It’s Complicated: Your Rainforest (Gifted) Mind

Your Rainforest Mind

The rainforest mind runs wide and deep. Think of the Amazon. The astonishing number of different species and the variety among each species. The lush, fertile, saturated richness decomposing and transforming. Maybe millions of plants, insects and micro-organisms still undiscovered.

Just like you:

Astonishing amount of thinking, ideas, emotions, sensations, perceptions. Depth, sensitivity, creativity, disintegrating and transforming. Maybe millions of thoughts, ideas, emotions, sensations, perceptions and selves still undiscovered.

Flickr, Creative Commons, Shigenobu Sugito Flickr, Creative Commons, Shigenobu Sugito

And no, not everyone is like this.

You may think that anyone can be like you or do what you can do. Perhaps they just aren’t trying. Or they haven’t practiced enough.  Or they aren’t interested. But if they put their minds to it, they could do what you do, see what you see, feel what you feel. Or maybe they’re demonstrating a complicated psycho-neuro-bio-political strategy that you can’t quite grasp.

After all, they’re confident. They make quick decisions. They’re understood…

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