Tuesday Nov 30, 2021

27 | How To Avoid Toxic Comparison In Our Creative Life w/ Keri Smith

Though her work centers on wild, uninhibited creative acts, Keri Smith is a self-proclaimed introvert. The hugely popular bestselling author Wreck This Journal is the first to admit that our creative needs to be a sacred choice, an intentional process that we commit to, despite the voices around us (and in our head), telling us not to. Keri and Jen get vulnerable as they discuss the gap between their public and private personas, and the very real looming specter of burnout that challenges every creative. They also discuss:

1:27 - Book as a sacred object

5:32 - The value of rituals and reptition.

9:47 - The myths around social media

16:53 - Random chance encounters with your creativity.

21:42 - Toxic comparisons with others.

27:46: How to remove the ego and focus on how JOHN CAGE influenced Keri’s work.

32:42: Why Keri doesn't read reviews

Visit https://jenniferlouden.com/podcastkit/ to get instant access to a collection of audios that will:

help you with some of the most common struggles we creatives have to manage including fear of choosing,

falling into compare and despair, managing the inner critic (s),

and feeling too exposed and vulnerable when you put yourself or your work into the world.

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