The importance of journaling for creative introverts

CIP027: The Importance of Journaling For Introverts

What is the importance of journaling? Moreover, what is the importance of journaling for introverts? Well, let’s start with what I mean by journaling. Bujo’s (bullet journals) are incredibly popular on Instagram and the internet at large, but this is not what I’m talking about here. I’m talking long-form, ideally handwritten, dear-diary style writing. I’ve been […]

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When Things Fall Apart

Prefer to listen? Click here for the audio version (~10 mins long) Pema Chodron was a name I’ve been hearing pop up over and over – but for whatever reason I hadn’t picked up a book from her. It even came as a surprise to me that I was reading the words of a small, white […]

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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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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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Social Media Burnout

6 Tips for Preventing Social Media Burnout

Just around one year ago, I diagnosed myself with SMSD. You’re wondering what SMSD is?  The symptoms are: Inability to sleep (without checking instagram one last time) Brain fog (caused by overdosing on cat videos) Lowered self-esteem (due to comparing self to others achievements) Chronic stress (from managing several different social media accounts at once) There […]

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