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INF Club

By Jas Hothi
Hi, I'm Jas... INF Club is a blog and podcast I ran from 2019-2021, for INFPs, INFJs and all creative introverts.

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My last podcast episode.
So this is my last podcast episode, and officially the end of the INF Club chapter. Thank you for supporting me on this INF-shaped journey, and I hope you'll join me for the next part of my adventure: blog - https://indiewriter.net/join podcast - https://indiewriter.net/podcast Over and out ✌️ Jas
12:04
December 08, 2021
#68: I'm stepping in a new direction... [an announcement]
In this episode I share an announcement about a new direction I'm stepping in as I edge closer to releasing my first book, 'The Indie Author'. And there's a little surprise at the end, too. ps. I hope you'll join me on my new adventure! Join me at www.indiewriter.net by Jas Hothi, with music by Chris Porter — I ran the INF Club blog and podcast from 2018 to 2021. Find me at: jasraj.me, or my podcast at indiewriter.net/podcast
10:35
August 14, 2021
#67: Elizabeth Miner on writing & self-publishing her new book as a full-time nomad
My conversation partner this week is Elizabeth Miner. In Elizabeth's words:  "Global business coach, international speaker, digital nomad, and author Elizabeth Miner has learned true sustainable success relies on understanding the human engine running a business. Combining her 20+ years as a corporate paralegal with coaching clients around the globe, she has a unique worldview of entrepreneurship. Elizabeth recognized distinct patterns in the success and failure of business owners and has been piecing together where traditional education has failed entrepreneurs. When she’s not writing or helping business executives thrive in the face of persistent change, Elizabeth hosts her own podcast, entrepreneurs IRL, sharing real life stories of those along the entrepreneurial journey. She has been featured on podcasts including Entrepreneur on Fire and The Conscious Millionaire, and has been published by She is Fierce!, Rank & File Magazine and Mike Dooley’s personal development site Tut. Find Elizabeth at: elizabethminer.net We talk about: - Elizabeth's back-story, "year of retirement" + journey to becoming a full-time nomad - Moving to Belize as a single mother, in the face of the opinions of others - How Elizabeth's blog became a coaching business, and how this has evolved as a remote business - About Elizabeth's book "The Entrepreneur Advantage", and the process of putting it together  - How Elizabeth decided to self-publish early on & the flexibility that came with that - The stories we tell ourselves... and how we can work through them - "Getting things done" whilst being a nomad, & how Elizabeth structures her days - Elizabeth's book tour to promote her new book, including who she is reaching out to & how she is scheduling her talks & events - Elizabeth's tips for getting started with managing and growing your emotional intelligence by Jas Hothi, with music by Chris Porter — I ran the INF Club blog and podcast from 2018 to 2021. Find me at: jasraj.me, or my podcast at indiewriter.net/podcast
01:25:56
July 21, 2021
#66: Lessons from 6 years of blogging (solo)
In this episode I narrate my blog piece: 'Lessons from 6 years of blogging'. by Jas Hothi, with music by Chris Porter — I ran the INF Club blog and podcast from 2018 to 2021. Find me at: jasraj.me, or my podcast at indiewriter.net/podcast
21:35
July 16, 2021
#65: Rick Rigdon on starting his blog to overcome PTSD, depression and anxiety
My conversation partner this week is Rick Rigdon. In Rick's words: I'm a 63 year-old gay man who lives with my spouse of 26 years in Everett, Washington. (We've officially been married for 8 years after marriage equality passed in the US). I'm an INFJ who's a semi-retired  web developer. This past year, I created a blog (Mystical Bear) where I document my experiences of using the writing of a novel as a tool to help overcome depression, anxiety, and PTSD that I've experienced most of my life. Find Rick at: mysticalbear.com We talk about: - Rick's story with PTSD, depression & anxiety - Rick's experiences with conventional therapy / what worked for him & what didn't - Flashbacks & a painful break-up / on unhappy experiences & mental health stuff - How holotropic breathwork helped Rick (& others in his group) - Rick's current outlook on his depression - The importance of having a creative outlet to manage his depression (+ some of the jobs Rick has had) - Rick's fiction project / the origins of the story - Rick's relationship with his father - Rick's experiences with blogging & why he is writing - On writing for ourselves, authenticity, and sharing what we write online - Why Rick decided to start his Mystical Bear blog - How sharing his experiences through writing online has helped him thus far by Jas Hothi, with music by Chris Porter — I ran the INF Club blog and podcast from 2018 to 2021. Find me at: jasraj.me, or my podcast at indiewriter.net/podcast
01:14:36
July 07, 2021
#64: Jas's journal - Madeira (solo)
In this episode, I read my journal entries from the 'digital nomad village' in Madeira, since I arrived here in June. by Jas Hothi, with music by Chris Porter — I ran the INF Club blog and podcast from 2018 to 2021. Find me at: jasraj.me, or my podcast at indiewriter.net/podcast
19:07
July 01, 2021
#63: Laurence Warner aka 'Cerulean' on creating & sharing his music as an independent artist
