Befriending the Inner Critic and Overcoming Perfectionism

I spent years trying to silence my Inner Critic. In my mind, she was what held me back from greatness. The shame I felt when she attacked me was overwhelming, so I procrastinated, and resisted my creative impulses, and held myself back from truly being seen. Then I learned how to befriend her, and things shifted.

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Happiness is not at that “next level” in your creative career

Many of us have this idea that “as soon as I reach that next level (sell the screenplay, get a series regular role, land the job at the fancy advertising firm, etc), I will finally be happy”. We push out our happiness onto some imagined future, and in the meantime, we feel anxious, frustrated and inferior.

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Overcoming Procrastination, Resistance and Avoidance

It took me 3 months to write my first newsletter. Yep. From the day I launched my website and asked people to sign up for my forthcoming newsletter, to the day I finally WROTE something, was 3 MONTHS. I love writing, and I have a ton to say. So what was up? Procrastination, resistance and avoidance.

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