Save the Date – Multi-Passionate Must-Haves 2016!

Save the Date – Multi-Passionate Must-Haves 2016!

Greetings multipotentialite friends! I have some big news to announce today, so I decided to make a video for you (Grendel helped too…) Each year, for the last four years, Michelle Ward and I have organized a bundle sale in May called Multi-Passionate Must-Haves. The way it works is we reach out to some of our brilliant colleagues […]

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How To Get Out of a Multipod Funk
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How To Get Out of a Multipod Funk

Note from Emilie: This is a guest post by Paul Strobl. The roller coaster of life’s successes and disappointments can have much higher peaks and deeper valleys for multipotentialites than for non-multipods. When things are really firing, we’re on a high of creativity and productivity that lights us from within, helping us to push the boundaries […]

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11 Inspirational Quotes for Multipotentialites
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11 Inspirational Quotes for Multipotentialites

Have you ever felt bombarded by negative comments and questions about your multipotentiality? I know I have. Here are a few I’ve heard (feel free to hear these in annoying, whiny, cartoon-like voices in your head): “Why can’t you just focus?” “When will you decide what you want to do with your life?” “Are you […]

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A Great TED Talk for Anyone who Struggles with Anxiety

A Great TED Talk for Anyone who Struggles with Anxiety

I’ve always been a chronic worrier. In the last five years, that worrying has morphed into a more intense and chronic anxiety (or maybe it was always this bad and I just didn’t have a name for it). In any case, I’ve worked really hard at learning strategies to help me deal with my anxious thoughts, […]

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What Might a Multipotentialite World Look Like?
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What Might a Multipotentialite World Look Like?

The world isn’t always friendly towards multipotentialites. Whether we’re being viewed with suspicion as a “Jack of all trades, master of none” or feeling pressured to specialize, it can sometimes feel as though society is actively against us. Of course, we don’t literally believe there’s a room full of cigar-smoking evil types, laughing as they carry out their master plan to […]

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Is Your Multipotentiality an Asset at Work?
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Is Your Multipotentiality an Asset at Work?

Hey multipotentialite friends, A lot of people assume that multipotentialites need to be self-employed in order to be happy. It’s true that running a business provides you with more flexibility than the typical day job. But in my experience, there are many, MANY multipods out there who are traditionally-employed and very happy in their careers. I’m […]

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What if I Lose Interest?
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What if I Lose Interest?

I was going to write about the difficulty of sticking to a task and seeing it through to the end, but I got bored, so here is a picture of a slightly squashed lemon instead: Luckily, this picture of a lemon has reminded me of something: it’s difficult to retain focus and motivation. Perhaps this […]

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Saying ‘No’ to Protect Your Time and Emotional Energy
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Saying ‘No’ to Protect Your Time and Emotional Energy

Six weeks ago, I got rid of my smart phone. It’s something I’d been wanting to do for months. I was tired of feeling the itch — that constant urge to check email or social media. I was tired of losing time to mindless Facebook scrolling, tired of becoming depressed or angered by unimportant status […]

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