The Empowered Creative

The Empowered Creative Podcast

The Empowered Creative is a podcast dedicated to helping multi-passionate, creative women find direction, live their purpose, slay insecurities and design a fulfilling life and business they love. If you're ready to invite self-compassion into your life and give yourself permission to follow your heart, then this podcast is for you. It´s all about opening up to words of encouragement when you need it most and busting the limiting beliefs that are holding you back or keeping you stuck. This Podcast will help you navigate through your self-doubt, and show you that the key to your success and well-being is within you. And with simple soul-supporting coaching tools you can learn to remove blocks that gets in the way of you achieving your goals. Your host Christina Greve is combining 20 years of experience in coaching with her journey in becoming a lifestyle photographer, educator and online entrepreneur. With her podcast she offers that safe and inspiring space, many creatives seek when starting out. More Info: www.christinagreve.com

Building WEALTH In 4 Steps
EP 23. Financial Freedom is a big dream for many creatives. But taking control over your money and building a secure future for yourself can seem overwhelming, intimidating and even impossible. Because, how do you start if no one never taught you how to handle money? In this episode I share my own money story and give you my personal 4-part system for growing your money and gaining financial freedom.  Christina Greve is a Lifestyle Photographer, Stylist, Empowerment Coach and Holistic therapist. She provide...

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REAL TALK About Confidence
EP 22. It's time to treat yourself with compassion! In this episode I talk about how you can build a healthy sense of confidence, overcome self-doubt and WIPEOUT negative thoughts.Christina Greve is a Lifestyle Photographer, Stylist, Empowerment Coach and Holistic therapist. She provides tools, education and inspiration designed to help multi-passionate women, artists and creative souls find direction, push through self-doubt + make a living doing what they LOVE. After a decade of working with psychology, C...

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How To Take Your Own Branding Photos
EP21. Personal branding has become more and more important over the last few years. Now more than ever, it's crucial to show up and show who you are. Why? Because by showing up, and posting self-portraits you are able to connect with your audience and potential clients on a deeper level. But, many creatives feel uncomfortable being in front of the camera. They prefer to show their work, not themselves. So in this episode I talk about how you can improve your branding strategy by doing your own brand photogr...


Feeling Confused About Your Creative Path?
EP20. Welcome to season 2! Do you feel confused about your creative path? Insecure about your next step? Maybe you find it hard to make a decision because you don't feel confident it is the right one? Confusion is super NORMAL. That includes confusion about what direction to take in life and business, what niche to choose, how to promote yourself the right way, how to grow your career and where to invest your time + effort. So what do you do when confusion overwhelms you, make you feel insecure and keep you...

Stop Hiding Your Light
EP19. In this episode of The Empowered Creative, Christina respond to a call from a woman asking; "How can I stop hiding my light? And how can I overcome the fear of putting myself out there?"Reach out to Christina if you got a question you would like to ask: [email protected] or connect with her on Instagram @christinagreve.Help spread the word about The Empowered Creative Podcast by sharing this episode on social media. Or by giving it a star rating + a review. Your support is deeply appreciated.To...

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5 Secrets to Beautiful Photos - What Nobody Tells You About Photography
EP18. What does it really take to capture beautiful magazine-worthy pictures? That's the question I will do my best to answer today. Of course, there's a lot of elements at play here, like having good light, a great composition, and a good subject, but in this episode, I want to talk about some of the elements that are not spoken much about in the photography industry. Let's called it the best-kept secrets to taking better photos. Christina Greve is a Lifestyle Photographer, Stylist, Empowerment Coach and H...

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Half-Year Check-Up; 16 Questions to Help You Re-Adjust, Re-Evaluate and Get Back On Track
EP17. SUMMER SPECIAL. In this episode I invite you to do a half-year check-up focusing on both LIFE and BUSINESS. I created these specific questions to help you be mindful of the way you live and to look at your life with open eyes. These questions are asked with love, and the intention is to guide you to stay on track with your life purpose.A dream life is rarely something that just magically appears. If you want to live your best life, you got to get out of your comfort zone and ask yourself some hard que...

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Busy Work VS Impactful Work
EP16: [Miniboost Episode] We all have the same amount of time each and every single day. What we do with that time is entirely up to us. If you want to up-level your business in a BIG and impactful way you have to be productive and deliberate with your time. There's no way around it. In this miniboost episode I talk about the difference between busy work and impactful work. Because knowing the difference has the power to dramatically change how you run your business and how much success you'll be able to ac...

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5 Things I Do In My Business Every Summer
EP15. In this episode I'm going to share 5 things I personally do in my business every Summer. For many creatives, Summer is the slow season, and it is tempting to let go of your regular business routines. But while the Summer often forces our goals and strategies to take a backseat, it might also prevent you from being in the driver's seat of your business going forward. This Summer you could choose to do things a little different to get ahead of the game, rather than just stay in the game. And while every...

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Self-Sabotaging Blindspots — Little Known Ways You're Blocking Your Own Success
EP14. This episode is all about discovering self sabotaging blindspots - little known ways creatives block their own success. Self-sabotage is any behaviour that gets in the way of you living your best life, achieving your goals, and reaching your full potential. To stop sabotaging yourself, you must first recognize when and how you're getting in your own way, so you can switch off these behaviours and live more freely in your life.Christina Greve is a Lifestyle Photographer, Stylist, Empowerment Coach and ...

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When Negative Thoughts Keep You Down
EP13: [Miniboost Episode] Miniboost episodes are words of encouragement to brighten your day. For more inspiration go to my website christinagreve.com and sign up for my exclusive resource library with mini-trainings on photography, creativity, mindset tools and tips on living your best life.Christina Greve is a Lifestyle Photographer, Stylist, Empowerment Coach and Holistic therapist. She provides tools, education and inspiration designed to help multi-passionate women, artists and creative souls find dire...

