It's ok not to do it

CIP075: It’s OK To Not Do It

I have a bit of a personal one today, that comes from a lesson I’ve struggled a lot with learning. See, some of the stuff I share with you are lessons I’ve learned fairly easily, I see a better way of thinking or doing or being and I change my ways, without too much fuss. […]

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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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The Year of Fun #4: Visit An Obscure Spanish City

This past weekend’s fun was actually pre-planned, it did not come from the almighty Jar of Fun… It was a trip to Oviedo, a city in Northwest Spain. You might wonder, why not Madrid or Barcelona? A more stereotypical choice for the weekend escapist Brit? Well, here’s a fun fact for you: I love obscure […]

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Introvert Writer

CIP041: Jamie Arpin-Ricci on Being An Introvert Writer

In this week’s episode of the Creative Introvert podcast I talk to Jamie Arpin-Ricci, speaker and community enthusiast and author of The Introvert Writer.   What we discussed: How Jamie’s social life actually improved on discovering his introversion Does knowing our personality type become an excuse for bad behaviour? The discipline of sponteneity How to […]

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Nicola Mills

CIP038: Nicola Mills on Singing Through the Nerves

In this week’s episode of the Creative Introvert podcast I talk to Nicola Mills, opera singer for the people.   What we discussed: How Nicola started singing despite her unmusical upbringing How Nicola considers herself shy and how this affects her nerves on stage The community Nicola found through singing What Nicola did to overcome […]

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Interview-Tony-Wrighton

CIP036: Tony Wrighton on Living With More Energy

In this week’s episode of the Creative Introvert podcast I talk to Tony Wrighton, Sky Sports presenter and host of the podcast Zestology.   You might not know this about me but before I starting blogging as the Creative Introvert, I had a blog called – wait for it – Cat Food is Good For […]

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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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Interview with Creative Rebel: Violeta Nedkova

Violeta’s tweets have been a source of many a frantic-head-nodding at all hours of the day for me over my many months perusing the Twitter feed. And a personal fave… So naturally, I wanted to dig deeper into the mind that tweets up these little nuggets of digital brainfood. Interview with Creative Rebel: Violeta Nedkova Q1: What […]

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