Posts Tagged with "fear"

How to Deal with Anxiety

Monday, November 30, 2015

88 Comments

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 […]

Continue reading...

Is This The Biggest Multipotentialite Fear?

Thursday, November 12, 2015

102 Comments

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 […]

Continue reading...

A Bad Case of Imposter Syndrome

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

121 Comments

A Bad Case of Imposter Syndrome

Sometimes I will get a hankering in my heart to write a blog post. Usually I’ll have a topic in mind, but not always. Sometimes I’ll just want to connect with my peeps and express myself– to see and be seen. I’ve been feeling that pull lately. I’ve also been feeling a great deal of […]

Continue reading...

When NOT to Quit

Monday, August 17, 2015

25 Comments

When NOT to Quit

The first year of law school was exciting. It was challenging, interesting, and dramatic. However, by the time my third year rolled around, I was losing interest in law. The dull, corporate classes were making me want to chop my fingers off. It was also becoming clear to me that I didn’t want to pursue […]

Continue reading...

“Emilie, what happens if you lose interest in Puttylike?”

Monday, June 15, 2015

13 Comments

“Emilie, what happens if you lose interest in Puttylike?”

Is there a danger in being invested in a project run by a multipotentialite? Possibly. After all, you never know when they might change directions. Today, I’m going to address the elephant in the room. I was recently asked the following question: “Hey Emilie, what happens if you lose interest in Puttylike one day? Are you going […]

Continue reading...

How to Stay Calm when Giving a TED Talk (or Doing Anything High-Pressure)

Monday, June 1, 2015

39 Comments

How to Stay Calm when Giving a TED Talk (or Doing Anything High-Pressure)

I couldn’t sleep the night before my TED talk. I woke up around 4am and floated in and out of sleep for the rest of the night. My mind was whirling. I tried meditation, yoga, tea, took a bath. It wasn’t happening. I was slotted to speak second-to-last the next day, at nearly 6pm. It […]

Continue reading...

How to Deal with Imposter Syndrome

Monday, April 27, 2015

19 Comments

How to Deal with Imposter Syndrome

Editor’s Note: This is a guest post by Andy Mort. As a multipotentialite, you’re bound to experience impostor syndrome from time to time. With multiple interests, a variety of passions, and a whole bunch of creative pursuits on the go, you’re going feel like a fraud sometimes. As if you’ve got it all wrong and that any day […]

Continue reading...

Why It’s Good To Be A Multipotentialite

Monday, March 23, 2015

25 Comments

Why It’s Good To Be A Multipotentialite

Many of us found Puttylike after struggling for years with our multipotentiality, though back then we didn’t know that’s what it was called. We just knew that society wanted us to stick to one path but that, no matter how hard we tried, we could never quite do that. At first being a scanner seems […]

Continue reading...