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Learning to Let Go Part Two: Letting Go

So how good are you at letting-go? In my last blog I wrote about my own experience with this, and explored in particular the idea that trying to solve the problem of holding-on with our minds, by willing ourselves to let go mentally or physically – … 1,271 more words

Mindful Habits

Learning to Let Go Part One: Holding On

By far the biggest challenge for me in life and in creativity, has been that of learning to let go – to let go with my mind, to let go with my body, and simply be. 1,033 more words


Beauty Palette: La Dolce Vita

Get inspired by the sweet life… creamy nudes, nutty browns, dusty roses and mod grey

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again — my palette is always evolving. 388 more words


Here be Dragons: Mindfully changing negative creative habits

I had lots of fun drawing my dragon – why not have a go yourself – and post them in the comments below?

So here we are in a new year. 1,924 more words

3 tips for calming overactive NaNoWriMo writing minds

Every November since 1999 hundreds of thousands of people have committed to writing a whole novel in just one month as part of NaNoWriMo. Last year 325,142 people participated in National Novel Writing Month in a global celebration of creativity, determination and sheer hard work. 1,059 more words


Mindfully stopping the habit of comparing

Take a look at these drawings, how delicate, energetic, sensitive, expressive, bold, confident, natural and blimmin GORGEOUS they are! They’re drawings done by 4 different people in one of my classes using a creative mindfulness exercise that allows the breath to guide the pencil. 476 more words


Exploring creative blocks through mindfulness

We did a very helpful and revealing little coaching exercise during a recent Mindfulness for Writers course – I asked the writers attending to reflect on the obstacles they encountered to both meditating and writing. 805 more words