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How To Deal With Negative Thoughts

21 April 2014

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How To Deal With Negative Thoughts

We have all kinds of thoughts, all the time. Positive thoughts, sad thoughts, longing, excitement, pain, nostalgia, fear. Some thoughts are meaningless and mundane, others are revelatory. The National Science Foundation estimates that we have 50,000 thoughts each day, 95% of which are repeated each day. I used to think that just because I thought […]

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Why Multipotentialites are Attractive

13 February 2014

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Why Multipotentialites are Attractive

Editor’s note: In the spirit of Valentine’s Day, here’s a sexy guest post by Rami of GutsyGeek.com. It all began with a simple comment. “You know what? You have the strangest skillset I’ve ever seen,” Tina said. The conversation around the table died down for a second. I looked up from my drink, and smiled […]

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Labels: When to Use them, When to Shed them and the Paradox of Identifying as a “Multipotentialite”

16 December 2013

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Labels: When to Use them, When to Shed them and the Paradox of Identifying as a “Multipotentialite”

“I don’t like labels,” is a sentiment I hear a lot. As a queer person, it’s one I understand well. Nobody, let alone a multipotentialite, likes being categorized or put into a box. I generally prefer to live without labels, too. However, there are some instances when labels can actually be freeing and you can […]

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I Built a Standing Desk! (And Kicked a Limiting Belief to the Curb)

18 November 2013

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I Built a Standing Desk! (And Kicked a Limiting Belief to the Curb)

About two months ago I hurt my neck. It was silly, how it happened. I just slept in a funny position one night, and then BAM, excruciating pain. It lingered for weeks and wasn’t getting any better so I finally started seeing a chiropractor and physiotherapist. My doc helped me feel better but told me […]

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Isn’t Curiosity Enough?

31 October 2013

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Isn’t Curiosity Enough?

People love to project identities onto you. They love to be a part of the foreshadowing, to feel as though they were there before you “made it.” Maybe they were even a part of your journey, encouraging you to become the person they always knew you could be. They are kind-hearted and well-meaning. What they […]

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Multipotentialites, What Do You Wish Your Parents had Done Differently?

17 October 2013

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Multipotentialites, What Do You Wish Your Parents had Done Differently?

“I know exactly what I want to do. My parents just aren’t really cool with it…” One of the teenagers who attended a presentation I gave at a high school last year raised her hand and started with this. In fact, several of the students at the talk had questions related to pleasing their parents […]

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The 5 Things I Wish I’d Known Before Launching My First Blog

14 October 2013

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The 5 Things I Wish I’d Known Before Launching My First Blog

We’ve been talking a lot recently about making progress, whether it’s fear you’ll never fulfill your potential, tracking your small wins, or the importance of regularly reviewing your work. I decided the time was ripe for me to heed the advice and while I was updating my list of milestones passed, I took the opportunity […]

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Are You Scared that You May Never Fulfill Your True Potential?

30 September 2013

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Are You Scared that You May Never Fulfill Your True Potential?

Recently I wrote a post asking if there is a multipotentialite nemesis and one fear which seemed to strike a real chord, was being scared about never fulfilling our true potential. It’s the fear we’ll never manage to actualize the abilities we know we have inside, that we have so much to offer the world, […]

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