Multipotentialites burn out for different reasons—and under different circumstances—than specialists. Stopping burnout at the source means identifying the unique cycles that get us there. Here’s where to start.
Articles tagged "mental health"
When your birthday is more “crushing emotional weight” than “parties and cake,” it might be time for a change in perspective. Here’s how to reframe some common anxieties about the passage of the years.
Do you have undone tasks and projects eating away at your psyche? The accumulation of these tiny failures can be a constant source of low-level stress. Here’s the most powerful way I’ve found so far to banish them—and the related guilt—forever.
If we want to offer the best of ourselves to our communities, we need self-care. And that entails way more than taking an occasional bubble bath! Sort out your self-care practice by viewing it through a multipotentialite lens.
Perfect productivity is a myth, and cultivating a healthy relationship with getting things done can be difficult. The key is creating our own metrics for time well-spent.
Multipotentialites fail often—It’s part of doing and being so many things!—but there are many ways to respond to falling short. Here’s how to heal and move on, instead of disappearing into shame.
Multipotentialites living with ADHD can turn it into a superpower—if they know how to use it. And we can all enjoy life more when we zoom out from our persistent challenges to see what strengths we’ve been building along the way.
When learning and having novel experiences is key to your identity, losing your gusto for the new can be a harsh blow. Here’s how to get back on track with what brings you joy.
Multipotentialites want a wide variety of life experiences—to be in a near-constant state of beginning. Expecting immediate proficiency in every new thing we try is a recipe for despair.