You Might As Well Do The Thing: How to Make Decisions While Anxious

You Might As Well Do The Thing: How to Make Decisions While Anxious

As a standup comedian who talks a lot about anxiety, I frequently get asked the same question: “how are you SO great?” But after that, people often ask how anyone with anxiety can possibly do something as terrifying as standup. For a long time this confused me, too. It’s not like I’m immune to the […]

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When Depression Gets in the Way of Your Multipotentiality

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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12 Myths About Multipotentialites and Affirmations to Overcome Them

12 Myths About Multipotentialites and Affirmations to Overcome Them

Most of us multipotentialites grew up hearing lies. Okay, that’s a little dramatic. Maybe no one was intentionally lying to us. But long before any of us heard the word “multipotentialite,” we heard a lot of myths about work, worth, and identity. Here’s a myth you’ve probably heard: Everyone has one “true calling,” which (much […]

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How to Stay Productive When Circumstances Get Weird

How to Stay Productive When Circumstances Get Weird

I’m not ready to write this article. Sometimes I write about topics I know well, so I can share wisdom (don’t laugh!) or advice learned from experience. But I also like to write without knowing the outcome, so I can share what I learn as I go. Unfortunately, the main thing I’ve learned this time […]

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Win a Free Ticket to Everything Conference!

Win a Free Ticket to Everything Conference!

Hey multipotentialite friends, As you know, our very first multipotentialite conference is taking place in Portland, Oregon, in less than four months!!! I will be there, stoked to meet all of you in person. We only have a handful of tickets left. The first wave of tickets sold out in just over 24 hours. Right […]

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Feel All The Feels with Tim Manley, Multipotentialite

Feel All The Feels with Tim Manley, Multipotentialite

You know that rare feeling when you meet someone and instantly think: “This is destiny… We are meant to be friends”? That’s how I felt in 2007, when I moved into a Brooklyn apartment for the summer and met my roommate, Tim Manley. Tim’s an illustrator, writer, storyteller, educator, actor, performer, genius GIF maker, and […]

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Is It Time to Monetize Your Hobby? Ask Yourself These 3 Basic Questions

Is It Time to Monetize Your Hobby? Ask Yourself These 3 Basic Questions

Money isn’t everything, but it can help you get from Point A to Point B. When I was a kid, Point A was begging my parents for Littlest Pet Shop toys, which they couldn’t afford because they were busy putting food on the table. Point B was having the entire playset, complete with carrying case, […]

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Why You Need a Multipotentialite Mentor

Why You Need a Multipotentialite Mentor

My students love Emilie Wapnick. When I ask them to choose their own reading for the career prep course I teach, Emilie’s book How to Be Everything comes out on top every year. You may remember my last post, where I introduced some data about personalities and strengths from 74 of my students who identified […]

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