Are you making things too hard? Can you take a different route?

Can You Take a Different Route?

Does working hard make you a better person? A more successful person? Well I’m of the belief (or at least training myself to believe) that we are all ‘enough’ as we are. We’re born ‘enough’. Hard work won’t make us anything more or better. Sure, hard work is (to an extent) necessary for our growth, development, creativity, contribution… […]

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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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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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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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