Multipods pack our schedules with activities, hobbies and social connections. Because we’re so busy (and we like it that way), personal or professional setback can seem to push our delicately balanced lives right over the edge. Here’s what I did when I found myself in a life so limited I could barely recognize it—or myself.
Our Definition of Success Needs to Shift
Judging the success or failure of a project almost exclusively by the end results can’t reflect the totality of our experiences or the diversity of our goals. It also doesn’t account for social and structural inequalities. So, when is a failure not a failure?
A Multipotentialite-Multipotentialite Dating Story
Common wisdom about romance doesn’t always apply to multipotentialites—especially when two of us are dating each other. Here’s what happened to me when I dipped my toe into dating a fellow multipotentialite, and how we negotiated everything that came after.
Coming to Terms With Life as a Disabled Multipotentialite
In a culture where any basic achievement by a disabled person is perceived as an act of bravery, living with a chronic health condition since birth meant coming to terms with being perceived as “an inspiration.” All I really wanted was to meet other multipotentialites like me.
Dear Puttylike: How Do I Choose a Course of Study?
Help! I’m an academic who’s been invited to pursue a PhD, but my interests and talents are too wide-ranging and diffuse. I have no idea how to start narrowing down an area of focus for my doctorate.
What Are the Multipotentialite Love Languages?
Multipotentialites are different from specialists, and we respond to different expressions of affection and care. If you are struggling to identify your love language from the predefined list, it might be worthwhile to shift your perspective.