“Help! My Multipotentialite Partner is Stressing Me Out!”

“Help! My Multipotentialite Partner is Stressing Me Out!”

Dear Puttylike, I wouldn’t describe myself as a multipotentialite–but I’m married to one! My husband is constantly looking for different career paths and opportunities. He has had an assortment of jobs, professions, and degrees. Sometimes he loses interest and moves onto the next thing pretty quickly. For me, someone who would describe myself as a […]

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Ask Emilie Wapnick Your Burning Multipotentialite Questions!

Ask Emilie Wapnick Your Burning Multipotentialite Questions!

Hey friends! It’s Emilie. Today I have a question for you: As a multipotentialite, what have you been wondering about or struggling with? I’m thinking about trying something new over the coming months: a series of free, live webinars where I tackle some of your biggest issues, fears, and challenges. I’m not sure exactly what […]

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Multipotentialite Magic Happens Here: Why You Should Head to the Library Right Now

Multipotentialite Magic Happens Here: Why You Should Head to the Library Right Now

I’ve just started a new job in a university library, and I’m pretty sure that for a lot of multipotentialites, libraries are heaven on earth. I’ve spent the last two years in a very different field, in an extremely busy state, without a lot of quality downtime, and with a fairly erratic schedule. A real […]

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Fearful About An Event On The Horizon? Tips from an Anxious Comedian

Fearful About An Event On The Horizon? Tips from an Anxious Comedian

The first time I ever spoke in front of a large audience, I was terrified. Even the ironic comfort that the topic was “my fear of public speaking” didn’t help. My legs trembled so hard that I worried I might fall over. I could barely concentrate on what I was saying, only wondering what everybody […]

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What to Do When Your Bucket List Is Too Damn Long

What to Do When Your Bucket List Is Too Damn Long

In her famous poem The Summer Day, the late Mary Oliver asks what we plan to do with our “one wild and precious life.” Pose this question to a multipotentialite and you might as well get comfortable—you’re in for a long answer. What is it I plan to do with my one wild and precious […]

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An Affirmation for 2020 to Help You Trust Yourself More

An Affirmation for 2020 to Help You Trust Yourself More

Hi multipods, Last week, I shared my new year’s goals with you. But there’s one focus for the coming year that I left out, because I was still working it out for myself. This one may be 2020’s biggest and most personal goal of all. This year I will be working on trusting myself more. […]

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It’s Almost 2020! Emilie’s Reflections and Goals for the Coming Year [with Photos]

It’s Almost 2020! Emilie’s Reflections and Goals for the Coming Year [with Photos]

Hi my multipotentialite pals! 2020 is nearly upon us. And, as is customary here on Puttylike, I’ve gone ahead and sketched out some goals and priorities for the new year. I’ll share those with you in a moment… But first, let’s talk 2019. 2019 was an emotional year for me, with significant highs and lows. […]

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How to Start a Project When You Have No Direction

How to Start a Project When You Have No Direction

Last year, I decided to try public speaking. It was a good opportunity to promote my book, but I had also been curious about professional speaking ever since I took a debate class in high school. Back then, I loved picking a random topic, writing an argument for it, then publicly stating my case in […]

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