My conversation partner this week is Laurence Warner, aka 'Cerulean'. In Laurence's own words: I'm Cerulean, an independent Performing Artist, born Laurence Warner in Eastleigh, a small town on England's South Coast. I make pop music for your ears AND your brain (and sometimes even your funny bone too)! I'm proudly #SavvyIndie, but I love to collaborate with creatives across The Arts & Tech to put on a show. Find Laurence at: wa.rner.me We talk about: - Laurence’s music-making process - Making money from your art - Is Laurence an extrovert or an ambivert? / Myers-Briggs chat - The “organic” journey of the indie artist - Why Laurence makes music, and the magic of “sonic experiences” (music) vs verbal (words) - Who is Cerulean? (aka Laurence’s artist name) - Using the internet to share your authentic expression with other people… but balancing this with using tech in an intentional way - Laurence’s advice for indie musicians promoting their work - The joy of being an ‘independent artist’ vs going ‘traditional’ - SavvyIndie: Laurence’s plans for this community for independent musicians / music artists by Jas Hothi, with music by Chris Porter — I ran the INF Club blog and podcast from 2018 to 2021. Find me at: jasraj.me, or my podcast at indiewriter.net/podcast
02:11:48
June 23, 2021
#62: A conversation with Lauren Sapala (writing)
The eighth conversation in a series with my friend Lauren Sapala. Lauren is a writer, writing coach and INFJ. Find Lauren at: laurensapala.com We talk about: - Tools for changing the 'stories' you tell yourself - Lauren's journey from alcoholism to sobriety & re-discovering writing - Why Lauren really needed her silent writing group when she started writing again - "Breathing out our stuff" / why Lauren writes - Focusing on writing for yourself vs being a full-time author or making an income from it - The job Lauren worked whilst she was writing & blogging, & how Lauren has set up her business - The types of genre INFPs & INFJs seem to be particularly drawn to by Jas Hothi, with music by Chris Porter — I ran the INF Club blog and podcast from 2018 to 2021. Find me at: jasraj.me, or my podcast at indiewriter.net/podcast
01:41:24
June 15, 2021
#61: David Johnson on his travels, writing & Tibetan Buddhism
My conversation partner this week is David Johnson. In David's own words: I am an Englishman married and living in Hawaii. I have been a practicing Tibetan Buddhist for 30 years (ouch, where does the time go?). I identify as an introvert and highly sensitive person (INFJ), and work as a Life Coach. Find David at: crossingthethreshold.net We talk about: - The effects of the (full) moon / sleep - David's travels to the Himalayas - and beyond - Tibetan Buddhism, faith, religion & spirituality - Hedonic vs eudaimonic happiness - David's writing, blogging and podcasting - How David's online presence & business has unfolded - Micro blog & social media - David's book: "Meditation Tips for Introverts and Highly Sensitive People" - Men & high sensitivity by Jas Hothi, with music by Chris Porter — I ran the INF Club blog and podcast from 2018 to 2021. Find me at: jasraj.me, or my podcast at indiewriter.net/podcast
01:28:01
June 09, 2021
#60: Ayelet Baron on writing to create more conscious, heart-centred environments
My conversation partner this week is Ayelet Baron. In Ayelet's own words: Ayelet is a multiple award winning author of the F*ck the Bucket List Trilogy and Our Journey to Corporate Sanity, and a co-contributor to Dear CEO, a book by Thinkers50. She had a very successful traditional career as a strategy and innovation leader at Cisco where she worked around the world. Ayelet is recognized by Forbes as one of the top 50 global female futurists and is one of the top 50 Future of Work leaders for Thinkers360. Her current work focuses on conscious leadership and creating whole systems and lives. Find Ayelet at: ayeletbaron.com — We talk about: - firing herself from her PhD programme, her experiences in the corporate world, & the family + societal expectations she felt - where Ayelet's ambition comes from, & early memories of war - on being someone who is an introvert, idealistic and emotional  - moving away from unhelpful models that exist in the world & in business, and towards more whole, holistic environments - Ayelet's transformational trip to Ecuador - Going against the conventional advice and burning the bridges that are toxic for you - Ayelet's dream to write as a kid, learning to write from the heart, & her journey to being an author - Ayelet's books, & how she wrote them - What the concept of 'The Universe' means to us both - Ayelet's upcoming trek into nomadic life - Ayelet's new online platform to realise her vision & connect the creators of the world - Ayelet's words of advice for us intuitives & creatives by Jas Hothi, with music by Chris Porter — I ran the INF Club blog and podcast from 2018 to 2021. Find me at: jasraj.me, or my podcast at indiewriter.net/podcast
01:23:59
June 02, 2021
#59: Kendra Patterson on how embracing her creative nature has helped her move through burnout
