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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Meg Kissack

CIP014: Meg Kissack on Owning Your Story

In this episode of The Creative Introvert podcast I interview Meg Kissack of That Hummingbird Life. Meg Kissack is a fellow Brit and blogger behind That Hummingbird Life and the host of The Couragemakers – a podcast that has had me nearly in tears while grocery shopping! I adore Meg’s approach on living life to it’s fullest, and in a […]

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CIP 011: Curiosity and Other Weapons Against Fear

In this episode of The Creative Introvert podcast I share my three weapons I use against the big ol’ FEAR monster. Part of being an overanalysing, overthinking, creative introvert, for me means I love to get to the root of a problem. Once we know what lies at the heart of it: we can start to work […]

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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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What to do when NOTHING you do is working

What To Do When Nothing You Do Is Working

What’s that sound? Oh that’s just me banging my head against the wall. Sigh.   Whether you’re a freelancer, business owner, or creative hobbyist: when you’re not making any progress with your creative work, life can feel rather frustrating. Frustrating almost to the point of making you want to quit. I’ve been there.     […]

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What is a 'Confidence Bypass' exactly? Find out more and how to avoid making a wrong turn...

The Confidence Bypass

‘Just act more confident’ ‘If only I had more confidence…’ ‘How to get more confidence today!’ The ‘C’ word has always had a tendency to make me squirm. When confidence coaches tell us to puff our chests out, fake it until ya make it, lipsync to songs in the car and dance like no ones […]

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share your goals

Should You Share your Goals?

Sometimes asking for accountability and sharing my goals and dreams cans feel somewhat… self-indulgent. Delusional. Like I’m showing off. For some of people, revealing their lofty goals (like a £500k year and to relocate to Bali) is totally easy. It amps them up. They have no problem in revealing whether it happened or not: and […]

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3 Things I Wish I Knew A Year Ago

True story: a year ago this week I added a note to Evernote titled ‘What I Wish I Knew a Year Ago’ and set a reminder to go off in 12 months time. I had just set up this site, and had decided to start focussing more on helping fellow creatives with marketing and the business-end […]

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