Doing Your Own Thing Takes Courage

14 August 2014

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Doing Your Own Thing Takes Courage

You know that moment when you feel like you’re on the brink of a big change? You had sensed it lurking inside, for weeks or even months. When it finally reaches your consciousness, you are ready for it, practically bursting at the seems to get moving in a new direction. But you’re also NOT ready […]

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Why You’re Never Too Old To Be A Multipotentialite

11 August 2014

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Why You’re Never Too Old To Be A Multipotentialite

Multipotentiality is not just for the young. Indeed many of us don’t realize we’re multipotentialites until we’re in our forties, fifties, sixties, or even older than that. Talk to a multipotentialite over the age of forty and you’re likely to sense a little bit of regret at not learning sooner that having multiple interests and […]

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Why There’s No Such Thing as “The Right Decision”

30 June 2014

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Why There’s No Such Thing as “The Right Decision”

Frank Sinatra sang, “Regrets, I’ve had a few”, but should we regret the decisions we’ve made? Hindsight is both fascinating and cruel, as it taunts us with what might have been. It reminds of those game shows where the contestants lose on the final challenge but the host still ushers them forward to take a […]

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Finding Affordable Health Insurance when You’re a Self-Employed Multipotentialite

22 August 2013

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Finding Affordable Health Insurance when You’re a Self-Employed Multipotentialite

Editor’s note: this is a guest post by Michael Cahill. Many multipotentialites across the United States make their livings as self-employed individuals. Making your own hours and being your own boss are essential ingredients for that diverse independent lifestyle, well known to multipotentialites. Perhaps you’re one of them that are dreaming of making that break […]

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One Multipotentialite’s Look into Polyamory

15 August 2013

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One Multipotentialite’s Look into Polyamory

Not too long ago, I broke off my long-term relationship and mentally and emotionally “broke up” a flirtatious friendship that was going nowhere. In my new found self-care and self-love phase, I’ve come to rethink a thing or two about relationships. Love and sexuality is a spectrum, and it’s fluid. As are relationships. There’s a […]

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Grendel

18 June 2012

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Grendel

It’s 6am. I’m sitting on a futon in an apartment that’s brimming with potential, but presently bare. My brain is fried from the heat of the night. My body aches from carrying that microwave home yesterday. Over the last three weeks, my work has suffered, my social life has suffered, my sleeping hours have diminished. […]

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Lessons in Puppy Training, and Being a Beginner

28 May 2012

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Lessons in Puppy Training, and Being a Beginner

As a multipotentialite, I’ve spent my fair share of my time being a beginner. It’s just something that happens when you switch interests frequently. It doesn’t usually bother me. In fact, I typically find that I’m able to build off of past skills, so I’m rarely ever truly at square one. Well, with this one […]

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How To Raise Healthy Multipotentialite Kids

14 May 2012

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How To Raise Healthy Multipotentialite Kids

Yesterday was Mother’s Day, and so I’ve been reflecting a lot on multipotentiality and motherhood– well, parenthood really. In the Puttytribe, there’s a group that has formed for multipotentialite parents. It’s a space where the puttypeep can discuss the challenges of raising healthy multipotentialite children, and also find ways of fitting their own interests in […]

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