Posts Tagged with "confidence"

How Pain and Fatigue Can Impact Your Multipotentialite Projects

Thursday, February 26, 2015

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How Pain and Fatigue Can Impact Your Multipotentialite Projects

I almost didn’t write this post. I like to have some good tips and solutions before I put something out to the world, and the truth is that I don’t have those yet for this problem. At least not fully. But then I saw someone in the Facebook group of the class I’m teaching ask […]

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Is “Multipotentialite” a Real Thing? Is it Really Okay to Be this Way?

Monday, January 19, 2015

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Is “Multipotentialite” a Real Thing? Is it Really Okay to Be this Way?

Emilie, I found Puttylike today while searching the web for advice on how to settle down and focus on just one interest in life. I’ve struggled with this ‘problem’ for as long as I can remember– having varied, multiple interest and goals and cycling through them on a regular basis. It’s has caused me much anguish […]

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The Case for the Use of Labels

Monday, December 22, 2014

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The Case for the Use of Labels

How many times have you heard or said, “I don’t like labels” or “I don’t like being labelled?” I used to feel that way too, but, believe it or not, I think I can now argue the case for labels. Don’t believe labels can be a good thing? Read on! I think many people object to […]

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Help! It Feels like Everyone Else is more “Together” than Me

Monday, October 27, 2014

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Help! It Feels like Everyone Else is more “Together” than Me

Sometimes we find ourselves re-evaluating our lives, our work, and even our legacies. Often we do this when we’re feeling particularly vulnerable or uncertain about the future. We also do it when we reach milestones in our lives, for example when we turn twenty, thirty, and forty. We do it one year after graduating from […]

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I’m About to Embark on a Quest!

Thursday, August 28, 2014

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I’m About to Embark on a Quest!

Quest. The word has been in my head a lot lately. It’s Chris Guillebeau’s fault really. I cannot put down his new book, The Happiness of Pursuit. Having completed his own quest to travel to every country in the world by his 35th birthday, Chris set out to talk with other people who had embarked […]

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Doing Your Own Thing Takes Courage

Thursday, August 14, 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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The Ultimate Guide to Dealing with Friends and Family Members who Disapprove of Your Multipotentiality

Monday, August 4, 2014

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The Ultimate Guide to Dealing with Friends and Family Members who Disapprove of Your Multipotentiality

Every multipotentialite knows how it feels to share a new interest or endeavor with someone and receive a blank stare or a look of disapproval. You’re studying to become a physiotherapist? But I thought you were happy working at that tech company? That seemed like a good career… You’re in an art program. Why would […]

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Socializing as an Introvert

Monday, July 21, 2014

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Socializing as an Introvert

My mom likes to tell this story about me as a child. I don’t much remember the day in question, but I have no doubt that it happened, as it is a perfect representation of an aspect of my character that I know well. I was five years old. My mother and I were at […]

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