My conversation partner this week is Kendra Patterson. In Kendra's own words: I am a writer, podcaster, and creativity coach with a background in social science research. I coach other creatives, sensitive intuitives, and late bloomers who are trying to create lives that feel purpose-driven and satisfying at a deep level. I'm currently working on a research project on living life experimentally rather than conceptually, and why this may be a better way to approach life for creative late bloomers struggling to feel like they are fulfilling their potential. Find Kendra at: kendrapatterson.com We talk about: - Experiencing 'whole-life' burnout, and how this added context to Kendra's experience of depression & anxiety  - Why conventional therapy doesn't seem to work for us, and the conclusions that Kendra and I have drawn about this   - On money: living frugally whilst on the creative path, vs peers who are hitting conventional, societal milestones   - When Kendra knew that the conventional path wasn't for her, and moving out of burnout, depression & anxiety   - Experimental vs conceptual types, & being a "late (repeat) bloomer"   - Why Kendra's "dark night of the soul" was exactly what she needed to experience   - Testing as an INFJ, but identifying as an INFP (being "on the cusp")    by Jas Hothi, with music by Chris Porter — I ran the INF Club blog and podcast from 2018 to 2021. Find me at: jasraj.me, or my podcast at indiewriter.net/podcast
01:23:41
May 19, 2021
#58: Life update: coming out of lockdown + digital nomading (solo)
In this episode I give a life update and share an unpublished blog 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 stuff (INF Club and The Indie Author book) - "What lockdown has done for me"   📝 my micro blog: https://micro.blog/jasraj by Jas Hothi, with music by Chris Porter — I ran the INF Club blog and podcast from 2018 to 2021. Find me at: jasraj.me, or my podcast at indiewriter.net/podcast
36:39
May 11, 2021
#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. Leslie is an INFJ. Find Leslie at: lesliemcdaniel.com by Jas Hothi, with music by Chris Porter — I ran the INF Club blog and podcast from 2018 to 2021. Find me at: jasraj.me, or my podcast at indiewriter.net/podcast
01:12:20
May 04, 2021
#56: A conversation with Lauren Sapala (growing up as an INFP/INFJ personality type)
This is the seventh conversation in a series with my friend Lauren Sapala. Lauren is a writer, writing coach and INFJ. Find Lauren at: laurensapala.com We talk about: - 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 by Jas Hothi, with music by Chris Porter — I ran the INF Club blog and podcast from 2018 to 2021. Find me at: jasraj.me, or my podcast at indiewriter.net/podcast
01:33:37
April 27, 2021
#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. Roxana is an INFJ. Find Roxana at: honestrox.com by Jas Hothi, with music by Chris Porter — I ran the INF Club blog and podcast from 2018 to 2021. Find me at: jasraj.me, or my podcast at indiewriter.net/podcast
01:15:03
April 20, 2021
#54: On being an empath (solo)
In this episode I narrate and add commentary to my blog piece: 'On being an empath'. by Jas Hothi, with music by Chris Porter — I ran the INF Club blog and podcast from 2018 to 2021. Find me at: jasraj.me, or my podcast at indiewriter.net/podcast
50:05
April 14, 2021
#53: Shelly Francis 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. Find Shelly at: creativecouragepress.com 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 by Jas Hothi, with music by Chris Porter — I ran the INF Club blog and podcast from 2018 to 2021. Find me at: jasraj.me, or my podcast at indiewriter.net/podcast
01:18:53
April 07, 2021
#52: Giving yourself *permission* to create (solo)
I narrate and add commentary to my blog piece: 'On feeling 'creative' / a helpful mantra I use'. by Jas Hothi, with music by Chris Porter — I ran the INF Club blog and podcast from 2018 to 2021. Find me at: jasraj.me, or my podcast at indiewriter.net/podcast
31:22
March 30, 2021
#51: Chrissa Trudelle 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. Find Chrissa at: chrissatrudelle.com 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' by Jas Hothi, with music by Chris Porter — I ran the INF Club blog and podcast from 2018 to 2021. Find me at: jasraj.me, or my podcast at indiewriter.net/podcast
01:36:45
March 23, 2021
#50: A conversation with Lauren Sapala (Spirituality & God)
The sixth conversation in a series with my friend Lauren Sapala. Lauren is a writer, writing coach and INFJ. Find Lauren at: laurensapala.com We talk about: - 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 as usual 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 by Jas Hothi, with music by Chris Porter — I ran the INF Club blog and podcast from 2018 to 2021. Find me at: jasraj.me, or my podcast at indiewriter.net/podcast
01:40:58
March 16, 2021
#49: On noticing emotional avoidance, and how to overcome it (solo)
In this episode I revisit a blog piece I wrote in November 2019 and talk about emotional avoidance, how it shows up for me, and how I manage it.  by Jas Hothi, with music by Chris Porter — I ran the INF Club blog and podcast from 2018 to 2021. Find me at: jasraj.me, or my podcast at indiewriter.net/podcast
36:43
March 09, 2021
#48: Sandra Etherington 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. Find Sandra at: familypersonalities.com 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 by Jas Hothi, with music by Chris Porter — I ran the INF Club blog and podcast from 2018 to 2021. Find me at: jasraj.me, or my podcast at indiewriter.net/podcast
01:09:57
March 02, 2021
#47: Jacob Nordby on using 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. Find Jacob at: jacobnordby.com We talk about: - Jacob's experiences being home-schooled and growing up in a strict religious environment - His 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 - His new book, The Creative Cure by Jas Hothi, with music by Chris Porter — I ran the INF Club blog and podcast from 2018 to 2021. Find me at: jasraj.me, or my podcast at indiewriter.net/podcast
