the INF Club podcast
About this podcast
for creative INFPs and INFJs who want to live better, by Jas Hothi
About this podcast
for creative INFPs and INFJs who want to live better, by Jas Hothi
the INF Club podcast
#58: Life update: coming out of lockdown + digital nomading
I give a life update + share an unpublished piece: "What lockdown has done for me" I talk about: - my brother moving out - my digital nomad plans for this Summer - a little update on work (INF Club and The Indie Author book) - "What lockdown has done for me" -- 📺 watch on YouTube: https://youtu.be/tAJsznpd2-g 👥 INF community: https://twitter.com/INF_club ✉️ INF newsletter (+ free e-book): https://infclub.net 📝 my micro blog: https://micro.blog/jasraj -- hosted by Jas(raj) Hothi | music by Chris Porter
#57: Leslie McDaniel on using your personality type for a more meaningful life
Leslie: I help creative and ambitious personality types (including INFJs) to tap the potential of their personality to live a more purposeful life. -- 📝 Shownotes: https://infclub.net/shownotes/episode-57-leslie-mcdaniel-infj-on-using-your-personality-type-for-a-more-meaningful-life/ 🔍 Designing a Purposeful Life (course) + Hello, Personality (community), by Leslie: https://www.hellopersonality.com/plans/133029?bundle_token=b34274e45b735f56eb4a200486810380&utm_source=manual 📺 Watch on YouTube: https://youtu.be/4-lyiQAoQYQ ✉️ Newsletter: https://infclub.net 👥 Community: https://twitter.com/INF_club
#56: A conversation with Lauren Sapala, part 7: Growing up as an INF
Part 7 of a conversation series with Lauren Sapala (INFJ), on: Growing up as an INF. Lauren is a writer, writing coach, and INFJ | https://laurensapala.com/ Listen out for: - School, family life, & cultural "rules" and expectations - Labels like "shy", "selective mutism" and "bipolar" - Job titles, creating your own vocation & answering the question "So, what you do?" at Indian weddings - The slow, unfolding journey of an intuitive career-changer who wants to 'do their own thing' - Lauren's approach with putting her stuff "out there" (using a soup analogy), how she treats her fiction writing, and a fiction book recommendation -- 📝 shownotes: https://infclub.net/shownotes/episode-56-lauren-sapala-part-7-growing-up-as-an-inf/ 🎙️ podcast: https://infclub.net/podcast 📚 resources: https://infclub.net/resources ✉️ newsletter: https://infclub.net -- hosted by Jas(raj) Hothi | music by Chris Porter
#55: Roxana Alexandru on becoming socially confident & owning her "messy" journey
Roxana: I help other introverts become socially confident. As a former socially anxious person, I know how hard it is to be yourself in social situations without letting anxiety get the best of you. I created honestrox to provide you with the best content to help you show up as yourself confidently. -- 📝 Shownotes/links: https://infclub.net/shownotes/episode-54-roxana-alexandru-on-becoming-socially-confident-and-owning-her-messy-journey/ 📺 Watch on YouTube:https://youtu.be/jlEzL0EKSGo ✉️ Newsletter: https://infclub.net 👥 Community: https://twitter.com/INF_club -- by Jas Hothi @ INF club | music by Chris Porter
#54: On being an empath (or not)
Jas narrates and adds commentary to his blog piece: On being an empath. -- My conversation with Naomi Harrington / how to practice radical self-acceptance as an empath: https://pod.link/1473622170/episode/727d9e7e38a50c8e31ddaf8c7c642186 Productivity for INFPs: online workshop (April 2021): https://infclub.net/blog/productivity-for-infps-a-workshop-with-amanda-linehan/ Shownotes/original piece: https://infclub.net/shownotes/episode-54-on-being-an-empath-or-not/ -- hosted by Jas | music by Chris
#53: Shelly Francis (INFJ) on having the courage to write and market your books
Shelly is an author, author-coach and publisher. She founded Creative Courage Press in 2020, inspired by the people who she met while writing a book called The Courage Way. Shelly lives in the high-desert of Colorado in the US, although she loves road trips and working from anywhere. Shelly is an INFJ. Some of the things we talk about: Shelly's life & background so far (sabbatical, nomading and road trips) The shortcomings of traditional/mainstream publishing, and how publishing has now changed thanks to technology The opportunities now available to writers, and why self-publishing is a great fit for INFs/iNtuitives & introverts Distributing your writing; choosing the social media channel that fits you & your personality, and sowing the seeds to connect with your readers On the power of writing in a group, and asking for the type of feedback you are looking for, so that the book we are writing comes from our heart Shelly's advice for first-time authors, when it comes to balancing the 'creating' and the 'marketing' pieces How the launch for my own book, The Indie Author, is shaping up. Shelly's books, how she manages her projects, and what's on the horizon for her -- 📝 Shownotes/links: https://infclub.net/shownotes/episode-53-shelly-francis-infj-on-having-the-courage-to-write-and-market-your-books 📺 Watch on YouTube:https://youtu.be/ObvY6nUc3i0 ✉️ INF newsletter: https://infclub.net 👥 INF community: https://twitter.com/INF_club -- by Jas Hothi @ INF club | music by Chris Porter
