The Multipotentialite Identity Crisis (Or What To Do When You’re NOT Interested in Something)
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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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Zen & the Art of Multipotentialite Maintenance
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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
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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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What Does a “Real” Multipotentialite Look Like?
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What Does a “Real” Multipotentialite Look Like?

I’m going to present two competing narratives about multipotentialites and reality. And then we’re going to figure out why they’re both wrong. Narrative One: The “Real World” Won’t Let Us Be Ourselves. We’re Doomed! We Have To Get a Job Instead. One of my favourite things about the multipotentialite community is seeing the fascinating projects everyone […]

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Have You Fallen Down a Rabbit-Hole, or Could This Be Your Creative Spiral?
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Have You Fallen Down a Rabbit-Hole, or Could This Be Your Creative Spiral?

You did it, and whatever your “it” is, you find yourself feeling like you are falling or have fallen down the rabbit-hole in Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. Chances are, if you are here on Puttylike, your “it” is plural, and you’ve got multiple projects going. As a result of having so many interests, you might […]

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Is This The Biggest Multipotentialite Fear?
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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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10 Ways NaNoWriMo Benefits Multipotentialites
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10 Ways NaNoWriMo Benefits Multipotentialites

In working on a post about fictional multipotentialites, it occurred to me that one of the most liberating activities I have found as a multipod is writing, and that National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) takes place in November. What is NaNoWriMo? Many of you are NaNoWriMo veterans, but for those of you who don’t know […]

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The Next PuttyRetreat! *News*

The Next PuttyRetreat! *News*

About a month ago, 11 multipotentialites gathered in Portland, Oregon for two days of brainstorming, co-working, and collaboration. It was the inaugural PuttyRetreat. It’s hard to put the experience into words. You know that feeling when you participate in something so good, that you just feel like you’re contributing to… the wellbeing of humanity? Maybe […]

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