01:22:14
February 17, 2021
#46: INF Club Masterminds / setting the scene
I set the scene for the forthcoming INF Club Mastermind Placement programme, narrating my 2016 blog piece: 'WDS 2016: the experience of a lifetime'. Original piece: https://medium.com/@Jasraj0/wds-2016-the-experience-of-a-lifetime-e2a5f301095b  by Jas Hothi, with music by Chris Porter — I ran the INF Club blog and podcast from 2018 to 2021. Find me at: jasraj.me, or my podcast at indiewriter.net/podcast
36:40
February 12, 2021
#45: A conversation with Lauren Sapala (addiction & codependency)
The fifth conversation in a series with my friend Lauren Sapala. Lauren is a writer, writing coach and INFJ. Find Lauren at: laurensapala.com We talk about: - Why addiction & codependency seem to be a common thing amongst INFs and intuitives - How the two themes are intertwined with one another - The different ways they can 'show up' in our lives - Our personal experiences with addiction & codependency, and what has helped us move through these behaviours & patterns - How money-based attitudes are linked to codependency - Spirituality, God and religion by Jas Hothi, with music by Chris Porter — I ran the INF Club blog and podcast from 2018 to 2021. Find me at: jasraj.me, or my podcast at indiewriter.net/podcast
01:38:20
February 02, 2021
#44: On Iceland + intentions for the year ahead (solo)
In this episode I narrate my December 2020 blog piece: 'On Iceland + intentions for the year ahead' by Jas Hothi, with music by Chris Porter — I ran the INF Club blog and podcast from 2018 to 2021. Find me at: jasraj.me, or my podcast at indiewriter.net/podcast
22:29
January 26, 2021
#43: Extracting myself from social situations (solo)
In this episode I narrate my July 2019 blog piece: 'Extracting myself from social situations' by Jas Hothi, with music by Chris Porter — I ran the INF Club blog and podcast from 2018 to 2021. Find me at: jasraj.me, or my podcast at indiewriter.net/podcast
12:46
January 20, 2021
#42: A conversation with Lauren Sapala (archetypes)
The fourth conversation of in a series with my friend Lauren Sapala. Lauren Sapala is a writer, writing coach and INFJ. Find Lauren at: lauren laurensapala.com by Jas Hothi, with music by Chris Porter — I ran the INF Club blog and podcast from 2018 to 2021. Find me at: jasraj.me, or my podcast at indiewriter.net/podcast
01:33:18
January 09, 2021
#41: 'Happier': a guide for INFPs, INFJs and creative introverts
In this episode I narrate 'Happier', a guide I wrote for INFPs, INFJs and creative introverts... and my younger self. by Jas Hothi, with music by Chris Porter — I ran the INF Club blog and podcast from 2018 to 2021. Find me at: jasraj.me, or my podcast at indiewriter.net/podcast
48:41
December 23, 2020
#40: Chris Porter 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 Chris at: madebyporter.com 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.   by Jas Hothi, with music by Chris Porter — I ran the INF Club blog and podcast from 2018 to 2021. Find me at: jasraj.me, or my podcast at indiewriter.net/podcast
01:29:04
December 18, 2020
#39: A conversation with Lauren Sapala (relationships and boundaries)
This is the third conversation in a series with my friend Lauren Sapala. Today's theme: Relationships & boundaries. Lauren 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. Find Lauren at: 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 by Jas Hothi, with music by Chris Porter — I ran the INF Club blog and podcast from 2018 to 2021. Find me at: jasraj.me, or my podcast at indiewriter.net/podcast
01:30:23
December 11, 2020
#38: Re-grounding (solo)
In this episode I narrate my November blog piece: 'End of year re-grounding'. by Jas Hothi, with music by Chris Porter — I ran the INF Club blog and podcast from 2018 to 2021. Find me at: jasraj.me, or my podcast at indiewriter.net/podcast
16:58
December 04, 2020
#37: Shannon Garza on better mental health as a highly sensitive person
Shannon Garza is a Highly Sensitive Person and an Introvert. She is a coach for Highly Sensitive People and the Social Media Manager for HSP World. She is an advocate for breaking the stigma on mental health. She loves laughter, kittens and helping people live their best lives. Find Shannon at: shannongarza.com We talk about: mental health & depression, discovering and owning our high sensitivity, the intentional changes Shannon has made to her daily life, and more.  by Jas Hothi, with music by Chris Porter — I ran the INF Club blog and podcast from 2018 to 2021. Find me at: jasraj.me, or my podcast at indiewriter.net/podcast
51:46
November 27, 2020
#36: Kat Nicholls on discovering her self-worth
Kat Nicholls is a writer, podcaster and self-worth coach. Throughout all of her work her aim is to support people to find their worth, build self-belief and grow confidence so they can move past fear and live a life they love. Find Kat at: bluejayofhappiness.com We talk about Kat's multi-potentialite career (partly day-job, partly own projects), her recovery from an eating disorder, her go-to self-belief and self-care practices, her evening wind-down routine, and more. by Jas Hothi, with music by Chris Porter — I ran the INF Club blog and podcast from 2018 to 2021. Find me at: jasraj.me, or my podcast at indiewriter.net/podcast
