Uncover your creative monsters: a first step towards overcoming your creative blocks

Old door opening onto forest

Dear fellow artist, courageous creative soul,
I hear you say you “self-sabotage” over and over again.
I’d like to challenge this thought.

Can art really change the world?

The first few strokes were clumsy, the sound not quite connected. My fingers timidly attempted to find their place on the neck of my instrument, only too aware of the reverence of the moment. As the sound started resonating against my chest and in the room around me, I remember feeling something that felt out […]

Episode 4: Finding your voice through writing with Huma Qureshi

Mug and notebooks on bed

Huma Qureshi is an award-winning author and former broadsheet journalist in the UK, Huma also runs online writing courses, including The Quiet Words, Postcards Home and Writing Friends, to gently guide aspiring writers to a place of confidence and creativity.  I went to visit Huma at her home in North London. It was chilly and […]

How to embrace seasonal creativity to overcome creative blocks

Mug and notebooks on bed

Even after 10 years of living in the Southern Hemisphere, I find it strange to be in the middle of Winter in July. July for me is synonymous with my birthday, with evenings that stretch well past our usual bedtime, with the long-awaited Summer school holidays and eating raspberries out of a little wooden punnet […]

Episode 3: Following your inner voice with Sas Petherick

Sas Petherick

There are people who land into your life almost by accident and literally change your life. Sas Petherick is one of these people, and one of my favourite humans.  Sas is a self-doubt researcher, coach and host of the brilliant Courage and Spice podcast. She also mentors coaches (I’m one of them) and other brave-hearted […]

Inviting feminine energy in your creative business

Marie Kenny-Inviting feminine energy in your creative business

I started planning my work around my menstrual cycle. I know, I know, that sounds super witchy. But it actually has nothing to do with magic and everything to do with embracing your own natural rhythms.