Category: Creative

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

Poetry Practice to help you Process

How poetry practice can help you process difficult times and emotions, whilst also helping you to relax, by using your creative skills and getting into the flow-state of mind.

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

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.

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!

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.

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!

Special places = Special writing

Tips on how to use the special places in your life as a way to create extra special writing…