Multipotentialites vs The Climate Crisis

1 October 2019

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Multipotentialites vs The Climate Crisis

Hey multipotentialites, Don’t know about you all, but I think about climate change a lot. Sometimes I lie awake at night, trying to imagine the black box of the future that’s coming. Over the past decade, multipotentiality has been a really useful lens for me to look at the world, and understand how to be authentically […]

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A Mid-Year Check-In from Emilie: People, Projects, and Life

23 July 2019

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A Mid-Year Check-In from Emilie: People, Projects, and Life

Hey guys, It’s Emilie. So, it’s been a minute since I’ve written a real article here on Puttylike. Life has been a bit of a roller coaster these last few months. I’m okay. I do miss writing to you though, so I thought I’d share an update. This has been a summer of highs and […]

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In a Weird Place…

22 May 2018

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In a Weird Place…

There’s a soccer ball rolling around in my head. That’s how it feels. Or that’s how it would feel if a soccer ball were small enough to fit in my head. The ball tilts and bumps against the inside of my skull. The brain fog’s been bad these last few weeks. Mostly in the morning. […]

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New Beginnings, Anxiety, and the Plurality of Emotions

19 June 2017

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New Beginnings, Anxiety, and the Plurality of Emotions

Last Thursday, Valerie and I packed up our little Honda and, with the dog curled up at my feet beneath the passenger seat, ventured north. Several hours and three ferry rides later, we arrived at our new home on our new island. Four friends were waiting for us in the road, holding a painted banner […]

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Why I’m Moving to Canada

13 December 2016

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Why I’m Moving to Canada

I’m moving to Canada. No, I’m not joking. No, it’s not just because of the election. I’m moving because I am Canadian. I’ve only lived in the U.S. for 6 of the 32.5 years of my life. I’m moving because what attracted me to Portland in the first place isn’t really true anymore. I still […]

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When Was the Last Time You Let Yourself Do Whatever You Wanted to Do?

19 September 2016

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When Was the Last Time You Let Yourself Do Whatever You Wanted to Do?

I have a bad habit. Actually I have many, but there’s one in particular that I expect many multipotentialites also have. When I have an idea or come across something new, I get really, really excited about it. I daydream about it, listen to podcasts on the subject, and occasionally (when I’m not procrastinating too […]

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That time I got married…

12 September 2016

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That time I got married…

Hey multipotentialites, Emilie here, coming to you from North Queensland, Australia, where my wife, Valerie, and I are on honeymoon!!!! I was/am planning on taking this week off by totally disconnecting, but I just had this urge to check in with you guys… The past couple weeks have felt like a culmination of so much: […]

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Multipotentialites and Love: Do We Eventually Get Bored in Our Relationships?

10 August 2016

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Multipotentialites and Love: Do We Eventually Get Bored in Our Relationships?

Today I’m going to attempt to answer a question I get asked pretty often: Does our need for variety, our yearning to explore new things, and the boredom we feel once we’ve “gotten what we came for” in our projects extend to our relationships? I’m getting married in 10 days, so I thought this would […]

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