Which Imposter Are You?

Which Imposter Are You?

I recently discovered a new type of psychology called ‘Positive Psychology’, while doing some reading for my university course. It’s where they focus and build on your strengths and positive traits and elements of your life rather than trying to fix you. I found an...
Doing vs Being

Doing vs Being

Paulo Coelho tells the story of the fisherman and the businessman, which highlights the difference between being and doing. The fisherman is being himself, happily following his own path. The businessman is always doing, needing more and more to feel successful before...
Are You Playing Small?

Are You Playing Small?

I was recently speaking to a lady who writes every day and is working on her third book. She’s even gone to the trouble of organising beta readers for each one. That’s great, right? Yes, and no. This lady is playing small by staying hidden. Yes, she’s written the...
The New Creativity Killer

The New Creativity Killer

What do you think is the single most destructive thing for creativity? Procrastination? Obstacles? Distractions? The imposter syndrome? A lack of time, knowledge, or skill? I wrote an earlier post about this, but have since discovered something even more damaging;...
There Is Meaning In The Ordinary

There Is Meaning In The Ordinary

I’ve been listening to Brene Brown’s audiobook The Power of Vulnerability. In it, she talks about how, in today’s society, no one strives to be ordinary; we all want to be extraordinary. How does that affect us as authors? It might be why you haven’t written your...