Posts tagged intentional living
HOW TO USE REFLECTION AS A WEEKLY PLANNING TOOL.

When it comes to planning for a creative project - whether that's working towards a specific goal or more simply setting aside that time to hone your craft - putting in place a very strict structure can sometimes work against you.

It can leave you feeling stifled and frustrated, send you off course without realising and even deepen an impending period of creative block.

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SEEKING BALANCE ONLINE.

Is it possible to find a balance between living your life (and living it honestly) and sharing it online?

Maybe it's just the season, but it seems as though there's been a bit of a shift in the mood on instagram lately. A bit of reluctance, a bit of resistance - a push against the way it rewards us for consistency of engagement alone. Maybe we're tired of the formulas, tired of the quantity over quality mindset - I know I am.

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WHY A CHANGE IS (NEARLY) AS GOOD AS A REST.

It's not always easy to tell if we need a break. With all the guilt and doubt that often surrounds taking time away from our creative passions or creative businesses, it's hardly surprising that the issue of time off is one that often feels a little loaded. Sometimes, or course, we simply can't take a break. We have income to make, clients to serve, deadlines (self imposed or otherwise) to meet.

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WHY A NO SPEND MONTH CAN BOOST YOUR CREATIVE FOCUS.

How is your relationship with money? Mine isn’t terrible, but a recent (and very overdue) catch up with my accounts made me cringe a little at all of the unnecessary, meaningless purchases I make in a month. When you couple that with a growing passion for minimalism (which I define as: living more simply, being more intentional with my belongings, surrounding myself with more of the things I love), I decided it could be a good opportunity to reset…

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