#51: Chrissa Trudelle (INFP) on integrating 'productivity' and 'exploration'
Chrissa is a writer, an editor, and a creative coach based out of Incline Village in Lake Tahoe. She loves using words to capture emotions and bring stories, ideas, and people to life. -- Some of the things we talk about: - Chrissa's eventful year, including a career shift, moving state and getting married - The challenges of going from 'employed work' to 'doing your own thing', and how Chrissa structures her day - How Chrissa & I structure our day, around our energy cycles - The lifestyle benefits of being in 'flow', and why Chrissa is fascinated by this concept - Digital minimalism and information consumption - Balancing and integrating 'being productive' vs 'being explorative' -- 📝 Shownotes/links: https://infclub.net/shownotes/episode-51-chrissa-trudelle-infp-on-integrating-productivity-and-exploration 👥 Website for INFP & INFJ writers and creatives: https://infclub.net -- hosted by Jas Hothi | music by Chris Porter
#50: A conversation with Lauren Sapala (INFJ), part 6: Spirituality & God
Part 6 of a conversation series with Lauren Sapala (INFJ), on: Spirituality & God. Lauren is a writer, writing coach, and INFJ | https://laurensapala.com/ Listen out for: - How we are tuned into the seasons, and our changing energy levels in the Spring versus the Summer - The relationship between our bodies and our spirituality, and the importance of releasing energy from the abdomen and the hips - Lauren & I talk about our upbringing and our family experiences around spirituality and religion - Lauren also talks about receiving information, psychic experiences, and the importance choice we have to make when it comes to being an intuitive person and often confusing this with mental illness - And of course we explore some tangents, including the INF-like nature of the author Stephen King, a show on Amazon Prime that I think INFs will love, and the effects of psychedelic drugs on intuitive people Episode notes/links: https://infclub.net/shownotes/episode-50-lauren-sapala-infj-part-6-spirituality-and-god/ -- hosted by Jas(raj) Hothi | music by Chris Porter
#49: On noticing emotional avoidance, and how you can overcome it
Jas revisits a piece he wrote in November 2019 and talks about emotional avoidance, how it shows up for him, and how he manages it. -- Shownotes/original piece: https://infclub.net/shownotes/episode-49-on-noticing-emotional-avoidance-and-how-you-can-overcome-it/ -- hosted by Jas | music by Chris
#48: Sandra Etherington (INFJ) on using Myers-Briggs to enhance her parenting and family life
Sandra is a mom of a 5 year old and an 8 year old. She is the owner of Family Personalities and the co-host of the Family Personalities podcast, a fun and sometimes cheesy podcast, that uses personality type to help change the way you see your family. Sandra uses her experience and training in Myers-Briggs personality type, to work one on one with families, helping them parent more effectively and compassionately based on their children's unique wiring and needs. We talk about: - What it's been like for introverted and intuitive parents during the pandemic (with the kids at home) - Sandra's experiences with using MBTI to parent her two children - Expectations vs idealism as a parent: how to let go, embrace the reality, and connect with the now - and more 📝 Episode notes: https://infclub.net/shownotes/episode-48-sandra-etherington-infj-on-using-myers-briggs-to-enhance-her-parenting-and-family-life 👥 INF resources: https://infclub.net/resources/ -- hosted by Jas | music by Chris
#47: Jacob Nordby (INFJ) on how he uses journalling to re-connect with himself
Jacob Nordby is a writer living in Boise, Idaho. You might find him on a trail in the nearby foothills or typing away in the quietest corner of a coffee shop downtown. Learn more about his books, speaking, online courses, and creative guidance sessions by visiting www.jacobnordby.com. Key points: - Jacob's experiences being home-schooled and growing up in a strict religious environment - Jacob's previous corporate life, and the retreat which marked a turning point - Jacob's model for self-discovery, his 'Creative Self Journal', and how he currently uses journalling in his own life - Jacob's new book, The Creative Cure -- Shownotes/watch this episode: https://infclub.net/shownotes/episode-47-jacob-nordby-infj-on-how-he-uses-journalling-to-reconnect-with-himself -- hosted by Jas | music by Chris
