Are You Ashamed To Be Creative?

Are You Ashamed To Be Creative?

As I stood at the coffee shop, waiting for my coffee, tears started to run down my face. I’d been uptight all morning. Life had been so busy. I work part-time in my day job but the work felt like it didn’t fit into my three day week arrangement. I was also supporting...

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Stuck? At a crossroads? Emotional Pain? Try Journaling

Stuck? At a crossroads? Emotional Pain? Try Journaling

Are you at a crossroads, unsure which way to turn and going nowhere fast? Are you in emotional pain? Do you need to process something but don’t want to talk to other people about it? Journaling can be a fantastic way to process your thoughts, examine your fears and...

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Is Fear Stopping You From Releasing Your Work?

Is Fear Stopping You From Releasing Your Work?

How do you know when a piece of work is finished? When should you make it public? Do you have to make everything public? I wrote this blog because we have a tendency to hoard our work. It is hard to release and let people pass their opinions on it. What if they like...

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It’s OK To Create

It’s OK To Create

The world has changed a lot in the last few days hasn’t it? In the UK, everyone who can is working at home. We are being told not to go out and socialise. Pubs, restaurants and shops are closing. Today is the last day of school until God knows when. I had to be in...

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How To Focus And Shut Out Distractions

How To Focus And Shut Out Distractions

You want to get on with your creative work but your family are going crazy around you. Your phone seems to rule your life. You’ve just read yet another blog which is telling you that you’re doing it all wrong and you must buy a course now for instant success. If your...

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Should You Give Up Your Day Job To Make More Art?

Should You Give Up Your Day Job To Make More Art?

Wouldn’t it be wonderful if you didn’t have to work? You could spend all day writing or painting. And you’d have time to do the marketing stuff so that you could actually sell your art. You wouldn’t have to cram your creative work into tiny time slots that have to fit...

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