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"Trust Me, I Was Almost a Doctor" is an advice show where I share and respond to anonymous secrets shared with me on Instagram. I'll be covering topics such as building your social media audience, copying in the art and maker world, sexuality, mental health, and more! If you would like to share YOUR secret, follow along with me on Instagram, @hopebroidery, where each Sunday I share and respond to secrets within my stories.

"Trust Me, I Was Almost a Doctor" is an advice show where I share and respond to anonymous secrets shared with me on Instagram. I'll be covering topics such as building your social media audience, copying in the art and maker world, sexuality, mental health, and more! If you would like to share YOUR secret, follow along with me on Instagram, @hopebroidery, where each Sunday I share and respond to secrets within my stories.
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United States

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"Trust Me, I Was Almost a Doctor" is an advice show where I share and respond to anonymous secrets shared with me on Instagram. I'll be covering topics such as building your social media audience, copying in the art and maker world, sexuality, mental health, and more! If you would like to share YOUR secret, follow along with me on Instagram, @hopebroidery, where each Sunday I share and respond to secrets within my stories.

Language:

English

Contact:

2513594366


Episodes

Pricing Your Work 101

2/25/2019
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In this episode I'll delve into the question of what our work is "worth," i.e., how much should we be charging for our art? I go over a few important things to consider when pricing your work, including supplies, time, and training, and talk about how you can support an artist when their work is out of your price range. At the end of this episode I recommend two Instagram accounts, @merriweatherc and @justacard, as a place for you to further delve into this topic. Music for this podcast...

Duration:00:14:14

Are you a total fraud, or is it just imposter syndrome?

2/18/2019
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Are you a "high achiever" who feels like a total fraud? Maybe you feel like you didn't deserve the A on that test, maybe you don't feel like you didn't deserve that promotion, maybe you feel like your art isn't worth the attention it's getting. Maybe you're a fraud; but maybe, just MAYBE, you're experiencing a phenomenon known as "imposter syndrome." In this episode, I tell you what imposter syndrome is and what we can do about it. Download the imposter syndrome self-assessment mentioned in...

Duration:00:10:37

Self Care on a Budget

2/4/2019
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What do you do when you're in need of some serious self care, but you don't have any money to spend on fancy face masks and massages? I asked you all to help me out - and you came through with five categories of things we can do to take care of ourselves that cost almost no money whatsoever! If you would like to participate in the podcast, you can share a secret within my stories each Sunday on Instagram, @hopebroidery. You can also share a secret by leaving an anonymous voice mail at...

Duration:00:15:48

Crushes 101

1/28/2019
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One of the most popular secret types that gets shared with me on a weekly basis are crushes, and y'all, they are called crushes for a reason! I am sure we will cover crushes in more detail as the weeks go by, but consider this your 101 course in crushes, whether your crush is an appropriate one to have or not! If you would like to participate in the podcast, you can share a secret within my stories each Sunday on Instagram, @hopebroidery. You can also share a secret by leaving an anonymous...

Duration:00:11:41

Is the Instagram algorithm out to get you?

1/21/2019
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In this episode I explore whether the Instagram algorithm is out to get you (and/or your small business). If you would like to participate in the podcast, you can share a secret within my stories each Sunday on Instagram, @hopebroidery. You can also share a secret by leaving an anonymous voice mail at 1-929-450-HOPE (1-929-450-4673). Music for today's episode is provided by Ikson.

Duration:00:20:30

Anxiety Essentials

1/14/2019
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This episode is for anybody feeling anxious - about an upcoming exam, job interview, end-of-vacation-blues, whatever. If you're feeling anxious, listen to this introduction to the purpose of anxiety, the physiological reactions we have while we're feeling anxious, how anxiety can actually HELP us, and a few techniques for combatting anxiety when it gets a little too powerful for us to handle. If you would like to participate in the podcast, you can share a secret within my stories each...

Duration:00:14:39

Anger is a normal and useful emotion. Stop trying to "manage" it.

1/7/2019
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If you find yourself feeling angry a lot, you're not alone. But why do we get angry, and what can we do about it? If you would like to participate in the podcast, you can share a secret within my stories each Sunday on Instagram, @hopebroidery. You can also share a secret by leaving an anonymous voice mail at 1-929-450-HOPE (1-929-450-4673). Music for today's episode is provided by Ikson.

Duration:00:13:34

Instagram Etiquette 101 for Makers, Artists, and Content Creators

12/31/2018
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In this episode, I discuss my most essential piece of etiquette advice when it comes to social media use for makers, artists, and content creators. If you would like to participate in the podcast, you can share a secret within my stories each Sunday on Instagram, @hopebroidery. You can also share a secret by leaving an anonymous voice mail at 1-929-450-HOPE (1-929-450-4673). Music for today's episode is provided by Ikson.

Duration:00:20:02

Are you a good listener? Maybe, maybe not.

12/24/2018
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In this episode, I tell you a few tips and tricks for showing those you care about that you hear them. And, guess what? These skills can help you feel heard, too. If you would like to participate in the podcast, you can share a secret within my stories each Sunday on Instagram, @hopebroidery. You can also share a secret by leaving an anonymous voice mail at 1-929-450-HOPE (1-929-450-4673). Music for today's episode is provided by Ikson.

Duration:00:19:42

There's a nasty voice inside your head that tells you, "you suck." Where does that voice come from, anyway?

12/17/2018
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A lot of us have a voice inside our head telling us something like, "you're annoying, you're bad, you can't do anything right," but where does that voice come from, anyway? And why is it so hard to get rid of it? In this episode, I talk about where that voice might come from - because recognizing this bad voice's origin is the first step in changing all of that negative self-talk that keeps us from reaching our potential. If you would like to participate in the podcast, you can share a...

Duration:00:21:53

Your friends suck and you need new ones. Now what?

12/10/2018
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In this episode, I respond to a secret about friendship. I talk about the way movies and television portray friendships, which is is kind of counterproductive when it comes to actual friendships in the actual world. I also consider what it means when you realize your friends may no longer be a great fit. If you would like to participate, you can share a secret within my stories each Sunday on Instagram, @hopebroidery. You can also share a secret by leaving an anonymous voice mail at...

Duration:00:15:50

Who am I to have an advice show?! And, my best advice for people trying to grow their Instagram audience!

12/10/2018
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In this episode, I discuss just who the heck I think I am to have an advice show, anyway. I also talk about one of the very first secrets shared with me, all about the anxiety of growing your Instagram audience. I spend a lot of my time in Instagram every day, and I've had some success; this is probably why people talk to me about this particular anxiety on a fairly frequent basis! I share my best tip for growing your audience and give you a pep talk about why Instagram vanity metrics are...

Duration:00:27:14

Trailer: What the heck is this all about?

11/28/2018
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"Trust Me, I Was Almost a Doctor" is an advice show where I share and respond to anonymous secrets shared with me on Instagram. I'll be covering topics such as building your social media audience, copying in the art and maker world, sexuality, mental health, and more! If you would like to share YOUR secret, follow along with me on Instagram, @hopebroidery, where each Sunday I share and respond to secrets within my stories. The music for this episode is provided by Ikson.

Duration:00:01:09