Author:Rik Arron

Finding Your Purpose by reverse engineering your life

In the previous post I discussed the importance of having a purpose, but the real nitty gritty comes in attempting to ‘find’ that purpose. The trick I believe is that you don’t find your purpose at all, or if you do it is more of...

How to uncover your own personal purpose

Purpose is what gets you out of bed in the morning. What is yours? Responsibilities, commitments, obligations. We’ve all got them. You can’t avoid them. Emotional, financial and spiritual. As we aren’t living an ascetic life in a monastery they are always going to be a...

So you think you’re not creative?

We are all creators. We create all day, every day. Some people create for a living, some people dream of creating for a living. Most of us though create ourselves each day. We create ourselves in the clothes we wear, in the make-up we may paint on our...

The Wisdom Of The Streets

Street Wisdom is a non-profit programme run all over the UK, aiming to get us back in touch with the world around us. They describe their work as 'a technology that allows anyone, anywhere to get unusual inspiration from their everyday surroundings'. After attending the Mindful...

Gratitude Is Actually The Best Way To Feel Good About Yourself

“When gratitude becomes your default setting, life changes’ - Nancy Leigh Demoss Now I know there is an overwhelming amount of information about gratitude out there these days – gratitude apps, books, blogs and journals are ironically abundant; I promise though that this article won’t just...

The Brush Is Mightier Than The Sword

It’s a cold and wet January Saturday evening in Manchester. On the outskirts of the city centre, halfway between the city’s main thoroughfare and the infamous home of Manchester United, crowds of people are steadily making their way towards an old, disused mill. Music pulses...

The Art Of Being Yourself

When we talk about art our natural tendency is to think of physical works created by an ‘artist’. In fact the dictionary definition of ART is, ‘the expression or application of human creative skill and imagination, typically in a visual form such as painting or...

Hobby hoarding: Do you need pro kit to hone your skills?

Usually I start the New Year like many people do, full of resolutions, creative visions and goals I want to achieve that year. For me though every new creative venture or fitness regime though comes the obligatory acquisition of lots of new gear and tools...

Not Just Another Post About New Year Resolutions

80% of New Year’s resolutions fail by February. Only 8% of people successfully achieve their resolution goals. Gym attendances spike in January but are at an annual low by March. God bless us. We start the New Year with such good intentions, fueled on...

2017 A Year In Motion

Is it me or does every year seem to get faster and faster? ‘They’ say it’s to do with your age, but if ‘they’ were really honest ‘they’ would admit that they don’t really understand it either. All I know is that 2017 has been a really,...