Category: new challenge

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!

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…

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…

How having an adventurous spirit and ‘can do’ attitude opens up your world to endless opportunities

Chatting to the lovely Lesley Ellis as she launches her new podcast – The Midlife Manifesto, all about how she’s got to this point, why she’s launching a podcast and what has inspired her growing up. She’s one of the most adventurous people I know and so it’s an interesting and valuable conversation…