Category: creative business

Surviving working in lock-down…with a house full!

A light-hearted look at life in lock-down with a house full when you are trying to get your work done! It’s not easy is it? But we are all in the same boat and we can get through this together, here are some tips for a calmer working week!

How to motivate yourself back into creative action, with a little kindness…

I know that some people are finding it really hard to motivate themselves in their creative work, so in the week of mental health awareness, I think we need to practice some kindness to ourselves, others and access the wonderful creative support out there at the moment. Hopefully it will give you the boost that you need…

Practice makes progress, how to let go of perfection

How to ditch the burden of perfectionism and instead go with practice for progress – the vital ingredient to keep you moving along and enjoying the process

Connecting with shared conversations

Ever thought about starting your own podcast? Shared conversations have never been more important to keep connected. Read how the Two Northern Lasses got started and see if this could be the creative outlet for you.

The difference between physical and creative hobbies and do you feel guilty or not-guilty?

This week I’m delving deep into how we perceive and feel about different hobbies and what type we’d choose if we absolutely had to! It’s an interesting conversation…

The ability to learn is our super-power – my favourites of 2019!

A look back at all the sources of inspiration for me this year to see if they could help support you on your creative journey too.

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.

When plates are spinning, you can’t always be an octopus

Sometimes all you can do is try your best and ride the waves of life…..I never was great on boats though so this week I’m seeking calmer waters…

Why accountability is key to personal growth

Accountability is no longer a dirty word, it can help you grow your business, increase your skills and confidence and help you to truly value your work. Here I explain how…

Can planning free up more space for your ideas?

Getting all my pine cones in a row for Autumn! Discovering how adding in a little more planning to how you work can really help free up the time to do the creative work you love.