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Keeping Connected in tough times

This week it’s all about self-preparation as we head into further lock-down. What self care techniques can you use to feel better and get through this? Who can you connect with to serve our human need to belong to a tribe? Lots of tips to make sure we all get through this together, with passion and purpose…living life to the full.

Listen for the whispers…

Inspired by Oprah’s podcast on ‘life first speaks to you in a whisper’, I’ve been examining all those little nudges and sometimes more from the universe that are the tell-tale signs we could listen to, to help guide us in the right direction

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!

Go with the energy you have; it may just surprise you…

How listening to your gut and assessing your energy each day can really help you focus on the best task for that day…..don’t be a slave to your to do list, instead make it work for you.

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…

The magic power of visualisation…why now is the time to set those dreams free

Visualisation can be a powerful tool in planning the life that you really want…and if ever there is a time to press re-set, it’s now, give yourself permission to really go for it…

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…

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