This question of living up to our potential comes for everyone, but it hits especially hard for those of us who live with our own and others’ expectations that we represent the communities we’re a part of at the highest possible level. Here are three steps to transform that burden into a gift.
How I Let Go of Perfection and Embraced My Good-Enough Job
I accumulated side hustles until my head spun. I searched for my “true love” job—the one that would fulfill all of my multipotentialite needs—and found it. But the pursuit of perfection left me exhuasted. Leaving it behind changed my life.
3 Reasons You Should Say No More Often
Creating the life you want involves a lot of saying no—sometimes in ways that feel counterintuitive. Here’s how I rejected giving influential people too much power over my life, cut out obligations that I no longer found important, and retooled systems that just weren’t working anymore.
The Antidote to Multipotentialite Burnout
Multipotentialites burn out for different reasons—and under different circumstances—than specialists. Stopping burnout at the source means identifying the unique cycles that get us there. Here’s where to start.
A Month of Living Fearlessly
I set out to assess how I was doing at living my best multipotentialite life, without letting fear take the reins. What I learned shocked me. Welcome to my diary of a month of fearless living.
The Four Types of Imposter: Which One Are You?
Hello, my name is Mel and I am an imposter. What I’ve learned from that is pretty surprising: Becoming an expert in being an imposter can enhance your life as a multipotentialite, once you decouple it from your sense of self-worth and the fear of being found out.
Mindful Self-Care is More Than One Thing—Just Like You
If we want to offer the best of ourselves to our communities, we need self-care. And that entails way more than taking an occasional bubble bath! Sort out your self-care practice by viewing it through a multipotentialite lens.
Dear Puttylike: I Have Tons of Interests, But No Dreams
A multipotentialite’s dream job didn’t meet their expectations, and now they’re struggling with how to move forward without a “Dream B”. So, how can someone with lots of passions and no direction think their way out of that impasse?
Stop Playing Hide & Seek with Your True Self
Multipotentialites are uniquely equipped to create positive change in the world. So, why do we so often feel shame about who we really are? Here’s how to stop living your life in camouflage.