superpower Course

83: Helping Kids Living on the Fringes with Heather Boorman

Do you know kids living on the fringes? Kids living on the fringes are the passion of today’s guest, Heather Boorman. Heather is a writer, public speaker, podcaster and  Licensed Clinical Social Worker. Heather is the founding member and therapist at Boorman Counseling, LLC in Western Wisconsin. Additionally, Heather serves on the Board of Directors for the Wisconsin Association for the Gifted and Talented. Heather will be speaking with Aurora at the San Diego Emotional Needs of the Gifted  (SENG) Conference in July.


82: Imposter Syndrome

Do you often find yourself questioning your own gifts? This week on Embracing Intensity, I talk about how many of the most gifted are often the ones most full of doubts. 

Imposter Syndrome - Embracing Intensity Podcast

In this episode:

  • I share different ways imposter syndrome manifests itself. 
  • How many of the most unhappy people I know are gifted people who did not have their needs met. 
  • Why it's important to talk about giftedness so that others can connect and learn about themselves. 

Resources:

The Fringy Bit Podcast with Me

Find Your Superpower Course

Retreat Planner

To help you to embrace your own gifts, I developed this Find Your Superpower Course

Visit my Embracing Intensity Patreon Pageto join in the conversation and receive more tools for self-exploration!

80: Nice vs. Kind

Do you worry that if you say what you really think, you wouldn't be being nice? This week on Embracing Intensity, I talk about why instead of worrying about being nice, what we should really focus on is being kind.

Nice vs. Kind ~ Embracing Intensity Podcast

In this episode, I talk about: 

  • The definitions of nice and kind. 
  • Why we should stop trying to be nice. 
  • How to shift to being kind instead. 

Resources:

Find Your Superpower Course

Retreat Planner

To help you to connect with your own needs so you can express them clearly, I developed this Find Your Superpower Course

Visit my Embracing Intensity Patreon Pageto join in the conversation and receive more tools for self-exploration!

78: Sitting With Discomfort

Do you ever go to great lengths to avoid discomfort? On this week's episode of Embracing Intensity, Aurora talks about why in order to heal, both personally and as a world, we need to learn to sit with discomfort. 

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In this episode, Aurora shares:

  • What happens when we avoid discomfort.
  • Why we have to fall apart to come together to form a more integrated whole.
  • Moving from the conflict of what is and what ought to be to the challenge of what could be.

Resources:

Find Your Superpower Course

Retreat Planner

As a part of getting out of our comfort zones, I have been putting together tools for self-exploration on my Patreon page, and put together this free retreat planner to help you create your own self-exploration retreat. 

Visit my Embracing Intensity Patreon Page to join in the conversation and receive more tools for self-exploration!

77: How Multi-Passionate Entrepreneurs Embrace Their Talents with Jaya Rose

You can own your gifts and use them in a positive way to change the world. The best way to start is to be inspired, and that is why Jaya Rose is here today. I really appreciate Jaya’s energy and online presence. She is very clearly Gifted and Intense, and her recent rebranding to focus on multi-passionate entrepreneurs is a great example of someone who has fully embraced her talents.

76: Tending Your Flame

Do you like to start fires, but not really to tend them? A lot of gifted and creative people enjoy the spark of starting new things, but not so much maintaining them. How do you keep the fire burning without burning out?

    Tending Your Flame - Embracing Intensity Podcast

    In this episode:

    • Aurora shares what helps her tend her own flame.
    • Not all activities are equal when it comes to what drains or energizes you. 
    • Systematize so you can spend more time creating and less time maintaining.

    Resources:

    Retreat Planner

    To help you to use your fire without burning or burning out, I developed this Find Your Superpower Course

    Visit my Embracing Intensity Patreon Page for weekly reflection questions and other self-exploration tools!

     

    74: Contaminated Time

    Are you fully immersed in the moment or do you let thoughts of what you SHOULD be doing get in your head when you should be enjoying yourself? Contaminated time is when different parts of your life bleed in to each other so you can't focus your energy on what you are doing in the moment. 

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    In this episode:

    • 4 Things that have led me to have contaminated time. 
    • How to counter those contributing factors. 
    • The importance of connection. 

     

    Resources:

    Essential Oil Information

    Find Your Superpower Course

    Retreat Planner

    As a part of getting out of our comfort zones, I have been putting together tools for self-exploration on my Patreon page, and put together this free retreat planner to help you create your own self-exploration retreat. 

    Visit my Embracing Intensity Patreon Page to join in the conversation and receive more tools for self-exploration!

     

     

    72: Goodbye Gurus

    "We are moving out of the time of the guru." This quote from my interview with Alexandra Lewis really resonated and stuck with me. If we are moving away from gurus, what are we moving toward?

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    In this episode, I discuss:

    • Platforms vs. Pedestals
    • Noise vs. Signal
    • Connecting with your inner voice
    • Bringing more community and self exploration into your life. 

    Resources:

    Retreat Planner

    To help you to use your fire without burning or burning out, I developed this Find Your Superpower Course

    Visit my Embracing Intensity Patreon Page for weekly reflection questions and other self-exploration tools!

    71: Using Deep Spirituality to Help Others Find Their Gifts with Angela Rose Fields

    What is your life’s purpose? It’s certainly a loaded question, but it is precisely the question that opens up so many positive experiences in our lives. I love talking with spiritual leaders and healers because they have devoted their lives to understanding life and giving it purpose. Many of them also happen to experience times of feeling like they are “too much,” and my guest today is no exception. I am delighted to introduce you to Angela Rose Fields.

    70: Thought vs. Action

    Do you spend to much time thinking and not enough time doing? This week, Aurora talks about things that have gotten in the way of taking action and ways she's planning on moving forward. 

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      In this episode, Aurora shares:

      • A brief overview of a new approach to discourse around difficult conversations. 
      • Three big reasons many gifted and creative people hold themselves back from taking action. 
      • Four things she's doing to help herself take more action in the future. 

      Resources:

      Retreat Planner

      To help you to use your fire without burning or burning out, I developed this Find Your Superpower Course

      Visit my Embracing Intensity Patreon Page for weekly reflection questions and other self-exploration tools!