Scanner Anniversary: 10 Years, 10 Scanner Lessons (and a Gift)

It’s ten years now since I’ve learned I’m a Scanner. This knowledge has enriched my life and given me the permission to grow on so many levels. To celebrate this, I’m sharing ten Scanner lessons with you (and offering you my e-book How to Thrive With Too Many Interests). In April 2009 I entered a bookstore and stumbled across the mehr…

Plötzlich ordentlich! Marla Cilley: Die Magische Küchenspüle [Buchbesprechung]

Hast du auch so viele Aufgaben und Interessen, dass sie kaum in dein Leben hineinpassen? Mein Mitgefühl. Als Scannerin weiß ich genau, wie das ist. Ich fühle darüber oft eine Verzweiflung, die unangemessen groß wirkt dafür, dass es mir „doch eigentlich gut geht“. Was das Ganze mit dem Buch Die Magische Küchenspüle zu tun hat, erfährst du hier.   Das mehr…

Zu viele Interessen? Oder von Natur aus vielseitig? [Scanner, Renaissance-Mensch]

Ist es okay, jede Menge Interessen zu haben? Vielseitig zu sein und zwischen Hobbys und Jobs abzuwechseln? Sollten wir uns nicht festlegen und „eins richtig machen“? Über „Hans Dampf in allen Gassen“ und „Dilettanten“ wird immer noch die Nase gerümpft. Wer alle beeindruckt, das sind Spezialisten, die ein Feld exzellent beherrschen. Ein Desaster für alle Vielseitigen! Sie können sich nicht mehr…

“Too many interests”? You might be a Scanner, and that’s a wonderful thing

Is it okay to have a great many interests? I mean, aren’t it the specialists who stand out in a field that really impress us? That really seem like heroes to everyone? And they’d better be famous. Known artists. Athletes. Astronauts. Nobel Prize winners. People who can’t do this have to think of themselves as losers, right?   Barbara Sher: mehr…

Learn from retirement study: Seed now what you want to reap later in your life

You got what you want in a life yet? If you had plenty of time, let’s say if you were retired – which things come to mind that you’d do then? Research suggests that you would do what you tend to do now. Today I read the new article by retirement specialist Dr. Patrice Jenkins on her blog What will mehr…

There is no final draft – Keep revising your life, says multipotentialite Felicia Ricci

Are you interested in the constantly changing careers of people with many interests (Scanners)? Do you love to learn about people who don’t have only one true calling and who don’t stick with one wonderful thing forever – because they just have to move on to the next wonderful thing? Then get to know about multipotentialite Felicia Ricci. If you’re mehr…

Scanners, Renaissance People, Polymaths, Multipotentialites! There Is Hope: Polymath Is The New Normal

Hello there, Scanners and Renaissance People, Jacks of all Trades, you may still be struggling with your many fields of interests. But there is hope: Polymath is the new normal, writes author Michael Simmons. I think this is good news.   Permission to be a Scanner Maybe you’ve already learned about your right to Refuse to Choose? In her groundbreaking mehr…

* START HERE * Hello English Speakers!

Welcome to my logbook. I’m so glad you’ve come. It’s about creativity, self-development, multipotentiality, sensitivity, balance, and mindfulness. And it’s slightly bilingual.   The Queste – the creative journey of becoming ourselves It’s about the inner and outer obstacles on the way to living your potential. It’s about possibilities and dreams. About books and videos by wise, fascinating people. And mehr…