#46: INF Club Masterminds / setting the scene
Jas sets the scene for the forthcoming INF Club Mastermind Placement programme, narrating his 2016 blog post: "WDS 2016: the experience of a lifetime". -- Original post/links: https://infclub.net/shownotes/episode-46-masterminds-setting-the-scene Subscribe to the newsletter + find resources for creative INFPs, INFJs & iNtuitives: https://infclub.net/ -- Narrated + hosted by Jas @ INF Club Music by Chris Porter @ The Beatbox Club
#45: A conversation with Lauren Sapala (INFJ), part 5 - Addiction & Codependency
Part 5 of a conversation series with Lauren Sapala (INFJ), on: Addiction & Codependency. Lauren is a writer, writing coach, and INFJ | https://laurensapala.com/ We talk about: Why addiction & codependency seem to be a common thing amongst INFs and intuitives The different ways addiction & codependency can 'show up' in our lives How addiction and codependency are linked Our personal experiences with addiction & codependency, and what has helped us move through these behaviours & patterns How our behaviours/attitudes around 'money' are linked to today's theme Spirituality, God and religion and more Episode notes/links: https://infclub.net/shownotes/episode-45-lauren-sapala-infj-part-5-addiction-and-codependency -- Hosted + produced by Jas Hothi @ INF Club. Music by Chris Porter @ The Beatbox Club.
#44: On Iceland + intentions for the year ahead (solo)
Jas narrates his December 2020 blog post: 'On Iceland + intentions for the year ahead' -- Shownotes/original post: https://infclub.net/episode-44-on-iceland-and-intentions-for-the-year-ahead-solo -- Hosted by Jas @ INF Club Music by Chris Porter @ The Beatbox Club
#43: Extracting myself from social situations (a solo with Jas)
Jas narrates his July 2019 blog post: 'Extracting myself from social situations' -- Shownotes/original post: https://infclub.net/episode-43-extracting-myself-from-social-situations-a-solo-with-jas -- Hosted by Jas @ INF Club Music by Chris Porter @ The Beatbox Club
#42: A conversation with Lauren Sapala (INFJ), part 4 - Archetypes
Part 4 of a conversation series with Lauren Sapala (INFJ). Lauren Sapala is a writer, writing coach, and INFJ | https://laurensapala.com/ Shownotes: https://infclub.net/shownotes/episode-42-lauren-sapala-infj-part-4-archetypes/ -- Hosted + produced by Jas Hothi @ INF Club. Music by Chris Porter @ The Beatbox Club.
#41: 'Happier': a guide for INFPs and INFJs
Jas narrates 'Happier', a guide for INFPs, INFJs and sensitive introverts. -- To get a free, print version of the 30-page guide (in colour), subscribe to the INF Club newsletter: https://infclub.net/subscribe -- Hosted by Jas Hothi @ INF Club. Music by Chris Porter @ The Beatbox Club.
#40: Chris Porter (INTJ) on thriving as an intuitive, creative solopreneur
Chris Porter is a multi-dimensional creative, specializing in web and product design for startups and small businesses. Based in LA, he enjoys solving problems, making music and taking photos. His knack for systems and data helps brings who he works with knowledge and results for their business. You can find Porter at madebyporter.com, and @madebyporter on most social media platforms. -- We talk about: Porter's portfolio career as a creative freelancer and entrepreneur, how to honour our multiple interests vs not taking on too much, managing our energy as intuitive introverts, and more. -- Shownotes: https://infclub.net/shownotes/episode-40-chris-porter-intj-on-thriving-as-an-intuitive-creative-solopreneur -- Hosted by Jas Hothi @ INF Club. Music by Chris Porter @ The Beatbox Club.
#39: A conversation with Lauren Sapala (INFJ), part 3 - Relationships & boundaries
Part 3 of a conversation series with Lauren Sapala (INFJ), today's theme: Relationships & boundaries. -- Lauren Sapala is a writer, writing coach, and an INFJ. She also wrote the books The INFJ Writer, Firefly Magic and The INFJ Revolution, for intuitive introverts, HSPs, empaths and all other sensitive, struggling artists. www.laurensapala.com -- We talk about: - what relationships look like for Lauren & I - why boundaries are so important for INFPs & INFJs - learning to protect our energy - resources that can help us -- Shownotes: https://infclub.net/shownotes/episode-39-lauren-sapala-infj-part-3-relationships-and-boundaries -- Produced + narrated by Jas Hothi @ INF Club. Music by Chris Porter @ The Beatbox Club.