Posts Tagged with "goals"

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

Monday, December 30, 2019

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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

Monday, December 23, 2019

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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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How to Deal with Negative Critiques of Your Art

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

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How to Deal with Negative Critiques of Your Art

Hey multipotentialite pals! Today, I want to talk about the act of putting your art out there for feedback and how both positive and negative evaluations can seriously affect your mood. Not that I’m speaking from experience or anything… Okay, I AM speaking from experience. Very recent experience, in fact, lol. As some of you […]

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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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Here’s What Happens When 100 Multipotentialites Get Together for 4 Days

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

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Here’s What Happens When 100 Multipotentialites Get Together for 4 Days

Maybe you already heard: this past week, we had an incredible “Multipotentialite Meeting of the Minds” in Portland, Oregon. One hundred people from several continents made their way to a beautiful local community center called Taborspace, where we hosted our first-ever Everything Conference (also known as ETC). It was a brand-new, participant-driven event; it was bold and […]

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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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