Not every month can be great, but last month was a total disaster. Taking stock of what went wrong, and how I could respond differently next time, was a surprisingly powerful exercise.
Everyone’s talking about the softness of Ted Lasso these days. He’s a brand new kind of TV protagonist. But can kindness prevail in the real world? Multipotentialite entrepreneur and “gentle rebel” Andy Mort thinks so.
Someone will always arrive at a new concept—or get onto a new platform—before you. But being late to the party doesn’t necessarily mean there’s no point in trying.
Statistically speaking, most human beings are more or less average in most ways. In fact, it’s impossible for us all to be above average! So why does having a nice, normal life sometimes feel so painful?
It’s tempting to think that our uniqueness is the product of our quantifiable creative accomplishments. But what if the life you build, and the memories you make, are your most stunning (and original) works of art?
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 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.
Despite what hustle culture would have you believe, more effort does not always yield better results. If you find yourself stuck, taking a step back can be the smartest way forward.
Frustrated hopes and unsuccessful efforts are normal when living a life of many passions. So, how can multipotentialites minimize unnecessary pain?