Category: challenges

Trust in your talent or ‘to be’ talent…

Why it’s important to trust in your talents and really believe them to be true….polish that rough diamond within yourself, and give yourself the opportunity to shine.

Summer Solstice reflections and setting new intentions

As we nudge passed the Summer Solstice point of the year, it’s a great time to reflect on our achievements and celebrate how far we’ve come, even more so in these challenging times. You can then use this knowledge to look forwards, set new intentions, dream big and make the most of the rest of the year…

5 days to the end of Chemo….and other interesting numbers!

I’m nearly at the end of chemo and on one insomnia fuelled night I worked out all the medical statistics around treatment! It’s a mountain of numbers and care, for which I’ll be forever grateful…x

Chatting to Suzy Walker, Editor of Psychologies Magazine about why creative activities are so good for you in these uncertain times

Today I had the huge privilege of speaking to the brilliant Suzy Walker, Editor of Psychologies magazine about all aspects of creativity and its benefits via a live video on their Facebook page and group. Here you will find the link to the chat and also many links to useful previous posts to help you get started on your own creative journey during this unprecedented time

Mindset over matter – choose how you respond to life’s challenges…

This week I’m talking about how you don’t have to let past traumatic events define you, it’s all how about how you choose to respond and how this can also relate to taking the leap to start a new creative hobby, it’s all mindset over matter!

What’s the occasion? How to make the most of it!

How different occasions can give you a new creative direction and help you think up some great new ideas and designs…

The results are in….

And it’s good news…an update on my chemo journey so far…

Reflecting on 2019 – What ‘firsts’ are you celebrating this year?

Find out how reflecting on and celebrating your ‘firsts’ this year can help to drive you forward with confidence into 2020.

Making the most of ‘normal’ life to kick-start your creative dream

Never underestimate the power of normality to kick-start your creative dreams. This is all about making the most of your passion, health, time, freedom and your support team to get cracking on your creative goals!

Heading into un-chartered waters…

A look in on what’s being going on over the last 7 weeks including lots of health tests and a diagnosis I’m facing tomorrow; this is to help others going through anything similar, and how I’ve gotten through these limbo weeks…