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July 16, 2024

Best Strategies for Dyslexic Managers (2024 Guide)

Managing a team can be a demanding task for anyone, but for dyslexic managers, it presents unique challenges. From struggling with written communication to keeping track of intricate details, these obstacles can seem overwhelming. But here’s the good news: dyslexic managers often possess exceptional strengths such as creativity, problem-solving, and interpersonal skills. By honing in on these natural talents and implementing tailored strategies, dyslexic managers can not only overcome their difficulties but also excel in their roles. In this post, Read More
December 11, 2022

Career Change & Autism: Tips for Flexibly Transitioning into Your Passion

Is Autism Making Your Career Change Tougher? You're Not Alone! Many autistic individuals are passionate about pursuing fulfilling careers. However, navigating a career change can feel overwhelming. At Divine Enigma we talk about how  specifically for corporate workers on the spectrum who may have side hustles and are considering a career switch. We'll provide tips for a smooth transition into your dream job, helping you overcome any hurdles along the way. This might be the push you need to start Read More
January 1, 2023

Diagnosed late with Neurodiversity & Masking

Unmasking Your Neurodiversity: Embracing Your Authentic Self, Even with a Late Diagnosis Neurodiversity and masking are two terms that have become increasingly more well-known in recent years. With growing awareness, many are finding themselves relating to the symptoms and experiences that come with being neurodiverse. For adults who have been diagnosed late or have yet to receive a diagnosis, the news can be overwhelming. However, the good news is that there are still steps you can take to improve your Read More
August 27, 2023

Elevating Neurodiversity – Project Managers, Professionals, and Side Hustlers!

Breaking news causing excitement: Divine Enigma has soared to the impressive No. 7 position among the Top 35 Neurodiversity Podcasts on Feedspot! This remarkable feat further fuels our unwavering dedication to fostering understanding, support, and empowerment within the dynamic neurodiverse community. From the beginning, Divine Enigma has been on a mission to demystify neurodiversity, all while basking in its brilliance. This podcast is an essential platform for discussions – from deep-diving into insightful conversations and sharing heartwarming stories to exploring expert Read More
January 13, 2024

Intersection of Neurodiversity, Church Hurts, and Community Empowerment: A Deep Dive into My Journey

The Intersection In Divine Enigma, we will explore the intersection of neurodiversity, church hurts, and community empowerment. A Guiding Light for Healing Divine Enigma understands the complexities faced by individuals who have experienced disappointment with the church and navigates toxic relationships. We recognise the issues neurodiversity can have on individuals and offer a safe space for healing and empowerment on this platform. My Unique Narrative My life was shaped by experiences in both predominantly white and black churches, where my Read More
January 11, 2024

Navigating Love, Challenges, and Neurodiversity: My Journey with a Socially Reserved Partner

Weaving a Tapestry of Love and Acceptance Each thread weaves a unique story in the intricate tapestry of love and acceptance. My story is one of love, understanding, and the daily struggle to embrace the complexities that come with having a neurodivergent partner. Finding Sanctuary in a Neurodivergent Love My husband, though socially reserved, has become my sanctuary of kindness and safety in a world that can be overwhelming. Addressing the stigma surrounding being "socially useless" in a world that Read More
February 8, 2024

Navigating Portfolio Careers and Bridging the Ethnicity-Pay Gap

This post may contain affiliate links and we may get paid a small commission if you click on a link Exposing the Ethnicity Pay Gap in Hollywood: Taraji P. Henson's Candid Remarks In the dazzling world of Hollywood, where glamour often conceals underlying issues, Taraji P. Henson recently spotlighted a harsh reality: the ethnicity pay gap. Her candid remarks highlight the persistent challenges black women face in Tinseltown and beyond, underscoring a broader issue affecting ethnic minorities across various industries. Read More
January 3, 2024

Navigating Sick Days and Dealing with Trauma as Neurodivergent

A Guide to Self-Compassion for Individuals with Various Neurodivergent Conditions in the New Year 2024 Introduction: As we usher in a new year, 2024, it's an opportune time for individuals with diverse neurodivergent conditions to explore strategies for self-compassion while navigating sick days and trauma. Beyond ADHD and dyslexia, this blog expands its focus to encompass various neurodivergent conditions, offering insights into individuals' unique challenges within the neurodiverse community. Acknowledge and Validate Your Feelings: For those with neurodivergent conditions such Read More
January 2, 2024

Neurodiversity — How to Stop Becoming Overwhelmed in 2024

Let's be real: the traditional office setup isn't always the easiest for people with ADHD, autism, or dyslexia. These neurodivergent minds are full of potential, but the standard workplace can feel like a square peg in a round hole. Sharing brilliant ideas in meetings or focusing in a noisy environment can be tough. However, the unique perspectives and strengths of neurodivergent individuals are invaluable. That's where Divine Enigma comes in. This podcast is a game-changer, offering real-world advice and support for neurodivergent entrepreneurs and professionals. The podcast covers everything Read More
December 4, 2022

