Category: Expression

Creative Anxiety Vol 1: You are not alone

Each year, a branding project will challenge every creative cell in my body, mind and soul.   It’s evident that this is how any creative person evolves. But when the head is taking over from the heart and creative anxiety sets in, it’s often hard to remember “you can do this… you are not alone.” Why do anxiety and fear of failure …

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Awesome People to Discover Vol 1: eL Seed TED Talk – Street art with a message of hope & peace

Hands up if you LOVE discovering inspiring people? Ditto. And I love sharing the wisdom I discover… it’s all about the ripple effect. I had the pleasure of attending the Strategies for Inspired Health & Personal Success Seminar yesterday – a seminar facilitated in East Gippsland by two awesome people living their passion and heeding to their calling with absolute …

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Seeking Happiness: The Life of an Artist through the Lens of Photographer Yari Sacco

Seeking Happiness: The Life of an Artist through the Lens of Photographer Yari Sacco. The visual and written language in this post is stunning. So much so I had to share. via Seeking Happiness: The Life of an Artist through the Lens of Photographer Yari Sacco.

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28 amazing ways to unplug from technology.

At the tender age of six, the creative fire lit within & I discovered stationery. The internet wasn’t around when I was a kid, and you know what? I’m so happy about that. I experienced life. I knew what it was like to be bored and have to make my own fun. I immersed myself …

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Got an idea? Be bold. Until you try, you will never know the liberating feeling of success.

Are you in business? This quote is a great reminder to keep the faith! Have you ever noticed how cyclic and changeable trends are? Do you choose to be influenced by trends, yet keep your focus on what you know best… working hard to offer people the best customer service, ideas and advice. Here’s six …

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The newest social media trend: unfollow

There’s a new ‘early adopter’ phase happening right now on social media.  It’s called unsubscribe, unfollow, unlike, disconnect. As a creative business owner; it is challenging to stay abreast of Facebook algorithm changes, content marketing schedules, industry trends AND exceed client expectations by delivering their design projects on time and on budget. Something has to give. And recently …

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4 ways to publish a book

When it comes to self-publishing a book, there are a number of options for aspiring authors. Secure a grant to fund the project Engage the services of a Print on Demand (POD) company Have your manuscript appraised Secure a contract with a publisher (the hardest option to attain)   Secure a grant to fund the …

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Permission to be immersed in creativity

Participating in the 2nd United Nations International Day of Happiness highlighted a synergy between the environment and creativity. And this was fully validated when I watched this TEDx Talk by John Paul Caponigro. John Paul’s presentation gives the audience permission to be creative, which is what we often need to move past the fear of failure …

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Happiness – what does it mean to you?

On the page dedicated to 17 March, in the book Buddhist Offerings 365, happiness is a theme. “Happiness is the result on inner maturity. It depends on us alone, and requires patient work, carried out from day to day. Happiness must be built, and this requires time and effort. In the long term, happiness and unhappiness are …

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