Posts Tagged with "show yourself"

How to Deal with the Fear of Being “Too Complex”

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

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How to Deal with the Fear of Being “Too Complex”

Hi, I’m Claire. I also go by Nyles. And no, I don’t have a preference for which name you use. This post is partly a Hello! to the Puttylike community–I’m the new Managing Editor for the blog, and I wanted to take a moment to introduce myself–but I also want to talk about this thing […]

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Why You Should Embrace Your “Amateurish” Side and Get Over Yourself (Occasionally)

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

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Why You Should Embrace Your “Amateurish” Side and Get Over Yourself (Occasionally)

I just got back from my favourite place on earth: music camp. I’ve been going on and off for 29 years (since I was 5)! The camp is called Cammac, and it’s located in the woods by a lake, midway between Montreal and Ottawa. It’s a camp for kids, teens, and adults; families usually go […]

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How to Write a Resume When Yours Doesn’t Make Sense

Monday, July 16, 2018

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How to Write a Resume When Yours Doesn’t Make Sense

I loathe writing resumes. Everything about it bothers me: the tediousness, the constricting feeling, the frustration of not being able to express myself… It’s a truly awful way to spend time. I’m comforted that I’m not alone in this hatred for resumes. I’ve heard many multipotentialites complain that it’s a tremendous point of pain for […]

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Explaining Multipotentialite Life Choices: Your Happy(!) Stories

Sunday, February 11, 2018

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Explaining Multipotentialite Life Choices: Your Happy(!) Stories

It took me years to discover that it’s possible to enjoy telling people what I do with my time. For many years, I was borderline apologetic whenever somebody asked what I did. I worried that my job or interests might seem boring or confusing. It took time to realize that it was up to me […]

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Share Your Multipotentialite Story and Get Featured on Puttylike

Sunday, December 17, 2017

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Share Your Multipotentialite Story and Get Featured on Puttylike

Hi multipods, Ahh the holidays! The good food, the presents, family, the social gatherings… This is a time when many of us have challenging interactions with people we don’t see very often. It can also be a really fruitful time–a time for sharing and understanding and even emotional breakthroughs. I Want to Hear from You! […]

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Do You Suffer from Multipotentialite Imposter Syndrome?

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

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Do You Suffer from Multipotentialite Imposter Syndrome?

Imposter syndrome: a belief that deep down, you are a fraud, that you shouldn’t be here, and that one day everyone will wake up and realize it. Imposter syndrome is a phenomenon that most multipods know well. It’s easy to doubt your ability when you feel different from your peers, and it’s easy to feel different […]

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Christmas, Friendships and Living in the “In-Betweens”

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

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Christmas, Friendships and Living in the “In-Betweens”

Most multipotentialites are intimately familiar with the “in-betweens.” We love exploring the connections between disparate ideas and we often work in industries that intersect with other areas. Socially and identity-wise we often inhabit the “in betweens,” as well. We may find ourselves floating between social groups. I, for one, have always had a motley array […]

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So I’m A Multipotentialite… What Now?!

Monday, July 11, 2016

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So I’m A Multipotentialite… What Now?!

Congratulations! You’re a multipotentialite! At least, I expect you are, because you’re reading this article. Maybe you’re not sure. In that case, I’d like to remind you that there’s no barrier to entry. You don’t have to have a bizarre combination of jobs, you don’t have to speak multiple languages, you don’t have to do anything in […]

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