How to Find a Role Model as a Multipotentialite

How to Find a Role Model as a Multipotentialite

A role model is exactly what it sounds like: someone who fits a role that you’d like to model. If you want to be an actor, your role model might be Dev Patel. If you want to be a media mogul, your role model might be Oprah. The problem is, when you fit multiple roles, […]

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My Experience with Chronic Illness

My Experience with Chronic Illness

I’ll be honest, I’m having a really hard time writing this post. I’ve blogged about my experiences with chronic illness a little in the past, but I’ve been wanting to share more because I think it’s important. I know chronic illness is something many other multipods struggle with. As the “resident multipotentialite” here at Puttylike […]

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When You’re a Multipotentialite with Chronic Illness…
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When You’re a Multipotentialite with Chronic Illness…

As often happens here at Puttylike, some of our best conversations begin over in the Puttytribe. Recently, some puttypeep got into a great discussion about living with chronic illness as multipotentialites–what it looks like day-to-day, and how to navigate having less energy or capacity than you’d like, especially when you have so many interests you […]

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How to Deal with the Fear of Being “Too Complex”

How to Deal with the Fear of Being “Too Complex”

Hi, I’m Claire. I also go by Nyles. And no, I don’t have a preference for which name you use. This post is partly a Hello! to the Puttylike community–I’m the new Managing Editor for the blog, and I wanted to take a moment to introduce myself–but I also want to talk about this thing […]

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Why Goals Aren’t Enough—You Need to Set Directions

Why Goals Aren’t Enough—You Need to Set Directions

Recently, I caught up with a friend I don’t get to see often enough. Neither of us were in a Major Life Crisis, so we were doing that thing where we swap minor problems back and forth—everything from busyness to boredom to the various ways our aging bodies are mysteriously misbehaving. Naturally, we share that […]

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How to Explore a Curiosity Before Going All In
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How to Explore a Curiosity Before Going All In

When I was a kid, we had a family friend who jumped from interest to interest. We’ll call him Bob to protect his identity (and also because I can’t remember his name. It was a long time ago). Bob was always onto something. Once, he went on a cruise and came back with an idea to […]

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What Does a Community of Multipotentialites LOOK Like?

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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What to Do with ALL THIS STUFF?! 11 Tips for Multipotentialites

What to Do with ALL THIS STUFF?! 11 Tips for Multipotentialites

“Stuff is great; so having more stuff is even more greater!” – a genius When I was young, I more or less believed this (obviously made-up) quote. I liked the things I had, so it made sense to want more things. As I got older, I began to feel differently. Perhaps I grew as a […]

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