Category: families

Shaking the restlessness; ready, set, go for it!

Diving into that familiar restlessness of September and planning the new routine dream as the children go back to school and we all try and work out how we navigate all the new rules and find some creative calm in it all!

How childhood experiences can shape your future creative self

Taking a good look at how your childhood helps to shape your creative journey and applying that lesson to our own children and families…it’s time to have some Summer adventures! Plus there’s another creative challenge in here for you, this week all about animals and pets!

Permission to play, with newspaper, teabags and possibly a feather

A key skill of any creative is to be resourceful, especially when right now buying art materials may not be at the top of your list. Instead release your inner artist by using anything and everything you can find around the house to create truly unique pieces of art. You have full permission to play and experiment, it’s going to be fun!

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!

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!

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…

Can fear spark a deeper level of creativity?

When faced with periods of uncertainty, do you stand still, forge through it, or might it be healthier to pause and take a closer look at what’s going on and perhaps take your creative talents to a higher level? This week I dig deeper into fears and learn quite a lot about myself in the process.