Posts Tagged with "validation"

Building Your Confidence from Scratch (a Personal Confession)

Thursday, November 10, 2011

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Building Your Confidence from Scratch (a Personal Confession)

Today’s post is a personal one. It’s something I’ve wanted to talk about for a long time. I’ve written before about my experiences with childhood bullying. It’s something that a lot of multipotentialites seem to have experienced (apparently when you do origami at recess and play violin in an orchestra, other kids think you’re weird…) […]

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How to Deal with the Jerks and Naysayers Who Think You’re Just “Indecisive”

Monday, August 8, 2011

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How to Deal with the Jerks and Naysayers Who Think You’re Just “Indecisive”

The other day on Twitter, I was asked the following question: As a multipotentialite, how do you convince people that you’re not just indecisive? The short answer? You can’t. Sorry, I know that’s not the most encouraging answer… But when it comes down to it, you can’t control other people’s opinions of you. However, what […]

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What the Sh** Was I Thinking?!

Monday, May 16, 2011

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What the Sh** Was I Thinking?!

So you had an idea – a blog, a play, a business – some project you’ve been wanting to create for a while. You managed to overcome the forces that had stopped you in the past. You surmounted the odds and poured your heart into this thing, this masterpiece. But now it’s launch day. You […]

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How to Overcome Post-Achievement Depression

Thursday, October 14, 2010

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How to Overcome Post-Achievement Depression

Do you ever work really hard at something, only to reach your end goal and then feel… well, a little underwhelmed? You wonder what happened to that sense of accomplishment you had been working toward and you may even feel guilty for not being able to appreciate all your hard work and the praise you’re […]

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