Where I’m going, and how: Midway blogging challenge recap

I was telling a friend about how I know where I’m going and how I’m getting there, and she wanted to know more. I said, ‘I’ll send you the blog post!’ And then realised what I have to say about my values was all scattered in bits and pieces across my site. Which made figuring […]

How to follow creativity, trusting the flow: A love letter

1st May 2022 Dear LiLi, I’m writing to you about the journey we’ve been on together, just you – the Creative – and me – your Muse. What an Adventure! Firstly, thank you for your commitment to Compassion. You know how much I hate to be pushed into doing things. No one likes to be […]

Is it worth studying with Steve Pavlina & Ramit Sethi?

I’m in week 4 of the Amplify course for creative flow and week 1 of the Earnable course for starting a business. And I wanted to reflect on how it’s going and what I’m learning. Is it worth it? Yes. Amplify It’s easy to say yes with Amplify. It cost $300 (around £215) and I’ve […]

Weeknotes: Nurturing courage & compassion: How to be on creative retreat 🎥🖌️

There are 3 themes in these weeknotes, coming live to you from my retreat: Creativity, with courage, compassion & curiosity Retreat, being on one, well, no, being on 2 simultaneously Thinking: Where’s my head at? Notes on asynchronous collaboration & ADHD ➡ What’s my relationship to my creativity? And how is it? And what about […]

Weeknotes: What’s your creative process? Here, I’ll show you mine… 🎥🖌️

How I learned to reflect every day, after months of false starts I love hearing about folks’ creative process/es, and I want to share mine more. Practising. My creative process is… Stopping and starting Jumping from drawing on my tablet, to auto-transcribing a vlog, to synching the drawing to the cloud and downloading it to […]

Weeknotes: Joy of unshoulding on retreat. Birdsong, rest & sleep 🎥

Oof, it’s taken ages to get these weeknotes out — well, three days late, but it feels like so much has changed in that time. I’ve changed! The world has changed! But, like, that’s always the case, so let’s not worry about that, and instead, let’s just hit the ‘Publish’ button before it gets any […]

How can atheists traverse ‘The Artist’s Way’?

Proposing atheistic translations, asides and abridgements to a classic much-loved text, starting with the Basic Principles…  The Artist’s Way is a book and 12 week course by Julia Cameron, published in 1992. I began doing the course in January 2021, having completed it twice before in 2018 and 2019. Its ideas and teachings help me […]