Posts Tagged with "boredom"

How to Deal with Interests That You Regularly Fall in and out of Love with

Thursday, March 27, 2014

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How to Deal with Interests That You Regularly Fall in and out of Love with

While there are many different kinds of multipotentialite, most of us tend to be either serialist or cyclical when it comes to our interests. The serialist moves sequentially from one interest to another and is unlikely to ever return to an interest once they’ve left it behind. The cyclical multipod, on the other hand, finds […]

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Why Mastery is a Freaking Snooze (for Multipotentialites)

Monday, May 21, 2012

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Why Mastery is a Freaking Snooze (for Multipotentialites)

A few days ago, I got an email from one of my favourite law professors, asking if I’d be willing to write a reference letter for her for an award she was nominated for. Of course I said yes. As I reflected on my experiences in her classes, I found myself reading my term paper […]

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The Promise in the Air

Monday, October 3, 2011

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The Promise in the Air

I just gave my roommate my 30 day notice. Hooooly this is happening! There’s something about the end of a monster project. You may feel a profound sense of loss. You may wonder why you can’t relax and enjoy your free time the way you “should”, and you may find that free time quickly transforms […]

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Breaking Up with Your Passions

Monday, February 21, 2011

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Breaking Up with Your Passions

They say that the death card in a tarot reading isn’t necessarily a bad omen. It means the closing of one chapter and the opening of another– a new beginning, if you will. I wonder if scanners get more death cards in their tarot readings than other people…

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Does the Idea of Having One Job Forever Make You Want to Hang Yourself?

Monday, November 1, 2010

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Does the Idea of Having One Job Forever Make You Want to Hang Yourself?

I’ve spent most of my life searching for that dream job- the one that would make me happy and fulfilled forever. I used to imagine myself in various positions. Sometimes I’d try them out, other times I’d talk to someone in the profession to see what the day-to-day reality was like. But no matter how […]

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