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You Know You’re a Multipotentialite When… (Part 2)

18 July 2016

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You Know You’re a Multipotentialite When… (Part 2)

A couple of years ago, I started a discussion in the Puttytribe, asking the puttypeep to help me come up with a list of classic multipod behaviors and situations. What followed was a hilarious conversation that in turn led to a Puttylike blog post called You Know You’re a Multipotentialite when… Well, that Puttytribe discussion is still going; it’s one […]

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So I’m A Multipotentialite… What Now?!

11 July 2016

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So I’m A Multipotentialite… What Now?!

Congratulations! You’re a multipotentialite! At least, I expect you are, because you’re reading this article. Maybe you’re not sure. In that case, I’d like to remind you that there’s no barrier to entry. You don’t have to have a bizarre combination of jobs, you don’t have to speak multiple languages, you don’t have to do anything in […]

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What’s Your Multipotentialite Origin Story?

5 July 2016

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What’s Your Multipotentialite Origin Story?

SCENE: OUTDOORS A shadowy figure is unloading barrels from a truck. We see the words, “WARNING: WEIRD CHEMICALS” emblazoned on each barrel as it is placed into a deep hole. Finally, the shadowy figure fills the hole and drives away. The camera pans underground to reveal a leak in one barrel of WEIRD CHEMICALS. We follow the […]

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Are Multipotentialites a Particular Myers-Briggs/Astrological/Enneagram/etc. Type?

27 June 2016

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Are Multipotentialites a Particular Myers-Briggs/Astrological/Enneagram/etc. Type?

Full disclosure: I probably have a fever right now. It’s a beautiful summer day, here in Portland, Oregon, but I’ve come down with a cold. So Grendel and I are cozied up on the bed, and I’ve decided to write a blog post. I’m not sure that’s the best idea, but I’m in the mood. […]

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The Evolution of an Overarching Theme

7 June 2016

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The Evolution of an Overarching Theme

Many of us feel relieved when we first come across the term “multipotentialite.” We’re so excited to find out we’re not alone and that there’s nothing wrong with us. At this point, many of us keep digging, perhaps reading through several years’ worth of Puttylike articles. Eventually we come across the concept of an overarching theme. […]

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What if I Lose Interest?

14 March 2016

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What if I Lose Interest?

I was going to write about the difficulty of sticking to a task and seeing it through to the end, but I got bored, so here is a picture of a slightly squashed lemon instead: Luckily, this picture of a lemon has reminded me of something: it’s difficult to retain focus and motivation. Perhaps this […]

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What’s the Difference Between ADD and Multipotentiality?

21 December 2015

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What’s the Difference Between ADD and Multipotentiality?

“Oh, you’re just ADD!” How many times have you heard this before? Lots of people think multipotentiality is the same as or similar to ADD because both multipotentialites and people with ADD have trouble focusing on any one thing for an extended period of time, whether that’s a project, career, or hobby. But are ADD and […]

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The Multipotentialite Identity Crisis (Or What To Do When You’re NOT Interested in Something)

14 December 2015

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The Multipotentialite Identity Crisis (Or What To Do When You’re NOT Interested in Something)

Ever since I first came across Puttylike, I’ve loved that the fact that I’m interested in pretty much everything. Dog training? That could be cool! Growing vegetables? Definitely doing that one day. Coding and programming? On my would-like-to-learn list. I’ve also prided myself on the fact that I’ve been able to teach myself to do […]

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