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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The Unedited Introvert

*Just a note to say this post is entirely inspired by the recent two podcasts from Tara Swiger (Craft Your Enthusiasm #123 and #125) So… who is the ‘unedited introvert’? Well, it’s the me that’s typing this, from the library, on a day that I’m not meant to be writing blog posts. But I just finished […]

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3 Reasons Journaling Helps Introverts

I’ve identified myself as a ‘journal junkie’ for many years now. It started around age 12, when I discovered my older sister had been keeping a VERY SECRET journal, which lived under her pillow. I instantly became fascinated with this object. The secrecy… the mystery… the angst. So I started my own. Dear Diary*… *Note: […]

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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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Find out why as an introvert, you're probably highly creative >>

Introvert: Why You’re Probably Highly Creative

Despite the fact I’ve loved drawing from an early age, and been told I was ‘good at it’ from those crayon and felt-tip-fuelled days, I’ve always struggled with the label ‘creative.’ Yes, i could draw. As in, I could reproduce what I saw fairly accurately and quickly. But I could never equate that with being […]

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Are we there yet!? Tips for dealing with an impatient mind.

How to Have More Patience

Patience. UGH! I’ve been told I was impatient since I was a small child, whining the obligatory ‘are we there yet?’ from the backseat of my Dad’s stuffy Ford hatchback. I despised waiting for anything. Even school holidays were a drag. But then, school was even more of a drag. Patience is something I still […]

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