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.
Articles in the category "Adversity"
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?
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.
When a difficult problem started keeping me up at night, I was forced to examine the way I relate to the big questions and dilemmas of life. My new method for solving problems might surprise you.
Frustrated hopes and unsuccessful efforts are normal when living a life of many passions. So, how can multipotentialites minimize unnecessary pain?
We all experience disappointment, failure and calamity–when and how they appear is most often out of our control. However, at the right dose, adversity can be a powerful tool for updating our belief systems.