042: Come over and play

“There’s a very blurry line between making art and working when your art is your life and your passion is your art and your art becomes your business and your business is work… it’s a tricky cycle.” ~Andrea Klunder Self-promotion & Play like Oil & Water? Maybe not… When I was a kid, the other kids on the block would Read more & listen →

038: Revisit Nikki Nigl: Make a list

“There is no wrong answer. The right answer is YOUR answer… It goes back to listening… it’s not just about listening with your ears, but listening with your heart.” ~Nikki Nigl The power of podcasting, the potential of social media… If you have been listening to The Creative Impostor from day 1 (sometime in 2015), then: a) YOU ARE MY Read more & listen →

037: Permission to stop

“I keep thinking I need to do more– That I need more clients. That I’m going to run out of money. That I need to keep pushing forward until I make it to… where exactly?” ~Andrea Klunder Letting go of busy… It has been a BUSY month filled with transitions and new things.  Of course I knew it would be Read more & listen →

035: Impostor vs Intuition

“The impostor voice wants to protect you by keeping you small and safe. The intuitive voice wants to help you by elevating your platform to rise to the occasion. It may be risky. But it’s probably worth it.” ~Andrea Klunder So when you have both the voice of your creative impostor AND the voice of your deepest intuition clamoring for attention Read more & listen →

033: How podcasting & meditation saved me…

“I eventually came to a turning point where I realized that from here, anything was possible. I started listening to entrepreneurial podcasts, and financial podcasts, creativity podcasts and “how-to-podcast” podcasts… I was able to shift my view just enough from “no options” to “infinite options!” ~Andrea Klunder How podcasting and meditation saved me from bankruptcy, depression and impostor syndrome… I launched Read more & listen →

032: Engage your curiosity, Jennifer Gardner of RoamHowl

I really enjoy… confronting the fear… going through it, because I find that’s where life is.  It’s confronting what you’re most terrified of and working through it and getting to the other side of that. So I’m confronting my fear all the time. ~Jennifer Gardner The thrill of the “doing”… I met Jennifer Gardner because she took a risk. Already Read more & listen →

031: Your Shadow & Mine

“When you are operating from the acceptance of your whole self, YOU get to choose your path and actions freely, because there is nothing behind you from which you are running.” ~Andrea Klunder, on liberation from the Shadow What are all the things about yourself that you would NEVER share on social media? Ever since editing my interview with artist Sara Read more & listen →

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Do you ever feel isolated — like you’re living, working and creating inside a vacuum? Do you get frustrated, angry, anxious, or disappointed with others or with yourself? Have you tried meditation and just can’t get your mind to be quiet? I know how it feels. I’ve been meditating since the late 90’s and teaching for over 10 years and Read more & listen →

019: Toolkit: Self-Compassion

“When we get stuck in ego, achievements and accomplishments — stuck in self-doubt — stuck in ‘not enough’ syndrome, we need only to remember who we really are… and let go of these attachments” ~Andrea Did you hear the story of how the Buddha became the Buddha? Well, before he was a Buddha, he was a Prince named Siddartha Guatama. Read more & listen →