50:31
November 20, 2020
#35: Bevin Niemann on intuitives, highly sensitives & empaths
Bevin Niemann is a life purpose coach, spiritual teacher, speaker and writer who specializes in being a guide for intuitive empaths. Earlier this year, in March 2020, Bevin was the host of The Shift Network's Evolved Empath Global Summit, which reached over 33,000 perceptive souls across 105 countries. Bevin is also a co-founder of the 1 Million Empaths Global Community. Find Bevin at: perceptivesouls.com We talk about: Bevin's journey as a perceptive soul, how research shows Intuitives (Ns) are outnumbered by Sensors (Ss), sensitivity being a universal trait, the distinctions and overlaps between intuitives, highly sensitives (HSPs) and empaths, Bevin's techniques for clearing yourself of other people's energy, and more. by Jas Hothi, with music by Chris Porter — I ran the INF Club blog and podcast from 2018 to 2021. Find me at: jasraj.me, or my podcast at indiewriter.net/podcast
01:11:13
November 13, 2020
#34: Beatrice Zornek on the link between our mind, body and emotions
Beatrice Zornek is a Certified Transformational Coach - she works with highly sensitive professional women who are outwardly successful, but deep down feel overwhelmed and uninspired in their work. She supports them to get clarity on the next step, so they can fall in love with work - and their life. Find Beatrice at: beatricezornek.com We talk about: - Being disconnected from our emotions/bodies, and how we can re-connect with them - The link between our body, mind and emotions - Fatigue, auto-immune disorders and trauma - How we can restore balance - Beatrice's top 2 self-care tips - and more by Jas Hothi — I ran the INF Club blog and podcast from 2018 to 2021. Find me at: jasraj.me, or my podcast at indiewriter.net/podcast
01:02:08
November 06, 2020
#33: A conversation with Lauren Sapala (creativity)
The second conversation in a series with my friend Lauren Sapala. Lauren is a writer, writing coach, and an INFJ. She also wrote the book  The INFJ Writer, Firefly Magic and The INFJ Revolution, books for intuitive introverts, HSPs, empaths and all other sensitive, struggling artists. Find Lauren at: laurensapala.com   We talk about: - what creativity means to us - the creative process - how NaNoWriMo can work for intuitives - how stories have life of their own - and much more by Jas Hothi — I ran the INF Club blog and podcast from 2018 to 2021. Find me at: jasraj.me, or my podcast at indiewriter.net/podcast
01:24:18
October 30, 2020
#32: Ria Elizabeth on the importance of going into our bodies
Ria is a Women's Depression Coach. She uses powerful intuition-led coaching techniques & embodiment principles to guide her clients into a life full of possibility and joy. She is super passionate about her work as it initially helped her overcome her own depression, anxiety and binge-eating disorder. She lives in Miami, Florida with her husband and two children. Some of her greatest joys are eating chocolate ice cream, being in nature, and intuitively dancing. Find Ria at: wildaircoaching.com We talk about: Ria's journey with depression and mental/emotional/spiritual health, the importance of going into our bodies, emotions and emotional patterns, vices and attachments, and more. by Jas Hothi — I ran the INF Club blog and podcast from 2018 to 2021. Find me at: jasraj.me, or my podcast at indiewriter.net/podcast
01:14:54
October 23, 2020
#31: Naomi Harrington on career transition, mindset shifts and spiritual awakenings
Naomi Harrington is a millennial mother and life coach from Hawaii who hosts her podcast, the That’s Deep Podcast with her husband while they speak about mindset, personal development, and personality types. She’s an INFJ with a love for life coaching, personality psychology, emotional intelligence, mindset work, and spirituality. Naomi loves helping others bridge the gap between where they are right now to where they ultimately want to be in their lives, career, and personal life. Find Naomi at: naomicourtneycoaching.com We talk about: INF personality traits, Naomi's career journey, Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) and reiki, Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP), and more. by Jas Hothi — I ran the INF Club blog and podcast from 2018 to 2021. Find me at: jasraj.me, or my podcast at indiewriter.net/podcast
01:09:17
October 16, 2020
#29: Shantheri Mallaya on feeling like she didn't belong
Shantheri: Journalist, theater person, writer, blogger, now venturing out as an entrepreneur - I am a jack of all trades of sorts, aspiring to be a master of one or none at all :) We talk about: Shantheri’s discovery that she was an introvert – despite having a sociable side to her persona, cultural and familial expectations, the feeling of not belonging, 1st & 2nd careers and sabbaticals, intuition, decluttering and more. by Jas Hothi — I ran the INF Club blog and podcast from 2018 to 2021. Find me at: jasraj.me, or my podcast at indiewriter.net/podcast
57:09
October 02, 2020
#28: A conversation series with Lauren Sapala (our entrepreneurial journeys)
Part 1 of a new conversation series with my friend Lauren Sapala. Lauren is a writer, writing coach, and an INFJ. She also wrote the book The INFJ Writer, Firefly Magic and The INFJ Revolution, books for intuitive introverts, HSPs, empaths and all other sensitive, struggling artists. Find Lauren at: laurensapala.com We talk about:   - the different jobs we've had - why we chose the entrepreneurial path - what entrepreneurship is like for INFJs and INFPs - narcissism and the INFJ door slam - goal-setting - and much more    by Jas Hothi — I ran the INF Club blog and podcast from 2018 to 2021. Find me at: jasraj.me, or my podcast at indiewriter.net/podcast
