How to Stop Fear Holding You Back

How to Stop Fear Holding You Back

For many years, I have been told time and again things like: “How do you do it all?” “How do you fit it all in?” “You’re always doing something!” “You do SO MUCH!!” And EVERY single time I would get a comment like this, externally I was saying “I’m not really sure...

Reflections on 2014 – and Hopes for 2015

[intro]As I write this, many of us are gearing up for the end of another working year. 2014 is almost finished – and, for many, I think it’s been a pivotal one. This year has been a strange one for me – with many highs and a few lows thrown into the...

Anxiety & Imposter Syndrome

[intro]Starting Monday 27th October, Geek Mental Help week has been set up to raise awareness of mental health issues within our industry (and the wider world). Mental health affects so many people around us – often more than we realise – and I’m so...

2014: My Year of Learning

[intro]2013 was a landmark year for me. It was my first full year of freelancing and with it came many ups and a few downs. Although I realise it’s running a bit late to do a proper review of 2013, I do want to write more about my experiences freelancing and so...

Make a Change

[intro]When we’re surrounded by so much talent, we can quickly become envious of, or even intimidated by, another’s work or success. When we have so much to keep up with, when it often feels like we’re commended for working ridiculously long hours...

A Valentine to the Industry I Love

[intro]This was totally inspired by Laura’s love letter – and it made me decide to write a little valentine to the industry I love.[/intro] To those that want to listen… Maybe just like you, I started out on this path (career, job, work, lifestyle) because...