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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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How to Tolerate Uncertainty When You’re Waiting for Feedback

9 July 2019

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How to Tolerate Uncertainty When You’re Waiting for Feedback

Ding. You’ve Got Mail. Later, you will think, “I really ought to turn off that notification. It’s not 1997.” But right now, other things are on your mind. Your throat is tight, your heart is thumping, and you’re nervously staring at that bold subject line which has appeared on the screen: Result of Your Application […]

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When Depression Gets in the Way of Your Multipotentiality

18 June 2019

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When Depression Gets in the Way of Your Multipotentiality

“Oh, great. Another story about depression.” Listen, I hear you. Depression is everywhere. It’s in our Twitter feeds, on our podcasts. Even our favorite Queens in the North are talking about it. But you know what’s worse than hearing about how everyone is depressed? Actually being depressed, week after week, month after month. Constantly forgetting […]

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How to Deal with a Mean and Chatty Inner Critic

10 April 2019

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How to Deal with a Mean and Chatty Inner Critic

It’s Newbie Month here on Puttylike! During the month of April, we’re publishing articles about the thrills and challenges of exploring new things. (YAY, EXPLORING NEW THINGS! #Multipotentialite)  ** No no no! That’s how I feel about it all. I have this thing inside today that is tugging me back, immobilizing me. Whether it’s house work […]

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Are You a Playaholic?

13 March 2019

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Are You a Playaholic?

One balance I find especially tricky is work versus play. From the many, many articles written about workaholism, it seems I’m not alone. However, when reading these I often feel like an alien learning about another species. I know that, technically, anything can be addictive—but work, really? Why aren’t there any articles on the opposite […]

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What Is Your Myers-Briggs Type? Is There a “Typical” Multipotentialite?

19 February 2019

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What Is Your Myers-Briggs Type? Is There a “Typical” Multipotentialite?

As a professor of career education, I spend a lot of time working with students who haven’t decided on a major. I’m a big advocate of these students, especially since I was one. I agonized over choosing a major, trying to find a way to incorporate my love of psychology, sociology, english, technology, religion and […]

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Now What? How to Cope With “Post-Project Depression”

20 November 2018

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Now What? How to Cope With “Post-Project Depression”

Is it just me, or is taking down holiday decorations in January the worst feeling in the world? The festivities are over, you must return to reality, and all of the hoopla went by so fast that you hardly got to soak it all in. Now you’re feeling empty. The fun is over and you […]

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The Surprising Challenge of Having Fun for Fun’s Sake

27 February 2017

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The Surprising Challenge of Having Fun for Fun’s Sake

I often feel a lot of pressure. I don’t think I’m alone in this. The world we live in creates a constant sense of pressure for many of us. My experience of pressure is a feeling of questions burnt into my brain by endless repetition: Am I contributing to the world right now? Am I making […]

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