Hello, my name is Mel and I am an imposter. What I’ve learned from that is pretty surprising: Becoming an expert in being an imposter can enhance your life as a multipotentialite, once you decouple it from your sense of self-worth and the fear of being found out.
Articles tagged "fitting in"
Ever get the feeling that you’re running out of time, you have to pick one thing, and it better be the right thing? Here’s how to deal with that self-doubt.
Multipotentialites often find ourselves floating between different social groups and identities.
I had only thought of myself as “lacking in follow-through,” “easily distracted,” “never good enough,” “bored too quickly,” “never satisfied,” “laden with interests,” “ruled by my passions,” “whimsical,” “capricious,” “erratic,” “fickle,” “unstable,” “unreliable,” “a failure,” “a loser”…
There’s no one way to be a multipotentialite. You can forge your own path or take a well-trodden path. Both approaches are valid.
At first being a multipotentialite seems like a bad thing. You flit from one career path to another, never feeling like you’re getting anywhere. But let’s explore some of the positives of this “flaw” of yours.
Changes are always some combination of exhilarating and terrifying.
A story from my childhood that feels all too relevant today.
It can be hard to “fit in” with friends when you’ve got an eclectic set of interests. But that’s not a bad thing.