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Image via Unsplash — Greg Rakozy

Are You A Multipotentialite? (Confessions From A Man With Obsessive Learning Disorder)

Niklas Göke
Dec 2, 2015 · 8 min read

Passion #387 — growing up with OLD

Being a kid with OLD can feel lonely. Incredibly exciting and never boring, but still lonely. Maybe you can relate.

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Passion #1 — Cars — via Rev To The Limit
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Passion #2 — Space
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Passion #4 — Ball sports
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Passion #6 — Pokémon
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Passion #7 — Card Games

The OLD test — diagnose yourself

The good thing about OLD is that you can easily diagnose yourself, by checking for symptoms. Here are the most common ones:

I just diagnosed myself with Obsessive Learning Disorder. It’s okay though. I’m a multipotentialite and I’m just fine! (click to tweet)

The world of multipotentialites

OLD is not a bad thing.

OLD: A life in circles

2 days ago I watched a great movie: Finding Joe.

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Screenshot from Finding Joe
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Neo receives his call in The Matrix (1999)
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Harry Potter’s first fight with a dragon — via Tumblr
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Robbing a bank in Now You See Me — via Youtube
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Yeah, right… — via Ugly Owl Films

Whatever you do — Don’t. Stop.

It’s not your job to hack the straightest path through the forest of career options you find yourself in.

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Niklas Göke

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Writer with 30M views, 50k email subscribers, and 500k monthly readers. Get 5 free top notch writing tips: https://writelikea.pro/free-course/

Better Humans

Better Humans is a collection of the world's most trustworthy writing on human potential and self improvement by coaches, academics, and aggressive self-experimenters. Articles are based on deep personal experience, science, and research. No fluff, book reports, or listicles.

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