It's never easy to take a break from creating, whether it's your full-time gig, side hustle, or just-for-the-joy-of-it personal project. Sometimes it really is necessary though, the only thing that will refresh our creative well and ensure we're taking care of our own needs, too.Read More
It can sometimes be incredibly difficult to open up about our creative hopes and dreams. However, we're often much happier to share our creativity in the online world than we are face to face.
We lie about our weekends; hide the blog we've been pouring our free time into; live in fear that our colleagues or old school friends will find our creative instagram account.
But what is it that makes us close up around the people we see every day, and how can we start to be more open about who we really are?Read More
Busy lives tend to make for less time in general, we have to squeeze our creativity into little pockets of spare time, or steal moments here and there in between packed schedules and stressful priorities.
With such little time to devote to creating, the need to actually achieve something can sometimes feel unbearably important, and can even overtake the original intended enjoyment.Read More
Get to grips with your inspiration in a tangible way by making a creative vision board. It's a tool for developing new ideas and getting clarity on your style, as well as helping you stay focused and intentional in your creativity.Read More
It is so natural to evolve and change in style - and in fact it can be pretty crucial in order to successfully grow as a creative. Sometimes - when we're just starting out, or if we hit a bit of a block - it can be difficult to find that evolution or direction naturally, and it becomes something we have to actively seek in order to move forwards.
Through confidence we can discover a greater sense of joy in making things; and possibly more than that - we can use that feeling to empower us in other areas of our lives. It helps to instil in us a sense of worthiness, of optimism, of tangible progress.Read More
Creating takes a huge amount of energy. Learning how to fuel up appropriately can make all the difference when it comes to making art on a regular basis. Small habits and lifestyle changes can even help creativity become a more natural part of your everyday.Read More
Six ways to challenge yourself creatively - learn to break free from a creative rut, work on staying inspired, and improve motivation.Read More
By taking a tiny proactive step each day, a creative project can slowly but steadily grow into reality. Assess your average daily routine and make time for small but productive steps towards towards your goal each day.Read More