Much has been written about the struggles and challenges that come with being neurodivergent. But what about the positive and joyful aspects? Here’s one: I have come to recognize that many of my autistic traits overlap with the characteristics that make me a multipotentialite.
When Your Difference is Your Superpower
The parts of who we are that society tries to shame and diminish us for can be a huge source of strength, inspiration and—yes—even power. What are yours?
How I Held Myself Together When My Multipotentialite Life Fell Apart
Multipods pack our schedules with activities, hobbies and social connections. Because we’re so busy (and we like it that way), personal or professional setback can seem to push our delicately balanced lives right over the edge. Here’s what I did when I found myself in a life so limited I could barely recognize it—or myself.
The Power of Seeking Your Singular “Why”
Even as multipotentialites come to appreciate the way we’re wired, we might still yearn for something to tie our lives together: a single overarching element that connects our seemingly disparate pursuits. Here’s why looking for that thread is worth it—even if you never quite find it.
Ready to Escape the Working World? Do This First!
If self-employment is calling to you, it’s important to get clarity about why that’s the case and how you’d like to respond. If it’s time to go, here’s how to make a detailed plan to make your entrepreneurship dreams a reality.
Our Definition of Success Needs to Shift
Judging the success or failure of a project almost exclusively by the end results can’t reflect the totality of our experiences or the diversity of our goals. It also doesn’t account for social and structural inequalities. So, when is a failure not a failure?
“Are You Living Up to Your Full Potential?” Transforming the Burden of Representation into a Gift
This question of living up to our potential comes for everyone, but it hits especially hard for those of us who live with our own and others’ expectations that we represent the communities we’re a part of at the highest possible level. Here are three steps to transform that burden into a gift.
A Spring Equinox Ritual for Inviting Transformation
In many traditions, the Spring Equinox is the new year—a time for new beginnings and digging deep to set intentions for the immediate future. If you’re looking to make big moves in your life, here’s a gentle ritual that will have you taking action in no time.
Puttyhustle 101: Building a Foundation for your Future Business
So you find yourself standing on the cusp of what might become your brand new business or side-hustle. You have an idea of what you want to do, and you’re excited about doing it! There’s just that small matter of figuring out exactly how to execute your idea…