Posts Tagged with "lifestyle design"

Zen & the Art of Multipotentialite Maintenance

Monday, December 7, 2015

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Zen & the Art of Multipotentialite Maintenance

One of my favourite books is Zen & the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance. It’s no exaggeration to say that it changed the way I view the world and that it had a huge impact on my life. But it contains very little actual motorcycle maintenance information. In tribute to the lack of motorcycles, let’s look […]

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How 5 years of Puttylike has changed my life

Monday, September 21, 2015

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How 5 years of Puttylike has changed my life

Puttylike is now five years old, and I’m a little stunned. The time flew by, yet so much has changed. I was 26 when I launched this site, and I’m 31 now. The late twenties tend to be significant for most people, and they certainly have been for me. They also happen to coincide with Puttylike’s […]

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Oh Look, a Squirrel! How to Find Focus with an Easily Distracted Mind

Tuesday, September 8, 2015

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Oh Look, a Squirrel! How to Find Focus with an Easily Distracted Mind

Note from Emilie: hi everyone, meet Brenda! Brenda is our second new Staff Writer at Puttylike, and this is her first post on the blog. Let’s all give her a warm welcome. (And enjoy this piece; I think you’re going to relate.) ** In my life, I experience a strange mix of being easily distracted and […]

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I’m a Multipotentialite!… Now what?

Monday, April 13, 2015

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I’m a Multipotentialite!… Now what?

It can be a huge relief to learn that you are a multipotentialite. Suddenly all of these patterns you’ve noticed in your life start making sense. You realize that you aren’t a scatterbrain or commitment-phobe, you’re something else, something good! What’s more, you aren’t alone. There are thousands of other people out there who share […]

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How To Turn Your Art into a Renaissance Business (Case Study)

Thursday, November 20, 2014

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How To Turn Your Art into a Renaissance Business (Case Study)

A lot of multipotentialites are artists. It’s actually pretty rare to meet one that isn’t versed in at least one artistic medium. Some multipods view their art as a hobby, while others seek to elevate it to an income stream or even to their primary source of work. If you are going to make money […]

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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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Why You’re Never Too Old To Be A Multipotentialite

Monday, August 11, 2014

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Why You’re Never Too Old To Be A Multipotentialite

Multipotentiality is not just for the young. Indeed many of us don’t realize we’re multipotentialites until we’re in our forties, fifties, sixties, or even older than that. Talk to a multipotentialite over the age of forty and you’re likely to sense a little bit of regret at not learning sooner that having multiple interests and […]

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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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