What would you do differently if money were no object?

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This is a sneaky peak into my online course Quiet Creations: Kick-Start

I love having my head in the clouds.

Allowing daydreams to take over from conscious thought is often where I have my most creative moments and ideas. It also happens to be something that many introverts are brilliant at.

This exercise is all about letting go of reality for a moment and thinking about your perfect life. I want you to imagine that the world is your oyster. All the usual practicalities that can hold you back are no longer barriers. Money is no object and you can literally wish for anything.

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Is fear holding you back from what you really want to do?

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Jim Carey. A man who is known for entertaining huge audiences, playing the fool, making people laugh and generally being a big, bold and loud character. Hardly the quiet and retiring type that I usually like to shine a light on.

However, I recently watched a short but inspiring video of Jim Carey making a speech at a graduation ceremony which is also where the above quote came from. Within this speech he shared a tale about his father who always longed to be a comedian, but who instead chose the ‘safe’, ‘practical’, ‘less scary’ road, and got a job as an accountant.

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Knowing when to let go

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This post is being dedicated to Danielle LaPorte  who reminded me of how I want to feel, and to Gemma Regaldo who reminded me that sometimes we all need to let go. 

 

Some people must look at my career history and think it looks flaky.

I’ve tried different things, never stayed in a job for more than about 2 years, gone on courses which I’ve not completed, changed my mind and moved around A LOT.

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How to sell yourself without being a sellout

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Today’s guest post is by founder of Introvert Spring, Michaela Chung.

Introverts keep their best stuff inside—that is, until it is ready. And this drives extroverts crazy! The explanation for the introvert’s behavior—and there must be an explanation for this behavior, say the extroverts—is that he or she is antisocial, out of touch, or simply a snob. ~ Laurie Helgoe

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What does being an introvert mean to you?

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When you really think about it, what does being introverted mean to you? How does it affect how you live day to day and how do you engage with that side of yourself on a personal level?

I recently put these questions out to the online world and the responses have been wonderfully insightful, poetic and reassuring.

Highlighting some of the amazing strengths that introverts possess I have collected together some of the responses below for you to read. If you ever feel like you’re the only one who needs alone time to recharge and disappear into the clouds of your mind, then I suggest that you bookmark this page and return to it regularly. You’re certainly not alone in wanting to be alone!

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