The Artist’s Date

Boost your creativity by taking a time out Read on or watch the video! https://youtu.be/E9SbYGvoZjw Why do I get my best ideas when I’m in the shower? Albert Einstein Even one of the greatest thinkers ever to have lived didn’t know why his mind did great work when he wasn’t actively thinking. The Artist’s Date… Continue reading The Artist’s Date

The SECRETS of MORNING PAGES!

Notes from the unconscious – and what to do about them… Read on, or watch the video! https://youtu.be/-RzWlWCDtAw In her book The Artist’s Way, Julia Cameron says it’s okay for morning pages to be repetitive and self-indulgent. I’ve noticed that I do tend to write the same things down over and over again. Things are… Continue reading The SECRETS of MORNING PAGES!

Procrastination – how to stop procrastinating and get work done!

Read on, or watch the video! https://youtu.be/hTpIbRypNgY The word procrastination comes from the Latin “pro crastinus”. Rather than the name of some positive gladiator, this means “forward” or “of tomorrow”. So, to procrastinate is to delay. To put things off. Until tomorrow, next week. Any time but now. We all do it. And while this… Continue reading Procrastination – how to stop procrastinating and get work done!

Expressive writing …the reasons why, and the benefits

Read on, or watch the video! https://youtu.be/f1ggZkpf_NM With our busy lives, and all the associated stresses and strains, taking the time to sit, examine our thoughts and feelings, and then write about them, can seem like an unjustifiable luxury. It can also feel a bit scary.But writing things down has proven therapeutic benefits. Talking is… Continue reading Expressive writing …the reasons why, and the benefits

Daily Journaling – the Evening Check-in ✍️

A useful companion to morning pages Read on, or watch the video! https://youtu.be/2s3NGiWkL_Q Today I want to talk to you about the evening check-in. What’s the evening check-in? Well it’s a similar but very different companion to morning pages. At its simplest, the evening check-in is a reflection on the day. While your morning pages… Continue reading Daily Journaling – the Evening Check-in ✍️

MORNING PAGES! My experience and the benefits…

Morning pages is a concept from Julia Cameron’s book The Artist’s Way. Writing morning pages has many benefits, but some people don’t find it easy, so I thought I’d share my journey with morning pages, my technique, how I lay out my notebook – why I use four pages instead of three! – and how I… Continue reading MORNING PAGES! My experience and the benefits…

How to take a DIGITAL DETOX – my 3 tips! 😌

With all our digital devices and constant connectivity, we’re inundated with information every day: email, messages, meetings on Zoom or Teams, social media notifications and scary news about the end of the world. We haven’t evolved to deal with this amount of information. And that’s why taking a break from it all is increasingly popular.… Continue reading How to take a DIGITAL DETOX – my 3 tips! 😌