Neurodiversity in the workplace and how to keep yourself organised

[audio mp3=""][/audio] This post may contain affiliate links and we may get paid a small commission if you click on a link Welcome to Divine Enigma A platform dedicated to supporting neurodiverse professionals, particularly project managers and working professionals. Neurodiversity refers to the idea that all human beings vary in neurocognitive ability. As someone diagnosed with dyslexia and ADHD, I believe being neurodivergent is a superpower and not something to be ashamed of. Navigating the workplace as a neurodiverse individual Read More
January 7, 2024

Rising Above Negativity: Rejecting the Projection of Insecurities

In the journey of self-improvement and personal growth, it's not uncommon to encounter individuals who, instead of lifting us up, attempt to bring us down by labelling us with terms like impostor syndrome or criticising our mindset. It's essential to recognise that such comments may, in fact, be projections of their own insecurities and fears. In this blog, we'll explore navigating such situations, staying true to our paths, and finding strength in our faith. The Projection of Insecurities It's crucial Read More
June 22, 2024

Success Stories of Diverse Leaders in Business with Neurodiverse Conditions

Have you ever wondered how diversity in leadership can drive innovation and success in the business world? Today, more than ever, we're seeing a growing appreciation for the unique strengths and perspectives brought by neurodiverse leaders. These individuals, whether they have autism, ADHD, dyslexia, or other neurodiverse conditions, are breaking barriers and redefining what it means to lead in the modern corporate landscape. Embracing neurodiversity is not just a matter of inclusivity; it’s a strategic advantage. Businesses are starting to Read More
May 5, 2024

The ‘Spoon Theory’ and Membership: A Neurodivergent’s Insight

This post may contain affiliate links and we may get paid a small commission if you click on a link The 'Spoon Theory' and Membership: A Neurodivergent's Insight Today, a neurodivergent member shared, "I love your membership, and it's excellent! However, I have too many spoons!" This might sound puzzling at first. Let’s delve into what it means. Life with chronic illness, neurological conditions, or mental health challenges can be incredibly exhausting. Tasks that seem simple to most, like getting Read More
June 23, 2024

The ADHD Tax: Hidden Costs & How to Avoid (For Black Women)

This post may contain affiliate links and we may get paid a small commission if you click on a link Living with ADHD can be a daily challenge Living with ADHD presents daily challenges, often intensified for Black women due to societal pressures and systemic biases. As a project manager, podcast host Divine Enigma and Black woman with ADHD, I've witnessed the financial toll ADHD can take – the "ADHD Tax." This refers to the hidden costs of late fees, Read More
June 25, 2023

The Intersectionality of Race and Neurodiversity: Understanding the Overlap for Effective Management

Regarding diversity and inclusion initiatives, race and neurodiversity are often treated as separate issues. But in reality, these two aspects of diversity intersect in complex ways that can impact productivity, communication, and team dynamics. As a project manager or professional with a side hustle, it's essential to deeply understand the intersectionality of race and neurodiversity to create a truly inclusive workplace. This post will explore this intersection and how you can navigate it effectively. Understanding the Intersectionality of Race and Read More
July 3, 2023

The Pros and Cons of Traditional Employment vs. Entrepreneurship for Neurodivergent Individuals

If you identify as neurodivergent, you may have considered whether traditional employment or entrepreneurship best fits you. While both have benefits, it's important to weigh the pros and cons before deciding. That's where prosperity coaches come in. These professionals help individuals achieve their goals by guiding finances, career development, and personal growth. And while they can be instrumental in helping people succeed in traditional employment or entrepreneurship, it's important to acknowledge that there are downsides to relying solely on being Read More
January 9, 2024

The Reality of Being a Neurodivergent Entrepreneur

Embracing the Rollercoaster of Emotions and Finding Strength in the Journey: Let's delve into the reality of being a neurodivergent entrepreneur and the emotional rollercoaster that often accompanies this unique journey. We explore the moments of anxiety, excitement, and depression that can arise, as well as the importance of self-reflection and resilience. Embracing the Emotional Rollercoaster: Being a neurodivergent entrepreneur can be a whirlwind of emotions. You may sometimes feel anxious about the uncertainties and challenges of running your own Read More
June 23, 2024

Top 5 Little-Known Black Neurodivergent Support Groups in London (2024 Guide)

This post may contain affiliate links and we may get paid a small commission if you click on a link Seeking out a community where you truly belong can feel like searching for a needle in a haystack, especially for Black individuals navigating neurodivergence. Thankfully, London is home to some hidden gems that provide invaluable support and connection for Black neurodivergent folks. These groups focus on fostering a sense of belonging and empowering their members through shared experiences and understanding. Read More
July 17, 2024

Unlocking Potential Neurodivergent Coaching Services

Introduction In recent years, the importance of neurodivergent coaching has gained significant recognition. With a rise in demand for personalised coaching services, understanding and supporting neurodivergence has never been more crucial. This blog post delves into the world of neurodivergent coaching, highlighting its benefits, types, and how to choose the right coach. What is Neurodivergence? Neurodivergence refers to variations in the human brain regarding sociability, learning, attention, mood, and other mental functions. Common types include Autism Spectrum Disorder, ADHD, Dyslexia, Read More

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