053: Why I don’t like “self-care” and I LOVE Self-care

“…my ultimate self-care ritual was turning into an anxiety-creating monster.” ~Andrea Klunder How can we redefine self-care? It’s November — my BIRTHDAY MONTH!!! It’s the time of year when the weather begins to chill, leaves fall from the trees (at least here in the midwest), and nature is calling us to go inside, snuggle up with a cup of tea Read more & listen →

051: Take a risk, solve a problem, learn something new, Nikki Ricks, FemiNest

“Failure is okay, and you learn so much from failure… you would never know that unless you actually took the risk.” ~Nikki Ricks You don’t have to do this alone… Nikki and I discovered each other at a creative women’s mentoring brunch, but we didn’t actually meet… until she reached out to me after the fact and NOW we are Read more & listen →

050: Decide to create your own happiness, Katy Flatau, Mindful-U

“Sometimes you need to stop looking over the edge of the cliff and look around and notice ‘oh yeah, we’re all here together.’ There’s power in that feeling of community.” ~Katy Flatau Career change and life balance coach Katy Flatau and I talk about how to plan for a career change EVEN IF you are successful, EVEN IF your job isn’t Read more & listen →

047: Become a co-conspirator for social justice, Sarah Dennis & Ashley Lana Scott

“We’re all different and that’s part of human nature, to celebrate those differences.” -Sarah Dennis Calling in, rather than calling out… In this episode, I had the privilege to discuss the history and the current reality of racism in our society as well as the potential for change from the inside out (and the outside in) with educator Sarah Dennis Read more & listen →

039: Give yourself a real shot at your crazy dream, Jen Briney of Congressional Dish

“Give yourself a real shot at the dream, go for it, and if you fail, fine, but at least you gave it a shot and you’re definitely going to learn something that will help.” ~Jennifer Briney Create the thing YOU want to exist… We’re switching gears just a bit on this episode — we are talking politics — I KNOW TABOO!!! 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 →

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 →

028: Heal your heart, Lysa Black

“I believe the role of an empath is that of a healer, a bringer of truth. someone that has reclaimed their own truth and can create space for other people to be able to more deeply connect with their own truth as well.” ~Lysa Black Emotions are communication from our own soul. I met Lysa through the Singularity Circle, a mastermind Read more & listen →

027: Mindfulness & Impostor Syndrome

“…and yet I don’t think the Past and Future are inherently evil dimensions to avoid visiting altogether.” ~Andrea Klunder Be present. And mine the past and future for learning and possibility. In this episode, you’ll learn about: Anxiety when your mind spirals into the past or future – real life example from foray into teaching Digital Journalism to high school students Read more & listen →