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...

5 must-subscribe podcasts for artists

Picture the scene: You’re up late, working on commissions. If you put the TV on in the background you run the risk of getting distracted. If you play your favourite Spotify playlist you’ll be tempted to skip songs halfway through. What are you going to...

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...

2018 will be whatever you make it

January 1st, 2018. It's that time of year when people are making bold predictions and setting life-changing goals. But do you really need to create a new you or just discover more about yourself? Whilst to some this may seem like the same question, take a...

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,...

Workshops that really work – The Do Lectures

First of all, this is not a paid endorsement, this article is just my own personal experience of attending the Do Lectures Breakthrough workshop. Okay great so the formalities are out of the way, but there’s just no easy way of saying this without sounding like...

The Lifelong Effort Of Trying To Find Your Own Style

When you look up a dictionary definition of the word ‘fashion’ it says “a popular or latest style of clothing, hair, decoration, or behaviour.” Whereas it defines the word style as “a distinctive appearance, typically determined by the principles according to which something is created”. For...