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A New Adventure Begins: On a Sail Boat! (Sailing Day Dream Ep. 1)

We’ve officially set off on a new adventure, on a sail boat! (If you're wondering what led us to this point, you can get the full story here). The short story is, in early 2017 we sold everything (our home, studio, furniture… everything) and bought a boat! Join us in the first episode of Sailing Day Dream and have a laugh as we sort out our dingy, get Lacey-Jane (our [...]

By | June 19th, 2017|Sailing Day Dream|2 Comments

We sold everything & bought a sail boat!

Well, a lot has changed in my world since I wrote to you last. Yes, you read the subject of this email right, we have sold everything (house, art studio, furniture... everything) and bought a sail boat! But before I get into the juicy topic of how, when and where, I thought I'd fill in the blanks a little and let you know why. I've been getting more and more [...]

By | June 6th, 2017|Travel & Adventures|14 Comments

5 Signs You Should Take a Creative Retreat Now

Today, let's explore 5 signs you need a creative retreat. Now, when I'm talking about a creative retreat, I'm not necessarily suggesting that you take a week off and you leave your family and fly to Bali and have a complete break, (by all means, do that if you can!) but if you can't, then you can make a creative retreat last for anything from half an hour to a [...]

By | November 27th, 2016|Creativity, Inspiration|0 Comments

How to Begin a Creative Project When You’re Afraid of Failure

Hey, Creative Heart! Today, let's talk about how to begin a creative project when you might be feeling afraid of failure. Content 2 Like to listen instead? Press play below: Video Transcript: How to Begin a Creative Project When You’re Afraid of Failure We all know the feeling, right? We've got this desire in our heart; we want to write a book; we want to paint a [...]

By | November 20th, 2016|Creativity, Inspiration|1 Comment

5 of the Best Life-Changing Writing Books

Whether you're writing for business or you're writing for pleasure, there's a lot to be said for finding tips about how to write well. In this week’s video I want to share with you five of my all-time favourite, live changing writing books. Content 2 Like to listen instead? Press play below: Video Transcript: 5 of the Best Life-Changing Writing Books The first two writing books I [...]

By | November 6th, 2016|Creativity, Inspiration|0 Comments

Paint Your Own Wisdom Cards

I always find beautiful, rewarding things happen when I spend time creating. I find it nourishes my soul.  Nourishing in a way that watching TV or a movie can't possibly compare to. I've found painting and creating are tangible ways to calm my mind, tune into my heart and follow my bliss. They're a form of meditation, you could say. I encourage you to have a go at the fun [...]

By | October 28th, 2016|Art, Creativity, Flourish with Painting & Creativity|0 Comments

Come on an Outdoor Painting Adventure!

Today, I've got something extra special planned for us. I'm inviting you to come on an Outdoor Painting Adventure. But first, a story. Yesterday I went for a walk with a new friend here in Tamworth. She was sharing about the work she's done with children on holiday camps, how she's taken them out on hikes and found many children from cities have never hiked, or really spent any time [...]

By | October 26th, 2016|Art, Creativity, Flourish with Painting & Creativity|0 Comments

How to Get Creative Projects Done

Hey Creative Heart! Today, let's talk about how to get creative projects done. If you've got something you want to birth into the world, let's break it down into the steps I've found are very useful when it comes to circumventing procrastination and overriding resistance. Content 2 Like to listen instead? Press play below: Video Transcript: How to Get Creative Projects Done In this video, I wanted [...]

By | October 23rd, 2016|Creativity, Inspiration|0 Comments

The Biggest Money Blocks for Creative Hearts (& How to Clear Them!) with Denise Duffield-Thomas

I'm thrilled to be chatting with my good friend Denise Duffield-Thomas today about a something we don't discuss much here, and yet it's something that strongly affects our creative lives, and that is, money. When we're not feeling safe financially, it's difficult to invest in the things we need to in order to birth creative projects into the world. You may desire to pay an editor to go over your [...]

Common Overthinking Mistake of Creatives

Today, let's talk about a common overthinking mistake of creatives. Is overthinking something you identify with? I know for me there are times when I catch myself going, "You know what? I've done enough thinking about this, now it's time to see what actually happens." Content 2 Like to listen instead? Press play below: Video Transcript: Common Overthinking Mistake of Creatives That really is the overthinking mistake [...]

By | October 16th, 2016|Creativity, Inspiration|2 Comments