Posts Tagged with "creativity"

What Does a Community of Multipotentialites LOOK Like?

Tuesday, September 4, 2018

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What Does a Community of Multipotentialites LOOK Like?

Hi multipotentialite friends! I’m a little giddy this morning because I have something to show you. So many of you have emailed me over the years with questions about the Puttytribe. It seems that many of you don’t really understand what the community is… Like, what is it EXACTLY??? A forum?…Group coaching?…Huh?? Well, it’s time […]

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Why You Should Embrace Your “Amateurish” Side and Get Over Yourself (Occasionally)

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

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Why You Should Embrace Your “Amateurish” Side and Get Over Yourself (Occasionally)

I just got back from my favourite place on earth: music camp. I’ve been going on and off for 29 years (since I was 5)! The camp is called Cammac, and it’s located in the woods by a lake, midway between Montreal and Ottawa. It’s a camp for kids, teens, and adults; families usually go […]

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What to Do on a Personal Retreat – Part 2

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

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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?

Tuesday, June 5, 2018

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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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Which Multipotentialite Season Are You In?

Sunday, March 18, 2018

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Which Multipotentialite Season Are You In?

There are times when we’re running full speed on a project (or a handful of projects). We’re deep in it and we feel the momentum. When new, random ideas pop into our minds, we push them to our “someday lists” without much angst. We’re too in love with our main thing(s) right now. There are […]

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How to Choose the Right Path When There are SO MANY POSSIBILITIES

Monday, March 12, 2018

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How to Choose the Right Path When There are SO MANY POSSIBILITIES

To my great surprise, I’ve written two books. The first was non-fiction, and I spent the entire process worrying about making factual errors. I checked and rechecked (and rechecked) everything obsessively. At the very least, I wanted to be able to honestly say that I’d done my best to make sure any information I was […]

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6 Tips to Learn More Effectively as a Multipotentialite

Sunday, February 25, 2018

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6 Tips to Learn More Effectively as a Multipotentialite

Whenever I meet somebody studying an obscure academic niche, I ask so many questions that it usually takes the poor researcher a while to realise I’m not being sarcastic and I genuinely want to know about (for example) 18th century plumbing in the Netherlands. I’m prepared to admit that I might be weird, but I […]

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When Working On Your Projects Feels Horribly Painful…

Sunday, February 18, 2018

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When Working On Your Projects Feels Horribly Painful…

I’m writing an original television pilot script right now. I’m on draft #2 after my dear filmmaker friend (whose storytelling skills I completely trust) gave me copious amounts of feedback. It wasn’t exactly negative feedback, per se… But he did prompt me to really think about my choices. Does the very first scene represent the […]

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