01:16:43
September 25, 2020
#27: Jess Alderson on dating and compatible matches for INFPs and INFJs
Jess, an INFP, is the co-founder of So Syncd, a dating app and website that matches partners based on their Myers-Briggs personality types. She and her sister are on a mission to make dating more meaningful, fun, and successful. She loves the beach, stacks of pancakes and people who are good with directions. Find Jess's dating app at: sosyncd.com We talk about: Myers-Briggs, dating and relationships, work, solo travel, family life, and more. by Jas Hothi — I ran the INF Club blog and podcast from 2018 to 2021. Find me at: jasraj.me, or my podcast at indiewriter.net/podcast
01:03:22
September 18, 2020
#26: Elizabeth Miner on "doing the things you cannot not do"
Overcoming adversity, circumstances and expectations, Elizabeth rose from poverty to become a Senior Corporate Paralegal in one of the most iconic companies in the world. Today Elizabeth is the Founder and CEO of Thrive This Day, inspiring people to challenge their ideas of what is possible in their lives. Elizabeth is an Author, Speaker, International Business and Life Coach who believes impossible is simply an invitation to challenge expectations. Find Elizabeth at: elizabethminer.net We talk about: location independence / digital nomadism, Elizabeth’s work as a life coach and how she made the transition to location independence, one of Elizabeth’s favourite places – Santa Marta, Colombia – and the communities she has built there, balancing vision and goal-setting with letting things unfold, the clarifying exercise Elizabeth does to check in with herself a couple of times a year, uncertainty and change, and more. by Jas Hothi — I ran the INF Club blog and podcast from 2018 to 2021. Find me at: jasraj.me, or my podcast at indiewriter.net/podcast
59:49
September 11, 2020
#25: Michel Attah on the importance of self-confidence and self-care
Michel Attah is a life coach who helps sensitive leaders establish healthy boundaries, ensuring the sustainability of their craft and happiness. They're an INFJ who is soon-to-be-married to an INFP, as well as a parent to an 8-year-old. They like to kick it on the soccer field in their spare time. Find Michel at: michelgrey.net We talk about: sport, inter-personal dynamics,  self-confidence, self-care, boundaries, Myers-Briggs and labels, and more. by Jas Hothi — I ran the INF Club blog and podcast from 2018 to 2021. Find me at: jasraj.me, or my podcast at indiewriter.net/podcast
01:11:23
September 04, 2020
#24: On being a highly sensitive person (solo)
A solo episode in which I talk about discovering he was highly sensitive, the ways in which this has impacted my life, and the high correlation between INF-types and being an HSP. by Jas Hothi — I ran the INF Club blog and podcast from 2018 to 2021. Find me at: jasraj.me, or my podcast at indiewriter.net/podcast
48:12
August 28, 2020
#23: Anja Schüler-Renner on discovering who she really was
Anja is a writer living in Dresden, Germany with her three kids and her husband. She loves to play music, read and watch as many TV shows as she can. On the way, she is seeking alignment with her higher self. Find Anja at: asrenner.com We talk about: teenage years and student jobs, motherhood, meaningful work, alcohol, people-pleasing, journalling and night dreams, blog and fiction writing, and more. by Jas Hothi — I ran the INF Club blog and podcast from 2018 to 2021. Find me at: jasraj.me, or my podcast at indiewriter.net/podcast
01:11:06
August 21, 2020
#22: Peg Cheng on taking an experimental approach to life
Peg Cheng is an eclectic author, intuitive career adviser, and dedicated dreamer living in Seattle, Washington. Before becoming a creative entrepreneur, she worked in 35 jobs including fabric cutter, public toilet researcher, career counselor, academic adviser, and prelaw adviser. She spends her time reading, journaling, writing stories, making art, exploring nature, helping people survive and thrive, running Plaid Frog Press with her husband Marcus and pal Froggy, and looking for awe in everyday life. Find Peg at: pegcheng.com A wide-ranging talk covering career experimentation/Peg's many jobs, being a multi-potentialite/scanner, immigrant family experiences, auto-immune disorders and body health, transitioning from employed to self-employed, intuition, digital detoxing, and more. by Jas Hothi — I ran the INF Club blog and podcast from 2018 to 2021. Find me at: jasraj.me, or my podcast at indiewriter.net/podcast
01:07:43
August 14, 2020
#21: What is an introvert, anyway? (solo)
A solo episode in I narrate, and adds commentary to, the first article I ever wrote for the INF Club blog: 'What is an introvert, anyway?' by Jas Hothi — I ran the INF Club blog and podcast from 2018 to 2021. Find me at: jasraj.me, or my podcast at indiewriter.net/podcast
28:41
August 07, 2020
#20: John Davis on having the courage to express himself
John C. Davis is an author, writer, speaker and musician based in South Florida. John spent much of his career as a music educator for middle and high schools. Now focused on writing, his newest book 'Accept Connect Heal: A Vision of Hope for Our World' is available on Amazon. Find John at: johncdavisauthor.com by Jas Hothi — I ran the INF Club blog and podcast from 2018 to 2021. Find me at: jasraj.me, or my podcast at indiewriter.net/podcast
