Posts Tagged with "lifestyle design"

When Every Day is the Same, and You’re Waiting on that Dream Trip

Thursday, November 7, 2019

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When Every Day is the Same, and You’re Waiting on that Dream Trip

Does life feel tedious? Do you focus a lot of energy on planning the perfect getaway? Neil's been there. Here's how a video app changed his perspective.

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“There is peace and purpose in finishing things”

Tuesday, October 8, 2019

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“There is peace and purpose in finishing things”

Charlie Gilkey recently finished a book on finishing things. Start Finishing is a blueprint for tackling the many half-formed projects we all have gnawing at us in the background.  I met Gilkey at our multipotentialite meeting of the minds, Everything Conference in Portland, where he told me his mission is to help people thrive by finishing […]

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I Created My Own Job Description. You Can, Too.

Tuesday, July 30, 2019

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I Created My Own Job Description. You Can, Too.

There are times when it’s frustrating to be a multipotentialite in a traditional work setting. We tend to crave variety and many times that means we want to get involved in projects outside our job description or department. In these moments, it can be challenging to articulate to our managers or mentors how our variety […]

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How Physics! Can Help You Find the Perfect Work-Life Balance

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

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How Physics! Can Help You Find the Perfect Work-Life Balance

Last week, we explored the balance between work and play, and dug into some of the feelings and motivations that lead to an unhealthy balance. But what’s the end goal? What would a balanced life look like? And how we might rebalance it when it becomes skewed? Forget About Identity To even begin answering this […]

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5 Productivity Hacks to Help You Juggle Multiple Projects

Tuesday, March 5, 2019

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5 Productivity Hacks to Help You Juggle Multiple Projects

“We should do a podcast.” “I want to start teaching.” Googles “photography as a side hustle” “Should we write a script together?” Readers, this is how I get into trouble.  There’s so much to do in life and I take massive, mouth-watering bites of it. Later, I realize I’ve bitten off more than I can […]

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How to Have Fun With Your Specialist Partner (Yes, It’s Possible)

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

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How to Have Fun With Your Specialist Partner (Yes, It’s Possible)

My partner has known what he wanted to do with his life since he was in sixth grade. He entered college with a very specific career in mind, revolving around the thing he loves most: video games. A few years later he was working in the industry in a very prestigious role. Although his day […]

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What to Do with ALL THIS STUFF?! 11 Tips for Multipotentialites

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

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What to Do with ALL THIS STUFF?! 11 Tips for Multipotentialites

“Stuff is great; so having more stuff is even more greater!” – a genius When I was young, I more or less believed this (obviously made-up) quote. I liked the things I had, so it made sense to want more things. As I got older, I began to feel differently. Perhaps I grew as a […]

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The Struggle to Find a Balance Between Freedom and Security

Monday, April 9, 2018

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The Struggle to Find a Balance Between Freedom and Security

When I’m writing for Puttylike, in the back of my mind I carry two principles which I hope help me to share something of value to the community. First, I try not to talk about myself too much (after all, this isn’t a personal blog!) and I aim to have an answer – even an […]

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