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How I Gave Up Drinking In The Music Industry (And Survived). Can You Do It? (Yes, You Can)

A friend of mine recently said to me, ‘I don’t know how you don’t drink Viv Fantin!!!!’ It wasn’t a question. More of a plaintive statement, but the subtext was clear. How the blazes do you get through the day without a drink? Not. One. Drop. I’m in the music industry and no longer drink alcohol. Actually, …

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Give FOS (Fear of Success) The Flick!

It’s time for another guest post by one of our fave guest writers, accredited coach, Viv Fantin! If you like this one, check out her previous articles, ‘Perfectionism: Just ‘Fear In Fancy Shoes’, ‘Time to Give A Shit About Self Care! Looking After #1 in the Creative Industries’ and ‘Coaching Tips For Event Workers‘. How many of us have not …

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Perfectionism: Just ‘Fear In Fancy Shoes’

It’s time for another guest post by our fave accredited coach, Viv Fantin! If you like this one, check out her previous article, ‘Time to Give A Shit About Self Care! Looking After #1 in the Creative Industries‘. “We must understand the need for perfectionism is a corrosive waste of time, because nothing is ever beyond criticism. No …

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Time to Give A Shit About Self Care! Looking After # 1 In The Creative Industries

It’s curious how many of us think self care is for other people. Not us. Or we think it’s indulgent or fluffy.

This is how it often rolls. Something big is looming – a tour, festival, album release, event (conference, launch, awards night) or even a combination of these things at once. Ouch. Frantic deadlines become the all-consuming priority and self care is usually relegated to the bottom of the to-do list. Something’s gotta give and it’s usually our physical and emotional wellbeing.

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