Be More Artist – How to Work Straight From The Heart

I suppose Art School is teaching me more than just art.  I’m surrounded by artists of different types, not just in the work that they produce but also in their approach to life. The course I’m doing – a foundation degree in art design and practice is...

What’s Stopping You….. From doing the stuff you really want to do?

12 months ago I sat staring blankly at the lecturer stood in front of me.  A lovely lady, knowledgeable both in the subject of art and in her ability to teach.  But why wasn’t I convinced in what she was saying to me? I was about 4 weeks into my foundation degree...

One Step To A More Positive You

Well Autumn has arrived and rather suddenly it feels that way.  One minute we seemed to have glorious sunshine and the next those beautiful misty mornings.  I rather like Autumn – at least until I get wet morning dog walks! With the change in weather has come...

Why Not Bring Able To Draw Shouldn’t Stop You Being An Artist

It must have been about this time last year. I’d met people who had done the creative art and design foundation degree course at my local college and assumed that it was full time and not really doable whilst running a successful coaching business. Then last year I...

What Do Life’s Milestones Mean To You?

We all talk about them.  Whether we’re about to turn 30, 40, 50 or more, these are significant numbers and a time when we think about how quickly life marches on.   Expressions like “life begins at 40”, or “50 is the new 40” have come about because we like to believe...

When Is A Good Time To Change Your Life?

It can be a struggle this one.  There are so many things in life to do, new things, new careers, new adventures, new jobs, weight loss…… and it’s never the right time. I found it hard changing from my nice sensible financial services job.  It felt secure, not in the...

Why Asking For Help Might Be The Best Thing You Ever Do

I recently wrote about not being afraid to say “no” and the time that can free up for you.  Asking for help is just as important. Considering evolution and the animal kingdom as a whole, animals often work in packs, hunting together to feed the whole...

Are You A Victim Of Your Own Kindness?

Whether you’re a parent, a partner an employee or an offspring, there’s always someone who needs help or support.  Our ability to care may be part of what makes us human, to provide help when it’s needed or simply just in our day to day nurturing of others. Think...

My Secret Ingredient For Great Goal Setting

Happy New Year It’s my job.  I work with goals.  Goals for individuals, goals for teams, goals to lose weight, goals to start and grow businesses.  My moto ” A goal is for ever not just for new year”   despite this I do always dutifully sit down over...

Merry Christmas and Thank You

A huge thank you to everyone who has supported me this year – and that may be for a simple post share, or as a client or for helping support my crowdfund campaign – or you may just quietly sit and read my blog. Well I wish you you all a very Happy...