EPISODE #14: TIPS FOR DEALING WITH SELF DOUBT
This week on the Your Creative Start Podcast, I talk about something as creatives, we all experience and struggle with, self-doubt. It’s something I have been wanting to discuss on this podcast because I have felt a lot of self-doubt about running my own creative business. The thing is, I’ve come to realise that self-doubt kills more dreams than failure ever will. And if I keep persevering and do the work because I love what I do, self-doubt won't derail me from what I want to achieve. So on todays episode, I share my struggles, thoughts, and tips for dealing with self-doubt.
"don't start or finish your day in the trappings of self-doubt"
"we should all be grateful for the people who do like and engage with our content; focus in on them and don't worry about the people who don't"
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"the thing about comparing ourselves with others is that it happens really easily - it's much harder to stop or walk away from once you sink yourself in it"
"writing my goals also helps me deal with self-doubt, it's a really important tool to use as a creative"
- Self-doubt as a creative
- Managing a business
- Trappings of self-doubt
- Establishing routines
- Self-doubt triggers
- Social media
- Slipping into comparison mode
- Goal setting
- Taking a break from work
- Doing something different
- Co-working spaces
- Non-negotiable exercising
"taking a break is a brilliant remedy for getting out of the comparative, self-doubt rut"
"when self-doubt arises, i find listening to podcasts helps me feel re-inspired and refreshed"
- Being Boss Podcast
- Dirty John Podcast
- BBC's The Documentary Podcast
- F45 Training
- BodyBoss Method
- The Life Changing Magic of Not Giving a Fuck by Sarah Knight
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