Creativity, Fear, and the Art of Letting Go

Nicole Venglovicova
4 min readNov 21, 2023

In my recent podcast episode, I embarked on an exploratory journey into the heart of creativity and manifestation, a realm where fear, ambition, and the human condition intertwine in fascinating ways. This conversation was not just a dialogue but a revelation of the delicate balance that exists within the creative process. My guest was the founder of Awakening 101 Pernilla Burke.

Embracing the Power of Letting Go

I opened the discussion with a personal reflection on manifestation and the paradox of letting go. I’ve always found it intriguing how the more we chase a dream, the more elusive it becomes. Sharing stories from my own life, I illustrated how releasing my grip on specific outcomes often led to unexpected and fulfilling opportunities. This approach isn’t about passivity; it’s about setting intentions and then allowing life to unfold, trusting in the universe’s grand design.

Confronting My Fears and Worries

A significant part of our conversation delved into the emotions of fear and worry. As a content creator, I’ve often grappled with these feelings. I discussed how these emotions, while typically viewed negatively, are actually vital to our survival. In today’s world, these primal instincts manifest in our anxieties about our careers and creative paths. My takeaway from this? Recognize and understand these fears, using them as guides rather than barriers.

The Uncertainty of the Creative Path

As a freelancer and content creator, uncertainty is a constant. I shared the unique challenges of this lifestyle, where the next project or job isn’t always in sight. This uncertainty, though intimidating, can also be a powerful motivator for growth and creativity. It forces us to be adaptable, learn new skills, and explore uncharted…



Nicole Venglovicova

Content creator, Youtuber and business owner based in London.