Why I Do What I Do

It’s not every day I take a step back to look at the big why of what I do, but today I’ve been both inspired and challenged by the wonderful Kate Marolt over at Soul Wild Free to do exactly that. Kate wrote last week about why she does what she does and she has…
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What Holds You Back From Doing Your Best Work

You’re showing up. You’re trying as best you can. You’re making progress. You’re doing this thing, your art. And it’s wonderful. But something’s holding you back. And as hard as you try you can’t seem to shake it. You doubt yourself Sometimes it’s your own doubts. You don’t feel good enough. You don’t know if…
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Light Your Spark Registrations open today!

I’m very excited to announce that registrations open today for our popular Light Your Spark eCourse! Light Your Spark is a 21 day journey to believing in yourself, dreaming big and taking action with your creative work and it might just be the perfect next step in your creative journey. It’s a fully guided eCourse…
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Why You Need to Speak Your Creative Truth

Last week I received an email from a reader. He wrote to me asking for advice on what direction he should take with his writing. In particular, he was grappling with the idea of whether or not to write about a topic he had a real passion for yet was controversial. In essence, we was…
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How to See the Bigger Picture of Your Art

It’s so easy to get stuck in the detail. In the minutiae of the to do list, the daily rush, and the niggling pieces of the puzzle, how often do you step back to look at the bigger picture? I realised last week that we’re already over half way through the year. Six months goes…
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What Rural Village Life Taught Me About Creative Work

I’ve just returned home from Indonesia. My two weeks travelling there were wonderful, exhausting, eye opening and heart warming all at once. I witnessed the megacity that is Jakarta, the beautiful coral reefs of south Sulawesi, and the seaside town of Makassar. I saw many amazing things while travelling through Indonesia which will no doubt serve…
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How to Do What You’re Being Called to Do (today!)

Is there something you’ve been wanting to do for such a long time, yet the right time never seems to come around? Maybe you’ve been wanting to paint? Or design? Or write? Or visit a gallery? Or maybe you just want to drive to the ocean and swim? Whatever it is, you haven’t done it….
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