Self-compassion and creatives – a beginner’s guide

Kindness for ourselves is one of the best ways to self-motivate – so why don't we do it more?
A woman hugs her knees on a hillside, she is seen from behind.

Emmy and AACTA Award-winning producer turned creative sector coach Ellenor Cox provides regular insight and advice for supercharging your creative career. In her last column, she wrote about how to tackle self doubt in order grow your confidence. Here she identifies key strategies for connecting with compassion for ourselves and our endeavours.

‘If your compassion does not include yourself then it’s incomplete’

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Ellenor Cox is a veteran Emmy and AACTA award winning producer now providing the industry with coaching and mentoring services. More information and extensive free resources available at