CIP054: When To Quit and When To Stick

Do you feel like you’re ready to quit? Do you feel like you’re flogging a dead horse and beginning to look like a creazy person to you fam and friends? Do you have an iron-clad grip on a project or pursuit that is costing you time, money and energy – and your sanity? Then OH […]

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CIP052: Does Routine Kill Creativity?

Caveat: I’m a bit biased with this, as an INTJ. That basically means… I love me some routine. I love dreaming up routines, I love planning routines, I love doing routines. But… I haven’t always been this way – at least, not consciously. When I worked a 9–5 job in a design agency, I couldn’t […]

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CIP050: 3 Emails You Can Send to Get Clients

Recently, we’ve been talking about the joys – OK less so the joys – but at least the usefulness of email when it comes to getting anything from press, more work, better clients – all the things. But… you may be a bit stuck on what to email. You might not have any specific clients […]

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The importance of journaling for creative introverts

CIP027: The Importance of Journaling For Introverts

What is the importance of journaling? Moreover, what is the importance of journaling for introverts? Well, let’s start with what I mean by journaling. Bujo’s (bullet journals) are incredibly popular on Instagram and the internet at large, but this is not what I’m talking about here. I’m talking long-form, ideally handwritten, dear-diary style writing. I’ve been […]

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How to Make Motivation (The Introvert Way)

CIP023: Make Your Own Motivation (The Introvert Way)

In this episode of The Creative Introvert podcast I’m talking all about motivation – what it really is, how it’s different for introverts and extroverts and how to make your own motivation if you’re a creative introvert. I’ve also made a free downloadable checklist – a guide that accompanies this episode – so that you can […]

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Mitch Bowler on Overcoming Perfectionism

CIP022: Mitch Bowler on Overcoming Perfectionism

In this episode of The Creative Introvert podcast I’m talking with Mitch Bowler from Pencil Kings! Today’s interview is with someone who I truly admire – Mitch Bowler who founded the online creative training site Pencil Kings. We talk about his dreams as a kid to be a video game designer to his vision to offer affordable […]

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How to get out of your head and into your body

CIP021: How to Get Out of Your Head and Into your Body

In this episode of The Creative Introvert podcast I’m talking about the 10 practises I’m cultivating to get out of my head… and into my body. One of the many joys of being an introvert is having access to a world of ideas, musings and dreams that live inside our infinitely imaginative minds. Whilst some day […]

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