How Pain and Fatigue Can Impact Your Multipotentialite Projects
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How Pain and Fatigue Can Impact Your Multipotentialite Projects

I almost didn’t write this post. I like to have some good tips and solutions before I put something out to the world, and the truth is that I don’t have those yet for this problem. At least not fully. But then I saw someone in the Facebook group of the class I’m teaching ask […]

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Ever Wish You Came With Instructions? How To Create Your Own “Me-Manual”
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Ever Wish You Came With Instructions? How To Create Your Own “Me-Manual”

Ever wish your life came with a set of instructions? Just imagine how much easier it would be if we each came with a user guide that was full of tailor-made techniques and strategies to help us handle ourselves and our natural tendencies. Since we weren’t born clutching instruction manuals, how do we go about figuring out our multipotentialite tendencies? Mostly, we […]

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How Leaks, Mold, and a Broken Refrigerator Can Help You Grow Your Confidence

How Leaks, Mold, and a Broken Refrigerator Can Help You Grow Your Confidence

I was talking to a friend several months ago about the vintage travel trailer I had just bought. “It sounds like that will provide you with plenty of DIY opportunities,” she replied enthusiastically. Indeed, one of the reasons I wanted to spend six months living in a trailer in the wilderness is that I wanted to […]

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The Multipotentialite Morning: How to Work on All of Your Projects Before Lunchtime Every Day
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The Multipotentialite Morning: How to Work on All of Your Projects Before Lunchtime Every Day

As a multipotentialite, my huge would-like-to-learn list is pretty overwhelming. Add to that my would-like-to-brush-up-on list and it’s no wonder I always feel guilty for neglecting my interests and not making progress with my projects. It’s hard to find a balance between work and play. And while drawing up a schedule to try and strike […]

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“The limiting identity of expert…”

“The limiting identity of expert…”

“Move on, Sontag urged. Leave the field untilled. Switch projects. Change hemispheres. Make a film. Direct a play. Write a novel. Fly to Hanoi. Nonspecialist, she refused restriction, scorned the limiting identity of expert. She would rather have been considered a collector, connoisseur, sad pervert–anything but an academic.” -Wayne Koestenbaum, writing about author, Susan Sontag […]

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Multi-Passionate Branding Starts Soon – Join Us!

Multi-Passionate Branding Starts Soon – Join Us!

Greetings multipotentialites, Emilie here, coming to you from rainy Portland, Oregon. I have some news! Starting today, enrollment for our new Multi-Passionate Branding class is open. This is a live class that I’m teaching with Michelle Nicholaisen starting in mid-February. I’m really excited about it. Branding is a HUGE topic, and one that is especially […]

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Do You Overcommit? How To Deal with Problematic Multipotentialite Patterns
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Do You Overcommit? How To Deal with Problematic Multipotentialite Patterns

Like a kid raiding a candy store, I’ve found that it’s all too easy to amass a huge heap of delicious projects to gorge on. Unfortunately, like that kid who will more than likely end up feeling queasy from eating all that candy, I recently discovered that my eyes are bigger than my belly. In the mad […]

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Is “Multipotentialite” a Real Thing? Is it Really Okay to Be this Way?
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Is “Multipotentialite” a Real Thing? Is it Really Okay to Be this Way?

Emilie, I found Puttylike today while searching the web for advice on how to settle down and focus on just one interest in life. I’ve struggled with this ‘problem’ for as long as I can remember– having varied, multiple interest and goals and cycling through them on a regular basis. It’s has caused me much anguish […]

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