The Year of Fun #7: Improv

In theory, we improvise every day or at least the days when we talk to people. We listen, sometimes better than others, and respond accordingly. So why on earth is improv – or improvisation theatre – so bloody terrifying?   I know people like to throw around statistical nuggets like ‘fear of death is second […]

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The Year of Fun #6: Crochet a Bunny

Agghhh! My first fun fail. Ok: not a 100% fail, but an… incomplete challenge. Last week’s fun assignment was… to crochet a bunny. I was so relieved! Finally something that cost me next to nothing, didn’t require booking anything or even leaving the house. And at first, all went swimmingly. I found a Youtube tutorial […]

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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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What to do when NOTHING you do is working

CIP 002: What To Do When Nothing You Do Is Working

This episode of the Creative Introvert Podcast is for anyone who feels like they’ve tried ALL the things and still… nothing seems to be working. You’re not moving forward like you expected, you feel like you’re spinning your wheels and you may even be ready to throw in the towel. BUT WAIT! Before you do […]

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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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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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