Category: writing life

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!

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

Lessons from lock-down, creating a Self-Care SOS List!

As I’ve been doing lock-down a while now, I just thought I’d share what’s getting me through it, it’s my own Self-care SOS list!

5 days to the end of Chemo….and other interesting numbers!

I’m nearly at the end of chemo and on one insomnia fuelled night I worked out all the medical statistics around treatment! It’s a mountain of numbers and care, for which I’ll be forever grateful…x

Cherish those home comforts…

Writing about home comforts as we all hunker down to beat this virus. Staying at home isn’t all bad, it can be our sanctuary…and we simply need to do this!

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.

Heading into un-chartered waters…

A look in on what’s being going on over the last 7 weeks including lots of health tests and a diagnosis I’m facing tomorrow; this is to help others going through anything similar, and how I’ve gotten through these limbo weeks…

Special places = Special writing

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

Creating a Vision Board to keep sight of what you want

How creating a vision board can really help define your goals, plus it’s a lot of fun too!

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.