CIP 003: The C Word (Not Another How-To-Act-More-Confident Guide)

This episode of the Creative Introvert Podcast is for anyone who is sick and tired of all the patronising, overly simplistic, overly complicated or just sappy self-help goop about CONFIDENCE. Confidence is a word that has been muddied by the likes of ‘confidence gurus’ and other extroverted self-help characters who I simply can’t relate to. Here’s […]

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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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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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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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