If you’re having a hard time…

22 November 2016

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If you’re having a hard time…

Hey multipotentialite friends, I don’t even know how to write this. I don’t know what I want to say, really. I’ll just start with how I’ve been feeling: Disconnected. And scared. I miss writing to you about my life, and hearing from you about yours. I’ve been so busy writing a book (which I hope […]

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In Praise of Boredom

6 September 2016

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In Praise of Boredom

I’ve wondered before about multipotentialites’ greatest fear. Last time I suggested it might be that each choice we make excludes all the other options we could have taken. Every time we do anything, we mourn an infinite number of lost futures. There’s another common dread that I hear over and over when talking to fellow multipods: boredom. […]

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How to Get Over Multipotentialite Guilt and “Wasted Talent”

22 August 2016

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How to Get Over Multipotentialite Guilt and “Wasted Talent”

Do you ever look at former colleagues and classmates with envy, because they’re heading down a path you’re no longer on? Have you ever wondered what an ex teacher or mentor would think if they could see what you’re up to now? Do you ever feel like you’ve let your parents down by not becoming […]

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Is This The Biggest Multipotentialite Fear?

12 November 2015

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Is This The Biggest Multipotentialite Fear?

As part of my ongoing battle to overcome procrastination, I’ve been working hard on observing what’s actually happening inside my head when I feel unable to work. And I’ve noticed something interesting. A new project is always a scary time. What if no-one likes it? What if I do it badly? What if…? Well, you get the picture. Unless […]

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