What to do when you feel like you don’t do enough in your creative business

This is a love letter from me to you.

In fact, I’ll be writing three love letters to you in the upcoming weeks. This is the first in a series of three blog posts on worthiness in creative business: doing, having + being enough.

Why, you ask?

Because there’s too much noise out there already. Courses that claim to have “proven, step-by-step systems for success”. Blog posts that share the way someone’s made “six figures in only 1 month of blogging”.

It’s too much noise + it’s making you feel inadequate, like you’re invisible, like you’re ‘behind’… all in all, not good enough.

Just so you know… you’re good enough just the way you are. You’re an amazing human being with great talents + so much to offer to the world. What you have to offer is enough. You are enough.

And that’s worth celebrating.

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How I stop letting perfectionism hold me back by Allie Tymo

Hi friends, Wendy here! Welcome to Ditch Perfect’s Client + Community Stories series. My mission with Ditch Perfect is to help online creatives let go of their perfectionism + take action on their big creative ideas.

I’ve personally learned so much from other people's perfectionist stories + that’s why I’m sharing these powerful stories right here on the blog. Reading about personal experiences is a powerful thing + I believe there’s so much you can learn from these stories and insights too.

Today, I’m very grateful to share Allie Tymo from allietymo.com ‘s perfectionist story. Over to you Allie!

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Perfect Picks #18: a weekly roundup of resources for online creatives looking to ditch perfect

Welcome to this week’s edition of Perfect Picks, my friend! Each week, I’ll share a few encouraging words + behind-the-scenes insights into my daily perfectionism journal with real-life examples of how I manage when my perfectionism pops up.

Plus, a roundup of useful and inspiring resources for online creatives and recovering perfectionists. Think: practical tips, thought-provoking blog posts + #allthethings I've been loving lately.

Let’s get to it.

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3 reminders for creatives who feel like they're falling behind

Have you ever felt like you’re falling behind, like you can’t quite keep up?

I’ve definitely been feeling the feeling of ‘being behind’ these last few weeks.

It started with one missed day of not checking out the latest on Instagram. On day 2, I was simply too tired. Day 3 came and I genuinely missed engaging with my community on Instagram, but the thought of having to catch up on so many posts was a little overwhelming. Where do I even start? What will they think? Will they think it’s weird I’m commenting on a days old post?

And before I knew it, a couple of days became a couple of weeks.

Any of this sound familiar? Exchange ‘engaging on Instagram’ with reading the latest blog posts, catching the newest podcast episodes, or taking stock of the most recent must-try marketing trends, and I’m sure you have experienced that feeling of ‘being behind’ too.

As I’m navigating my way through this bout of Instagram overwhelm (+ giving myself lots of grace in the process!), these reminders were helpful for me and my hope is that they’ll be helpful for you too.

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Perfect Picks #17: a weekly roundup of resources for online creatives looking to ditch perfect

Welcome to this week’s edition of Perfect Picks, my friend! Each week, I’ll share a few encouraging words + behind-the-scenes insights into my daily perfectionism journal with real-life examples of how I manage when my perfectionism pops up.

Plus, a roundup of useful and inspiring resources for online creatives and recovering perfectionists. Think: practical tips, thought-provoking blog posts + #allthethings I've been loving lately.

Let’s get to it.

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