Self care strategies for creatives.

Self Care for Creatives

In 2017 Entertainment Assist conducted a study into the mental health of entertainment industry workers in Australia and the results were pretty horrifying.  The rate of suicide was more than double that of the general population.  Experiencing moderate to severe anxiety was more than 10 times more likely with a 5 times increase in the […]

Three creatives who will inspire you.

3 Visionary Creatives to Inspire You

Recently, I ran my Creative Visioning Workshop again.  It always blows me away how profound this work around vision clarity is.   It really is like magic when it comes to creating a business and a life you feel deeply passionate about and fulfilled by. I could regale you with stories of how vision has weaved […]

3 steps to finding your creative niche

3 steps to finding your niche

If you’re not really sure about what your niche is, here are three steps that might help you work them out. 1.Vision I’m always coming back to vision clarity because for me it is the number one most important thing to have under wraps. Usually, when you’re crystal clear about the vision for your life and […]

Creative Vision and The Dixie Chicks

Tonight was movie night with my book club (I know “book club”, rock and roll).  5 of us kicked back in our PJs with Maltesers and popcorn  and watched The Dixie Chicks documentary “Shut Up and Sing”.  The documentary (and the sugar high from the maltesers) really got me thinking about just how important it […]

The 20 Minute Annual Review

2017 is coming to a close and 2018 is lurking on the horizon, full of promise, new ideas and potential. The new year is a brilliant time to get stuck into some strategic planning, masterminding and reassessing. Before you move the goal posts, it’s time to acknowledge the goals you kicked this year. Constant goal […]

2 Reasons Why You Have to Keep on Creating No Matter What

This has really been one of my hardest learned lessons after a lifetime working in the creative industries. As artists we can feel really shitty about ourselves and work when it’s not flying off the shelves, packing out theatres or revered by oceans of raving fans. This is amplified if we’re spending a certain amount of time comparing ourselves […]

5 Tips for Mid Career Creatives

One of the most common types of clients that I have walk in my door are people who are mid-career.  They’ve been in the creative industries for a long while but have hit a fork in the road, a block, or a turning point. Perhaps the creative passion that filled them up 10 years ago […]

The Three Minute Journal

This simple 3 minute journaling exercise is perfect for getting your flow on so there no excuse to not give it a go.  20 minutes a week and you’ll be firing on all creative cannons. Step 1 Get a pen and paper, a journal or sketch book with a favourite pen is great but the […]

You, Arty Activities & The Silly Season

Not only is the holiday season a perfect time to leverage for your own creative work it’s also a great time to get out there and enjoy the arts yourself with your friends and family. Whether it’s by getting on down to any of the multitudes of artisan markets, buying handmade Chrissy presents, checking out […]