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...

Training your brain to find inspiration

Stuck in a rut? Sometimes you reach a point where it feels as if all your creativity is spent up. Maybe you're out of fresh ideas or you're halfway through a project and itching to scrap it for something new, different and exciting. If this...

Is the magic of saying yes just another new age myth?

I’m sure at some point you’ve come across one of the many books or films where the main character makes themselves a promise to say YES to everything that happens to them for a month or a year. Danny Wallace’s brilliant book Yes Man notoriously...

Be You – Free Download

"If we have never been amazed by the very fact we exist, we are squandering the greatest fact of all" - Will Durant. You are truly unique. Whilst there are 7.35 million people in the world, there is one one you. Are you a product of...

Basquiat At The Barbican – A Powerful Experience

I’m not an art critic, or attempting to be one - let’s get this straight from the start. I believe art is a very personal experience, something that either resonates within you or not. One man’s Banksy is another man’s Botticelli, and so this account...

How to keep up with NaNoWriMo

A few weeks ago we had some technical difficulties in the Shores office. My ipad wouldn't connect to the wifi, so I tried the classic 'on and off' trick which usually solves all tech issues. Unfortunately, it didn't work. In fact, my tablet wouldn't switch...