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Do You (Really) Need A Blog, Website & Portfolio to Succeed With Your Creative Business?
EP12. Do you still need a blog, a website and a professional portfolio to kick-start your creative business or succeed with the business you already have?This is something many creatives and aspiring entrepreneurs ask me about all the time; Is blogging still relevant? And if I want to take my passion and turn it into a freelance business do I really need a website? And do I need to have a portfolio, if I have a good presence on social media? Is it even necessary to have a website in 2019? After all, people´...

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The Importance of Being Yourself
EP11: [Miniboost Episode] Miniboost episodes are words of encouragement to brighten your day. Don't be afraid to stand out and be different from others. Stop trying to blend in, you are amazing just the way you are!For more inspiration go to my website christinagreve.com and sign up for my exclusive resource library with mini-trainings on photography, creativity, mindset tools and tips on living your best life.Christina Greve is a Lifestyle Photographer, Stylist, Empowerment Coach and Holistic therapist. Sh...

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Crush Your Lack of Motivation and Get Stuff Done
EP10: Miniboost episodes are words of encouragement to brighten your day. In this episode I'm talking about motivation. Do you have days when you just can’t summon any enthusiasm? Are you sabotaging your goals by not taking action? Then it´s time to crush your lack of motivation and regain your focus. Here’s why this is important: when you self-sabotage with procrastination, you are ultimately not allowing yourself to be successful. Christina Greve is a Lifestyle Photographer, Stylist, Empowerment Coach and...

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Instagram Algorithm. Facts You Need To Know
EP09. Are your posts getting a bad reach on Instagram? Are fewer and fewer people seeing your content? Do wonder why no one is engaging with you? And do you blame the algorithm? If the algorithm freaks you out, I get it. Many creatives are worried about the algorithm, not really sure how it works or why they see a drop in engagement. So if you´re tired of not knowing where the algorithm gossip ends and the truth begins, this episode is for you. Today, I`m diving into some of the most popular negative belief...

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4 Questions To Ask Yourself When You're Stuck
EP08: MiniBoost Episode. Words of encouragement to brighten your day. SHOW NOTES// SUBSCRIBE TO MY INNER CRICLE▸Subscribe: http://christinagreve.com/inner-circle///CONNECT WITH ME▸Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/christinagreve▸Website: www.christinagreve.com▸Email: [email protected]

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Finding Consistency In Photography: 7 Guidelines For Developing Your Personal Photography Style
EP07. When you are new to photography, it's normal to feel that finding a personal style is a mystery – that it´s something unreachable. You might even think that a personal style is only for those professional photographers who have “made it” and already have a thriving career. And while it is true that finding a personal style is something that takes time to develop, you can certainly speed up the process if you know what to do to get there. In this episode, I talk about finding a personal style in relati...

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If You Want To Fly, Give Up Taking Yourself Down
EP06: MiniBoost sessions are small sparks of wisdom, powerful insights to help you focus, gain clarity, connect inward, and build lasting self-love.Do you sometimes feel stuck, frustrated or like things aren't moving forward the way you want them to? If so, you're not alone. Feeling like this is super normal. The question is how do you deal with it. Because, how you deal with feeling stuck, insecure or overwhelmed will determine your ability to feel confident and connected with yourself.You can take yoursel...

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8 Things I Wish I Knew When I Started Photography | Part Two
EP05. When I started my photography career I made the jump from hobby photographer to fulltime photographer within a year. After working with psychology and running a successful coaching business for more than a decade, this was a scary decision to make back then. But at the same time, I had this artistic side in me that felt somehow neglected. When I finally got my first camera something inside of me instantly clicked and I was hooked and the urge to pursue photography became so consuming I couldn´t ignore...

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8 Things I Wish I Knew When I Started Photography | Part One
EP04. When I started my photography career I made the jump from hobby photographer to fulltime photographer within a year. After working with psychology and running a successful coaching business for more than a decade, this was a scary decision to make back then. But at the same time, I had this artistic side in me that felt somehow neglected. When I finally got my first camera something inside of me instantly clicked and I was hooked and the urge to pursue photography became so consuming I couldn´t ignore...

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How To Feel Confident Promoting Yourself On Social Media
EP03. In this episode, my goal is to shine some light on why creatives often fear self-promotion, and why overcoming this fear is an important key to your success. Because let´s be honest, you started a business NOT to make a charity but to actually make money, right. And to grow your business you need to show up, show who you are, and talk about what you offer.But what do you do if you struggle with the fear of self-promotion? Is it possible to overcome this fear? YES, it´s possible even for the most intro...

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Want Your Creative Business to Grow in 2019? Here's What You Need to Stop Doing!
EP02. In this episode, we talk about how to become empowered by clearing out some emotional and mental habits that so many creatives struggle with. By decluttering unhealthy beliefs and negative thinking patterns you can begin to create the life you choose, desire, and deserve. It´s all about being mindful of what´s blocking your growth and drains your energy.We explore exactly what it is that you need to stop doing to actually grow your creative business. You see growth isn't always about what you need to ...

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Make 2019 Your Best Year Ever, With A Goal-Setting Framework That Actually Works
EP01. Have you ever had the best intentions to go after a goal – a goal that you really wanted to achieve, only to let yourself down? Maybe you neglected your goal because life got busy and you got caught up in the daily grind. Or maybe reaching that goal was harder than you imagined so you gave up along the way. Or maybe you felt lack of motivation, lack of support from your surroundings, or lack of trust – trust that you actually had it in you to make it happen?It´s easy to feel like a failure when you pr...

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