CIP 007: The 10 Inner Enemies to Creativity

In this episode of The Creative Introvert podcast I call out the 10 inner enemies to creativity.     Here’s what I cover: What is that voice in our heads Why we suffer from these irrational thoughts and beliefs Practical exercises for overcoming the likes of: – Fear of failure – Imposter Syndrome – Procrastination … […]

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Not a fan of New Years' Resolutions? Here's my alternative >>>

An Alternative New Years Resolution

I’m fighting the part of me that wants to indulge in sharing my entire 2016 breakdown : a review of the highs, the lows, my take on the political climate… But I can’t see that as being very useful to you. What I do think might be worthwhile is discussing this trend of setting ‘words’ […]

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When You Have One Of Those Days

I spent the past weekend at home home (with my parents) and somewhere between countless cups of Barry’s Tea and Conversations about the weather, I came up with an idea for a post. When I arrived, Ma was in the midst of a tech-related nightmare. An online shop was refusing checkout, and her phone company […]

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How to balance your energy as an introvert >>

How To Balance Your Energy As An Introvert

We’re preached to a lot about ‘balance’. How to have a healthy work-life balance. A balanced diet. Balancing your books. But what about being able to balance your energy? As an introvert, I know that energy is one of – if not my most – valued resource. Without having the energy; the pep in my […]

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Does Your Personality Type Affect Your Creativity?

When I first began my path attempting to become a ‘professional’ freelance illustrator, I figured part of the journey was to shmooze with other illustrators and go to networking events. Which I did. It wasn’t easy for me though – I would literally have to drag myself along to these events – and usually after a drink or two […]

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How to Choose the ONE Thing To Focus On

The Age of Distraction. I believe Leo Babauta first coined that phrase, but whoever it was it’s pretty dead-on. Other than a Buddhist monk I recently met, I’m sure everyone I know struggles with focus. Whether it’s email, Whatsapp, text messages, Periscope notifications, Pokémon Go (totally understandable)… we simply live in an age where our […]

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