198: Highlighting Unique Qualities in Gifted Adults with Nadja Cereghetti

November 9, 2020
November 9, 2020 auroraremember

Today’s show brings inspiration and joy from my guest and her story. She’s doing great things in the world of gifted adults, bringing them together by highlighting their unique qualities. Join us to learn more!

Nadja Cereghetti is the host of the Unleash Monday podcast for gifted adults. Based in Switzerland, Nadja has a passion for learning new things, talking to people, science, and all things Marie Kondo. I’m thrilled to have discovered her podcast and to introduce her to you today!


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Show Highlights:

  • Why Nadja is intensely passionate about gifted adults and empowering women

  • How Nadja’s personal brand of intensity always involved her being “too much” and “too loud”

  • How Nadja learned in school and went through times of failure and times of success

  • The cultural factors that affected Nadja growing up in Switzerland in being white and not being limited by gender

  • Why traditional education isn’t necessary in Switzerland to get a good job or make a good living

  • Why Nadja tones herself down by avoiding alcohol, mainly because no one can handle her uninhibited self

  • How Nadja is able to control her intensity by practicing karate

  • Why Nadja created her podcast to touch people, meet new people, and highlight unidentified gifted adults

  • How the language around giftedness has evolved and developed

  • How Nadja uses coping mechanisms to hide her dyslexia and gain confidence to reject other people’s opinions

  • How Nadja received advice from her stepdad about not fitting in and having your own way of doing things, and why that’s perfectly acceptable

  • How others’ perceptions of you change according to how you dress

  • Books that have influenced Nadja: The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo, Joyful by Ingrid Fetell Lee, and The Book of Joy by the 14th Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyatso, and Archbishop Desmond Tutu

  • How Nadja helps others by creating a community and leading by example to show that a bubbly person can still achieve things in life

  • How Nadja suffered from imposter syndrome but has finally discovered who she is and how she can help others

Resources:

Connect with Nadja and find her podcast

Find out more about our EI community and events  

 The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo

 Joyful by Ingrid Fetell Lee

The Book of Joy by the 14th Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyatso, and Archbishop Desmond Tutu


When you tidy your physical space, you also tidy your mental space. ~ Nadja Cereghetti


Highlighting Unique Qualities in Gifted Adults with Nadja Cereghetti


Black and white thinking and being all or nothing is part of my intensity. ~ Nadja Cereghetti
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