How to Write a Resume When Yours Doesn’t Make Sense

How to Write a Resume When Yours Doesn’t Make Sense

I loathe writing resumes. Everything about it bothers me: the tediousness, the constricting feeling, the frustration of not being able to express myself… It’s a truly awful way to spend time. I’m comforted that I’m not alone in this hatred for resumes. I’ve heard many multipotentialites complain that it’s a tremendous point of pain for […]

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Puttylike is Hiring a Managing Editor!
Photo by Nick Youngson, courtesy of Alpha Stock Images.

Puttylike is Hiring a Managing Editor!

Update: Sorry! Applications are now closed for the managing editor position.  ** Greetings Multipotentialites, Puttylike is on the lookout for a new managing editor for the blog! Multipotentialite grammar nerds and editing enthusiasts, please read on: Do you have excellent communication skills, publishing experience, and strong desire to help multipotentialites from around the world? We […]

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Feeling Exhausted and Unproductive? Here’s How Not to Feel Bad About Yourself

Feeling Exhausted and Unproductive? Here’s How Not to Feel Bad About Yourself

As a kid, I never understood why adults were so slow. Surely it would be more natural to run around and bounce and clamber – what was wrong with them? Why were all adults so lazy?! Now I’m (allegedly) an adult, I get it: We’re not lazy… we’re just exhausted. That seemingly infinite energy just […]

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Want an Accountability Buddy? What’s New This Month in the Multipotentialite Community

Want an Accountability Buddy? What’s New This Month in the Multipotentialite Community

Hey multipod friends! Have you ever dreamed of having an accountability buddy who’s also a multipotentialite? Someone to talk with about your many goals and projects? Someone to check in with, and to give you a hearty “way to go!” when you take action? We’re welcoming a new group of multipotentialites to the Puttytribe this […]

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How Tiny, Unconscious Habits Can Lead to a World of Pain (And How to Prevent This!)
Someone (not Neil) with neck pain, after neglecting his self-care practices.

How Tiny, Unconscious Habits Can Lead to a World of Pain (And How to Prevent This!)

“Look after yourself,” suggests a well-meaning friend. “Um, thanks…” I respond—but privately, I bristle. What else am I going to do?! Not look after myself? And yet… I absolutely need to be told this, because every single day I fail to take care of myself through dozens of poor, tiny decisions. The Catalyst: Ouch Last […]

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What to Do on a Personal Retreat – Part 2

What to Do on a Personal Retreat – Part 2

Thank you for all of the wonderful suggestions for what to do during my personal retreat! I found myself feeling happier and more relaxed just by reading your comments. There were so many good ones. From non-goal-oriented art-making like sketching and songwriting, to spending time with old friends, to simply paying attention to the world […]

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I Need Your Suggestions! What Would You Do on a Personal Retreat?

I Need Your Suggestions! What Would You Do on a Personal Retreat?

Hey multipod friends! I made a video for you today (with help from Gorse). Sorry about the phone noises in the middle. I was going to re-record the video but then I thought, why edit reality? Those noises just help illustrate how badly I need to unplug… Here are the blog posts I referenced: In a […]

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You Probably Need to Do This One Thing More Often

You Probably Need to Do This One Thing More Often

Note from Emilie: I thought it would be appropriate to publish this article by Neil right after my last post. You might call it #adviceIneedtohear. Maybe it will benefit you, too. ** Do your attempts to be kind to yourself ever backfire? I’ve noticed lately that my moments of self-generosity are occasionally actively unhelpful to […]

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