Like the rebellious pre-teen it is
I’ve been thinking all week that 25th October was a key date of some type but couldn’t for the life of me think what. Is it a birthday? An anniversary? A day I had committed to something but not put in the diary?
Earlier this week as part of recording a podcast with Kind Community we had a chat about the digital space and whether I thought my industry (eLearning and content design) was talking about the problem of our digital impact on the environment.
And you know what… we’re NOT!
“#1 Amazon bestseller”.
It must be great then, eh? To be number one amongst ALL those books.
That title has lost some meaning for me, and here’s why.
Authors and publishers game the system in two ways:
1. They list the book under some obscure category with only a…
It turns out writing a book is a small part of actually writing a book.
There are so many things you need to learn about/use/source/embrace when writing a book if you want to do a ’proper job’ of self-publishing it.
It’s a learning curve. One I didn’t quite fully expect…
Learn from the things I learnt the hard way.
What a journey.
The highs, the lows. The elation, the fear. Feeling empowered, feeling like an imposter. It is a true rollercoaster of ideas, emotion, and experiences.
Writing a book is a popular ambition. They say everyone has a book in…
Do you compare yourself to someone else’s 1%? Or your perceived view of their life?
I have long since been an advocate of being open and authentic. To show both sides of working for yourself. Not just the Insta worthy moments.
I have received many comments lately about how I…
(Even though I am a designer)
After “what it is about?”, this is the question I am most often asked about my upcoming book.
And when I say no I am met with baffled looks and questioning voices.
“But you’re a designer?”
Yes. Yes, I am. And there is a…
Embracing my imperfection to move from being an UnlikelyGenius to an UnlikelyEarthshaker
I have been fascinated by animals and our oceans since I was a little girl — surrounding myself with posters of dolphins, sea lions, whales, penguins, and spending countless hours drawing them from books. …
This week is one of those times I remember exactly why I became a freelancer. When I really appreciate the flexibility it brings and the positive impact it has on my life. How I marvel at how my life has changed in 2 years. How I have changed.