When You Have One Of Those Days

I spent the past weekend at home home (with my parents) and somewhere between countless cups of Barry’s Tea and Conversations about the weather, I came up with an idea for a post. When I arrived, Ma was in the midst of a tech-related nightmare. An online shop was refusing checkout, and her phone company […]

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How To Balance Your Energy As An Introvert

We’re preached to a lot about ‘balance’. How to have a healthy work-life balance. A balanced diet. Balancing your books. But what about being able to balance your energy? As an introvert, I know that energy is one of – if not my most – valued resource. Without having the energy; the pep in my […]

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Does Your Personality Type Affect Your Creativity?

When I first began my path attempting to become a ‘professional’ freelance illustrator, I figured part of the journey was to shmooze with other illustrators and go to networking events. Which I did. It wasn’t easy for me though – I would literally have to drag myself along to these events – and usually after a drink or two […]

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How to Choose the ONE Thing To Focus On

The Age of Distraction. I believe Leo Babauta first coined that phrase, but whoever it was it’s pretty dead-on. Other than a Buddhist monk I recently met, I’m sure everyone I know struggles with focus. Whether it’s email, Whatsapp, text messages, Periscope notifications, Pokémon Go (totally understandable)… we simply live in an age where our […]

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How To Develop a Creative Mindset

If you couldn’t tell from that title, today’s post will be on the woo-woo side. Hopefully you’re ok with that. Quite honestly, I know a couple of years ago I would have looked at that title and thought “Screw that, gimme 10 ways to get more t-shirt sales!” But I’ve come to see that there’s […]

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How to write a blog post when you have NO time

How to Write a Blog Post When You Have NO Time

So you’re in a nice routine of pushing out a blog post once a week. May be more. May be less. But you’re getting it done. Then all of a sudden… life gets cray. Everything else seems to take priority and your blog posts go unpublished – and your consistency goes down the pan. Blogging […]

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4 Techniques to Finding Your Focus (Fast!)

I like to think of myself as a Renaissance Man Gal. I’ve always been like this – from ballet to karate to the flute to the bass guitar to coin collecting to Coca Cola van driver* I’ve always been ‘multipassionate.’ *Never became a reality, this was just my childhood dream job. I was ambitious. But sometimes, […]

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5 Mindset Shifts Your Creative Business Needs

If you can’t tell already: I’m all about actionable advice. Yeah, I like a good story of how someone went from a dead-end job to a 6-fig business in a year – but let’s be honest. Those unicorns are few and far between. These stories are great for motivating us. For making us feel important, […]

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