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What If There’s Nothing Wrong With You?

12 November 2019

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What If There’s Nothing Wrong With You?

It’s Mental Health Month here on Puttylike! During the month of November, we’re publishing articles and stories that explore anxiety and depression, ways we’ve reached for new perspectives around mental health, and strategies that helped us to rest and nurture our busy brains. Here’s today’s mental health inspired article! ** Last year, I went on a self-improvement […]

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When Every Day is the Same, and You’re Waiting on that Dream Trip

7 November 2019

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When Every Day is the Same, and You’re Waiting on that Dream Trip

Does life feel tedious? Do you focus a lot of energy on planning the perfect getaway? Neil's been there. Here's how a video app changed his perspective.

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November is Mental Health Month at Puttylike!

5 November 2019

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November is Mental Health Month at Puttylike!

Hey Puttylike readers! This month, we’re going to be talking all about mental health. And we want you to be part of the conversation. I don’t have to explain to any of you that our modern world is complex, fast-paced, and stressful. Add any kind of mental illness on top of that, at any level, […]

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Six Lessons from Writing the Book I Swore I Wouldn’t Write

22 October 2019

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Six Lessons from Writing the Book I Swore I Wouldn’t Write

“Never again.” – Neil Hughes, after writing a book After winning four Olympic gold medals, Steve Redgrave famously said that if anyone found him close to a rowing boat again, they could shoot him. Four years later, he won a fifth gold.  Let’s be real—I am not as good at writing as Steve Redgrave is […]

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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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