I Love Me Weekend

I Love Me Weekend

The other weekend I went on a wonderful course taught by Dr David Hamilton. It was called “I Love Me” and we delved deeply into self-love and the science of self-love. If you’d like to read more about this, then I highly recommend I Heart…

What A Difference A Run Makes

What A Difference A Run Makes

Editor’s note: This is a blog post that I wrote a few years ago for my Health & Healing blog that no longer exists. I dug it out of my blog archives and wanted to share it since yesterday I went for a run again…

When Things Don’t Go To Plan

When Things Don’t Go To Plan

You may have read in my newsletter, or seen on Facebook and Twitter that I recently lost my almost-95-year-old grandmother. She hadn’t been well since February this year and we had been preparing for her passing since then. Of course when she did finally pass,…

The Importance Of Play

The Importance Of Play

Editor’s note: I’m sharing what I wrote in my latest newsletter since it sparked a couple of conversations, and I didn’t want the lovely readers of my blog to miss out! What’s more, I came across another thought-provoking article about play and creativity and thought…

The Gift Of Resistance

The Gift Of Resistance

I must be honest with you and say that I regularly feel resistance to being creative. Recently, for example, I felt it big time when I’d signed up to the art courses I did in July this year (see A Month Of Learning Through Play).…

Is Your Definition Of Success Working For You?

Is Your Definition Of Success Working For You?

How do you define success? What do you see as a successful outcome? Is success for you the amount of money you make, the type of car you get to drive, or having the big house you’ve always dreamed of? Or is it more intangible…

There Is Nothing Like Community: TMP v2

There Is Nothing Like Community: TMP v2

Tomorrow is the start of the refurbishment of the co-working space that I use and have come to love. It’s called The Melting Pot (TMP) and it’s on Rose Street, Edinburgh. Mo and petra setting up the temporary co-working space   There is a real…

Comparison Is A Thief Of Creativity

Comparison Is A Thief Of Creativity

I’ve had a wonderful, positive response to my previous blog post “A Different Take On Creativity” – it has been shared across the world via social media, which I am thrilled about. So I want to continue with this theme. Following on from my previous…

A Roundup Of My Latest News

A Roundup Of My Latest News

Over the last few weeks things have been moving along very quickly. I’d been working towards some (business) goals, and I am pleased to say that I am meeting those goals, and things are changing in very positive ways. At the same time I have…

My Word Of The Year 2015

My Word Of The Year 2015

Some of you who have followed me for a while may remember that every year for the past few years I have chosen a word for the year. Instead of making New Year’s Resolutions, I choose a word, an overall theme, for the year ahead.…