Karly chats with Emily Ann Peterson - songwriter, creative consultant, bestselling author of “Bare Naked Bravery” - about the bravery and courage it takes to be your creative self.
3:15 Karly introduces her guest and Emily provides a little background on how she came to write Bare Naked Bravery.
6:50 Emily provides the elements needed for an act of bravery.
9:25 Karly and Emily riff on the relationship between courage and creativity.
15:50 Emily shares how powerful it can be to give yourself permission to make a small change. Karly uncovers the simplicity of being the thing you want to be.
21:55 Karly and Emily chat about where the enjoyment in creativity lies and how expectations can affect it.
25:25 Some common misconceptions about the way engaging in creativity and bravely might look.
30:30 Karly and Emily shed some light on the imperfection and frustration that exist in the natural progression from sucking to skilful.
36:40 A beautiful reframe for those who judge the fruits of their creative labour harshly.
40:15 Karly and Emily share their own experiences of holding on too tightly to the outcome.
46:30 Emily delivers an important perspective for those using creativity to care for their mental health.
49:45 Information on how to connect with Emily, her book and her music.