Category: focus

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…

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!

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…

Write; Lets get back to it!

The tinsel has gone and pine needles sticking less and less to my socks….It’s time for me to set my new writing goals! Whose going to join me? Plus a look at the tools I use to help me with planning! Lets do this!

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 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.

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.

That New Term feeling, on to the next mountain…

Do you have that new term feeling but not quite sure how to get back on track after a busy family Summer? Here are some tips to help.

How Photography can lead to creative joy

  Last week I dared myself to enter the BBC Countryfile photo competition, partly just to try but also to make me look for the unusual a little bit more when I’m taking my photographs every day. Whilst on that mission, it made me…