Episode 1 - Creative Depression. Ignoring One's True Joy.


 The Mindful Creative Podcast. Episode 1: Creative Depression. Ignoring One's True Joy.

In this episode, I am exploring one of the major events in my creative journey as a freelance food photographer that prompted me to get in conversation with our community about emotional health for creative wealth. I chat about how feelings of guilt and ignoring what brought me creative joy lead to being creatively depressed.


Hey fellow creatives you’re listening to episode one, that’s right the first episode of The Mindful Creative podcast.

If you’re keen to learn more about this podcast, check out my introduction episode, episode 000 for the full low down.

In this episode, I am exploring one of the major events in my creative journey as a freelance food photographer that prompted me to get in conversation with our community about emotional health for creative wealth.

This episode is about Creative Depression - Ignoring One’s True Joy. I’ll be chatting to you throughout the episode about how ignoring my true joy resulted in a bout of creative depression, which basically killing my short term creativity.

After months of working on myself, taking some time off to realign my values and much soul searching, I realised that at the core of this episode was exhaustion, guilt and ignoring my true joy.

 

Don’t be afraid. There is only one you, and your creativity, your idea is begging to be heard. Be seen. Be created.

I would love to know what would bring you true joy to your creative life that you’re currently ignoring? Leave me a comment and let's chat!

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QUOTE: 'Your talent isn't going anywhere' ~ Jo Anderson

BOOK: Big Magic - Elizabeth Gilbert