Relegating a specific hobby or pursuit to people of a single gender limits our potential as human beings. It’s confusing and frustrating for children. And, for nonbinary people, being assessed and separated in this way is awkward at best and agonizingly painful at worst. We have to do better.
What happens when your wonderful life becomes a little too comfortable—when you sense you could be flourishing better somewhere new? Do you heed the call to transplant yourself, despite what you may be giving up? My family did.
If life is feeling both exhausting and monotonous, try injecting some micro-weirdnesses. Adding these small bits of novelty to your day can increase your sense of well-being and keep your brain on its toes.
I spent close to fifty years trying really hard to be what I thought was considered normal, and frequently fell short of the mark. The more I tried to bend myself to society’s standard, the more abnormal I felt. Then, I had an epiphany.
Multipotentialites who are also overachievers can have a difficult time sorting through their motivations. If you’ve ever felt like you have all the passions for all the wrong reasons, take heart. You belong!
Are you an aspiring entrepreneur? Or are you looking to connect, collaborate and swap skills with other friendly multipotentialites? You don’t want to miss these two upcoming Puttylike events!
Finding a new interest (or five) isn’t difficult for multipotentialites. Deciding exactly where to invest your time and money can be more challenging. Podcasts can help.
April can feel like a time to dive in and do everything all at once, but that makes self-care even more important. Beautify your space, embrace rest, and lean on your personal routines to keep your balance.
I thought it would be fun to teach a computer to write like me. Like many enthusiastic multipotentialites before me, I found myself adjusting my expectations as big ambitions collided with reality. Somehow, it was great.