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Self-Doubt, Confusion, and Feeling Like a Mess When You’re a Multipotentialite

26 September 2017

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Self-Doubt, Confusion, and Feeling Like a Mess When You’re a Multipotentialite

Are you a multipod with tons of aspirations and projects who sometimes (or maybe most of the time) feels like you can’t get anything done? This week, I decided to record a video reply to Martina, who posted a question about this issue in the forums of the Puttytribe. Check it out: Your Turn How […]

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How to Stay in Shape (or Maintain Any Healthy Habit) when You’re a Busy Multipotentialite

20 June 2016

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How to Stay in Shape (or Maintain Any Healthy Habit) when You’re a Busy Multipotentialite

Our focus here at Puttylike is on how multipotentiality affects our interests, careers, and confidence. But being this way can affect every area of our lives. In the Puttytribe we’ve had discussions about everything from multipotentiality and food to multipotentiality and relationships. If you struggle to stick to one way of doing things, how do […]

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Saying ‘No’ to Protect Your Time and Emotional Energy

8 March 2016

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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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How to Pursue Your Many Passions When You Struggle with Chronic Illness

29 February 2016

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How to Pursue Your Many Passions When You Struggle with Chronic Illness

Note from Emilie: This is a guest post by Emmett Wald. Enjoy, and please share your suggestions at the end of the post. This is an important topic, and I would love to get a discussion going in the comments. Mine is a long story, particularly because I don’t know where to start it. Does it start with […]

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Zen & the Art of Multipotentialite Maintenance

7 December 2015

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Zen & the Art of Multipotentialite Maintenance

One of my favourite books is Zen & the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance. It’s no exaggeration to say that it changed the way I view the world and that it had a huge impact on my life. But it contains very little actual motorcycle maintenance information. In tribute to the lack of motorcycles, let’s look […]

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How to Deal with Anxiety

30 November 2015

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How to Deal with Anxiety

Although this post isn’t specifically about multipotentiality, it’s been my observation that many multipotentialites suffer from anxiety. Mental illness is also one of those things that can really get in the way of pursuing your many passions. I thought it might be helpful to share my experience, as well as some of the strategies I use to manage […]

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How Pain and Fatigue Can Impact Your Multipotentialite Projects

26 February 2015

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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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