Posts Tagged with "fear"

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

Tuesday, January 21, 2020

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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

Tuesday, January 14, 2020

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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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Death Anxiety, for Those Who Die More Than Once

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

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Death Anxiety, for Those Who Die More Than Once

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! ** During my regular comedy talk about anxiety […]

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Multipotentialites vs The Climate Crisis

Tuesday, October 1, 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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“The slightest reminder of paths not travelled can be agonizing”

Tuesday, September 3, 2019

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“The slightest reminder of paths not travelled can be agonizing”

Once upon a time, my parents took me to the zoo. This day is full of memories which have stuck with me ever since—the sunshine, the excitement, the ice cream… even holding hands with my dad, watching eagerly as he unfolded the map. One of the sharpest and most vivid memories is of the dolphins. […]

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The Reluctant Multipotentialite: What to Do When You Feel Like a Master of None

Tuesday, August 27, 2019

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The Reluctant Multipotentialite: What to Do When You Feel Like a Master of None

“Life is barely long enough to get good at one thing. Be careful what you get good at.”  Thanks, Matthew McConaughey. I was happily enjoying my Sunday night, watching an episode of True Detective with a glass of cabernet, when McConaughey’s character drops this line. And it hits a little too close to home. This […]

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Why You Should Do Something Badly Today!

Tuesday, August 13, 2019

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Why You Should Do Something Badly Today!

“If a thing is worth doing, it is worth doing badly.” – G. K. Chesterton Last week I was overcome with paralyzing guilt after slightly miscooking a sausage sandwich. Don’t worry—the sandwich was delicious. But even as I was putting it together, a critical internal voice was opining that the pan had been too hot, […]

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A Mid-Year Check-In from Emilie: People, Projects, and Life

Tuesday, July 23, 2019

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A Mid-Year Check-In from Emilie: People, Projects, and Life

Hey guys, It’s Emilie. So, it’s been a minute since I’ve written a real article here on Puttylike. Life has been a bit of a roller coaster these last few months. I’m okay. I do miss writing to you though, so I thought I’d share an update. This has been a summer of highs and […]

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