“The only people who don’t have any self doubt are sociopaths.” Sas Petherick is a UK-based coach who specialises in helping women experiencing self doubt. I first met her through Instagram a year ago, and was struck by how much insight and wisdom she could drop into the most incidental moments of casual conversation. She
This episode is ‘mailing list 101’, for people who don’t have one, people who think they don’t need one, or for people who have one but aren’t doing anything about it. Over the last three years I have worked with hundreds of makers, writers, photographers, shop owners, bloggers and creatives through my instagram coaching &
What’s that? You thought I was just having a weirdly-specific psychological breakdown? I’m offended! I’ll have you know, there’s always a method to my madness, even if I myself can’t always quite see where at first. As one Instagram commenter put it, ‘I thought you were insane, but now I see that you’re an actual GENIUS“.
It’s not about the fangirling. Really, it’s just a fresh combination of all the things I love. It’s a little bit of fangirling, yes – but it’s also cameras & comedy & camaraderie & creativity too! It’s the brilliant incongruence of shooting Luke-freaking-Skywalker on a stylised winter picnic; the unrelenting giggling as we try to prop him
Selfies are a funny phenomenon, aren’t they? Since the advent of Myspace and forward-facing cameras they’ve developed this terrible reputation for vanity, duck-face-pouts and self indulgence. But for many of us, the truth is that being on-camera is an awkward and uncomfortable experience, and self portraits are a powerful tool against that. BUT WHY DO
Some days I can write and some days I jrst cnt. The same goes for photography; sometimes I know it will work on the first shot, and sometimes I’m afraid to even try. I creep up to my desk like a half-lit firework, never sure if I’m more afraid of a damply disappointing pouf or the
A public service announcement to all the people she meets; you are not as subtle as you think you are. Not even close. Either that, or she can read minds, because it is so clear to her what people are holding back. Saying this, thinking that. She went to therapy and learned that none of