Posts Tagged with "fear"

“Every time I’m required to specialize, I feel trapped”

Sunday, August 5, 2018

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“Every time I’m required to specialize, I feel trapped”

Sometimes I imagine what it would be like to make a spreadsheet of my fears so I could score them on how likely they are to come to pass. (This probably says a little too much about me.) On this imaginary spreadsheet, there are plausible fears – perhaps a worldwide coffee shortage would rate an […]

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How to Deal with Imposter Syndrome

Monday, July 30, 2018

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How to Deal with Imposter Syndrome

I was hosting our monthly multipotentialite mixer in the Puttytribe the other day and someone asked about imposter syndrome. You know, imposter syndrome! The “psychological pattern in which an individual doubts their accomplishments, and has a persistent internalized fear of being exposed as a ‘fraud’.” (Wikipedia) Almost immediately, several people piped up in the chat: Yes! […]

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Which Multipotentialite Season Are You In?

Sunday, March 18, 2018

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Which Multipotentialite Season Are You In?

There are times when we’re running full speed on a project (or a handful of projects). We’re deep in it and we feel the momentum. When new, random ideas pop into our minds, we push them to our “someday lists” without much angst. We’re too in love with our main thing(s) right now. There are […]

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How to Choose the Right Path When There are SO MANY POSSIBILITIES

Monday, March 12, 2018

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How to Choose the Right Path When There are SO MANY POSSIBILITIES

To my great surprise, I’ve written two books. The first was non-fiction, and I spent the entire process worrying about making factual errors. I checked and rechecked (and rechecked) everything obsessively. At the very least, I wanted to be able to honestly say that I’d done my best to make sure any information I was […]

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When Working On Your Projects Feels Horribly Painful…

Sunday, February 18, 2018

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When Working On Your Projects Feels Horribly Painful…

I’m writing an original television pilot script right now. I’m on draft #2 after my dear filmmaker friend (whose storytelling skills I completely trust) gave me copious amounts of feedback. It wasn’t exactly negative feedback, per se… But he did prompt me to really think about my choices. Does the very first scene represent the […]

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Explaining Multipotentialite Life Choices: Your Happy(!) Stories

Sunday, February 11, 2018

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Explaining Multipotentialite Life Choices: Your Happy(!) Stories

It took me years to discover that it’s possible to enjoy telling people what I do with my time. For many years, I was borderline apologetic whenever somebody asked what I did. I worried that my job or interests might seem boring or confusing. It took time to realize that it was up to me […]

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Why You Should Stop Freaking Out About Wasting Your Time

Monday, January 22, 2018

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Why You Should Stop Freaking Out About Wasting Your Time

We can’t control whether to spend our time, only what we spend it on. This thought has echoed around and around in my mind ever since I read the story of Opus 40 – a sculpture park created by one man over 37 years(!). Part of me recoils in horrified terror at the thought of […]

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A Tool to Help You ROCK Your 2018 Goals

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

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A Tool to Help You ROCK Your 2018 Goals

Happy new year, multipotentialites! I decided to be brave and get in front of the camera today. :) In this video I discuss: the terror I’m feeling after sending my creative work out for feedback(!), the latest news in our multipotentialite community, and an awesome tool to help you track your new years goals. Enjoy! […]

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