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SoloCast Episodes

Oct. 25, 2022

MicroEpisode: A Case for Fun

Hi there 👋 If you're new to this podcast, my name is Helen Garcia. I'm a creative, psychotherapist, and entrepreneur. I love to help creative entrepreneurs create with a pure, healthy heart. LINKS ✨ YouTube Channel: https://w...

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Oct. 16, 2022

The Resistance

Helen references "Turning Pro" by Steven Pressfield and about the importance of acknowledging our inner resistance as creatives. Resources reference in the podcast: · War of Art by Steven Pressfield · Turning Pro by Steven Pr...

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Sept. 25, 2022

"Swollen Ankle" - Learning to Fall

In moments of internal discontent - how can you display bravery?

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July 26, 2022


Helen discusses the importance of: 1. Mentorship 2. Reading 3. Consistency in discipline

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July 11, 2022

Why Generalist Education Moves us Forward

Helen talks about how different connections of interest propagate innovation and strengthens our analytical thinking. Books mentioned: 1. Mastery by Robert Greene 2. Ego is the Enemy by Ryan Holiday 3. Range by David Epstein 4. Turning Pro by Steven …

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June 6, 2022

The Price We Pay for the Art We Make

As artists, our work comes with a price...and this price includes: Facing Our Fears Undoing the Narrative of Perfection Taking Action over Analytical Consumption

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May 31, 2022

3 Essential Traits to a Successful Creative Entrepreneur #HelensWeird

Today, I walk through the essential traits necessary to be a successful entrepreneur. Buy the SM57 (affiliate Link) Amazon: Buy the Arturia Minifuse 2 (affiliate link) Amazon: Buy the Sennheiser hd280 headphones (affiliate Link) Amazon: Full Transcript …

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May 25, 2022

Muse Progress: Predicting Success thru Discouragement and Failure #He…

In this episode of "Think Weird", Helen discusses the "Discouragement Dip" (what it is, how to overcome it, and why I think multidisciplinary learning leads to self-mastery).

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May 10, 2022

Helen's Weird: How to Repurpose Overthinking, Why Failure is a Succes…

Helen sits down for a Solo episode to address the common question of "doing away with overthinking" - Helen discusses the function of overthinking, why we do it, and how to unlearn its repercussions. She also discusses why the podcast …

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March 16, 2022

3 Steps to Help Stress Work FOR you & Not Against You

Stress is a normal response to a challenge. 3 Points of Discussion: 1. Acceptance of feelings 2. Set aside time for yourself every morning - journal, reflect, exercise, learn to love before the sun rises. Stay ready, don't ge...

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