01:10:15
July 24, 2020
#19: Amanda Linehan on productivity for INFPs
Amanda Linehan is the author of Productivity For INFPs. She is a fiction writer, indie author and INFP, and has published five novels, one non-fiction book, six short stories and two short story collections since 2012. Her short fiction has also been published in Every Day Fiction and in the Beach Life anthology published by Cat & Mouse Press. Find Amanda at: amandalinehan.com by Jas Hothi — I ran the INF Club blog and podcast from 2018 to 2021. Find me at: jasraj.me, or my podcast at indiewriter.net/podcast
57:34
July 17, 2020
#18: Godwin Chan on thriving as a digital introvert
Godwin has three years of experience in nonprofit organization management, event planning, and molecular biology and bioinformatics research. He's the host of the "Digital Introverts" podcast, a show where introverts share their success and failure stories and discuss how they thrive in the digital age. In addition, Godwin is writing his first book, titled “Digital Introverts: Why Today's Most Successful Individuals Harness Introversion to Thrive," which is expected to be published in April 2021. Find Godwin at: linktr.ee/godwinhschan by Jas Hothi — I ran the INF Club blog and podcast from 2018 to 2021. Find me at: jasraj.me, or my podcast at indiewriter.net/podcast
01:09:14
July 10, 2020
#17: Aisha White on marketing, communication & creative expression
Aisha White is an INFJ and native of the state of Georgia. A full-time digital marketer, she uses her downtime for creative expression through mediums that vary from writing and painting to producing videos online. She is fascinated by human interaction and finds inspiration in faith, films, art and lovely lyrics. Find Aisha at: whitehottact.com by Jas Hothi — I ran the INF Club blog and podcast from 2018 to 2021. Find me at: jasraj.me, or my podcast at indiewriter.net/podcast
01:05:04
July 03, 2020
#16: Self-care, part 2 (solo)
A solo episode in which I go through a list of tried-and-tested items you can implement into your self-care practice. This is the 2nd part of a 2-part show on the topic of 'self-care' for INFs, introverts and highly sensitive people (HSPs). by Jas Hothi — I ran the INF Club blog and podcast from 2018 to 2021. Find me at: jasraj.me, or my podcast at indiewriter.net/podcast
31:51
June 26, 2020
#15: Alli Stone on being an emotional and physical empath
Alli Stone lives in the Dallas suburbs with a lively bunch of humans and pets. She’s worked full-time in public education for nineteen years, with the gray hair and swollen heart to prove it. When she’s away from work, she’s busy transcribing her daydreams into stories so she can one day list her published novels in her biography. She consumes books like she does caffeine and blames her favorite authors for keeping her entertained with their books instead of writing her own. She loves rain, mysteries, and would make Cormoran Strike fancy her if he wasn’t so imaginary. by Jas Hothi — I ran the INF Club blog and podcast from 2018 to 2021. Find me at: jasraj.me, or my podcast at indiewriter.net/podcast
01:06:44
June 19, 2020
#14: Leslie McDaniel on using personality typing as a tool for growth
Leslie is a personal and professional development coach and personality type consultant. She coaches creative and ambitious people to tap the potential of their personality type for the purpose of living a meaningful and well-lived life. She's passionate about bringing greater self-awareness and understanding to the world by helping others view themselves through the lens of their personality type (Myers-Briggs® and Enneagram systems). Leslie is an INFJ personality type. Find Leslie at: lesliemcdaniel.com by Jas Hothi — I ran the INF Club blog and podcast from 2018 to 2021. Find me at: jasraj.me, or my podcast at indiewriter.net/podcast
59:21
June 12, 2020
Episode #13.
Episode 13 is standalone, and a little bit different. by Jas Hothi — I ran the INF Club blog and podcast from 2018 to 2021. Find me at: jasraj.me, or my podcast at indiewriter.net/podcast
01:39
June 05, 2020
#12: Self-care, part 1 (solo)
A solo episode in which I define what 'self-care' is, and why I feel it's so important for INFJs & INFPs, and all introverts and highly sensitive people (HSPs). by Jas Hothi — I ran the INF Club blog and podcast from 2018 to 2021. Find me at: jasraj.me, or my podcast at indiewriter.net/podcast
12:24
May 29, 2020
#11: Susan Strasser on teaching, the gig economy, therapy and addictions
Mark Twain said: “Write what you know.” Susan is a Blogger, Memoirist, and Bus Driver living in Frederick, MD. Don't worry, she doesn't blog while she's driving! In addition to her writing adventures, she juggles being a mother, wife, and friend. Keep your eyes peeled for the first volume of her memoir in 2021. Find Susan at: susanstrasser.wordpress.com by Jas Hothi — I ran the INF Club blog and podcast from 2018 to 2021. Find me at: jasraj.me, or my podcast at indiewriter.net/podcast
01:04:37
May 22, 2020
#10: Edmond Wright Jr. on using freestyle poetry as an emotional outlet
Edmond Wright Jr. is an INFJ poet creating freestyle poetry as an outlet for his emotions, for over 30 years online and offline. Currently, he is working on a dystopian story and as always, more poetry. Other than poetry, Edmond listens to music, analyzes human interactions, watches SpongBob Squarepants, and sadly responds using cheesy references. Find Edmond at: rawemotiondough.blog by Jas Hothi — I ran the INF Club blog and podcast from 2018 to 2021. Find me at: jasraj.me, or my podcast at indiewriter.net/podcast
