For most multipotentialites, this question can be difficult—after all, we pride ourselves on being many things. When someone demanded that I define myself to them, it absolutely unraveled me.
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It’s tempting to think that our uniqueness is the product of our quantifiable creative accomplishments. But what if the life you build, and the memories you make, are your most stunning (and original) works of art?
When I meet a stranger, “What do you do?” is often their first question – and they expect a tidy answer. As a multipotentialite with multiple careers and hobbies, this used to make me feel guilt and shame. Now, it just makes me angry.
When mulitpotentialites need help–from dealing with loved ones who don’t respect our choices, to figuring out how to build a sustainable business that doesn’t feel confining–it’s important that it comes from someone who understands us.
“Who do I think I am?” is a common anxious thought but it needn’t stop you from trying something new.
The Puttyverse is a community of hundreds of multipotentialites from around the world. Here are some of the thoughtful and creative ways we supported each other this year.
Here’s what you had to say.
No matter how many different paths I follow or skills I gain, I always seem to be lacking.
Do you ever just crave the definition of having a label? Or struggle to wrap your brain around an identity or career path that doesn’t have an easy description?