56:26
May 15, 2020
#9: Bryanna Gary on designing her own education & starting a website for writers
Bryanna Gary is an aspiring editor in New York finishing up her wacky concentration in ‘The Concept of Otherness in Speculative Fiction’ at NYU Gallatin School of Individualized Study. Bryanna founded her websitre, Satyr Central, to be a fun space for writers and a place where writing seen less often in academia (for example: science fiction, fantasy, comedy, horror, weird poetry, etcetera) can be found. Bryanna loves writing, reading, and (when she has the energy!) talking someone’s ear off. Bryanna is an INFP. Find Bryanna at: theangrynoodle.com We talk about: daydreaming, the forward-thinking college Bryanna goes to where you design your own major, Bryanna’s website Satyr Central - a journal of “weird writing for the delightfully weird reader”, navigating friendships as an introvert & INFP, what Bryanna has found helpful when it’s come to addressing and improving her mental health, and more. by Jas Hothi — I ran the INF Club blog and podcast from 2018 to 2021. Find me at: jasraj.me, or my podcast at indiewriter.net/podcast
01:06:06
May 08, 2020
#8: Lydia Wilmsen on being a highly sensitive entrepreneur
Lydia Wilmsen is an Intuitive Success and Mindset Coach. She helps sensitive, intuitive entrepreneurs who have lost their mojo to recreate passion and purpose in business & life and massively increase their income and impact. Lydia is an independent, spiritual and down-to-earth business woman, who lives life on her terms. Her purpose is to help entrepreneurs and changemakers to achieve the same and succeed in life & business. And fulfill their mission on this planet. Lydia is an INFP, and this was my 2nd recorded conversation with her, after her guest appearance for the 2020 INF Summit. Find Lydia at: lydiawilmsen.com We talk about Lydia's interesting upbringing, the 'Shadow Self' and repressed emotions, money mindset, and more.  by Jas Hothi — I ran the INF Club blog and podcast from 2018 to 2021. Find me at: jasraj.me, or my podcast at indiewriter.net/podcast
01:07:22
May 01, 2020
#7: On building a healthy routine (solo)
A solo episode with podcast host Jas, in which he talks about building a healthy routine. by Jas Hothi — I ran the INF Club blog and podcast from 2018 to 2021. Find me at: jasraj.me, or my podcast at indiewriter.net/podcast
21:13
April 24, 2020
#6: A conversation with Rebekah Mallory
Rebekah is an INFJ, cult surviving writer. Having experienced mind control for most of her life, her upcoming memoir gives the reader a taste of what life was like being raised by Deaf parents in a doomsday cult. As a result of her upbringing, Rebekah tends to lean a bit on the dark side...unless her dogs are around. Find Rebekah at: rebekahmallory.com We talk about Eminem, INFJ & INFP characters on TV, growing up with Deaf parents, Star Wars… and much more. by Jas Hothi — I ran the INF Club blog and podcast from 2018 to 2021. Find me at: jasraj.me, or my podcast at indiewriter.net/podcast
50:45
April 19, 2020
#5: A conversation with Katherine Turner
Katherine is an author of contemporary romantic women's fiction that explores the power of love and human resilience in the wake of trauma and abuse. She grew up in foster care from the age of eight and is passionate about improving the world through literature, empathy, and understanding. She also uses her voice to blog about mental health, trauma, and ways we can be more compassionate as a society. Katherine lives in northern Virginia with her husband and two children. When she's not writing, she's likely reading or exploring nature with her family. Katherine is also an INFJ. Find Katherine at: kturnerwrites.com We talk about her writing, her wonderful new book, and lots more. by Jas Hothi — I ran the INF Club blog and podcast from 2018 to 2021. Find me at: jasraj.me, or my podcast at indiewriter.net/podcast
01:00:13
April 12, 2020
#4: March summary (solo)
In this episode, I give my summary for the month of March. by Jas Hothi — I ran the INF Club blog and podcast from 2018 to 2021. Find me at: jasraj.me, or my podcast at indiewriter.net/podcast
34:20
April 04, 2020
#3: A conversation with Gennaro Larucci
Gennaro is an INFJ from Villeneuve, Switzerland. We talk about Myers-Briggs and labels, moving to the other side of the world, performing on stage, going back to study later in life, and more. by Jas Hothi — I ran the INF Club blog and podcast from 2018 to 2021. Find me at: jasraj.me, or my podcast at indiewriter.net/podcast
52:05
March 28, 2020
#2: A conversation with Bryn Bonino
Bryn is an INFJ from Austin, Texas (USA). We talk about identity, travelling, making friends in a new city, quitting her job and changing careers, running a business as an INFJ, her daily routine, and more. Find Bryn at: brynbonino.com  by Jas Hothi — I ran the INF Club blog and podcast from 2018 to 2021. Find me at: jasraj.me, or my podcast at indiewriter.net/podcast
53:29
March 21, 2020
#1: An introduction to the podcast
In this episode, I introduce myself and my new podcast, for INFPs, INFJs and other creative introverts. by Jas Hothi — I ran the INF Club blog and podcast from 2018 to 2021. Find me at: jasraj.me, or my podcast at indiewriter.net/podcast
33:40
March 21, 2020