The mind is the most capricious of insects - flitting, fluttering.

Virginia Woolf

Three Words

The one thing that you have that nobody else has is you.  Your voice, your mind, your story, your vision. So write and draw and build and play and dance and live only as you can. – Neil Gaiman Given that I was completely short-changed in the attention span department it comes as a complete surprise […]

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The first step towards change is awareness.  The second step is acceptance.  Nathaniel Branden Do you have an elephant in the room with you?  I once had a whole herd but have now managed to reduce the numbers somewhat, although there are a few stubborn buggers that pop up to trample me on occasion. If […]

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Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom. – Thomas Jefferson I once squeezed into a pair of jeans whilst whining incessantly that they made my bum look big, and then got rather more than upset when my partner informed me that it wasn’t the jeans that were making my bum look big, […]

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Breaking the …

If we want to direct our lives, we must take control of our consistent actions.  It’s not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives, but what we do consistently. – Anthony Robbins Nothing worth doing is every going to be quick or easy, but if we spend our lives going around […]

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Same Old …

To find yourself, think for yourself. – Socrates Do you recognise any of these? You are bored with life and yourself Your daily routine is virtually the same – every single day You no longer do the things you used to love doing You don’t remember doing something you just did You do things without […]

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Mind the …

Our subconscious minds have no sense of humour, play no jokes and cannot tell the difference between reality and an imagined thought or image.  What we continually think about eventually will manifest in our lives – Robert Collier I’m guessing that if you have read this and this you may well be in a state […]

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Wishes, dreams and faraway things …

If you are a dreamer come in If you are a dreamer a wisher a liar A hoper a pray-er a magic-bean-buyer If you’re a pretender come sit by my fire For we have some flax golden tales to spin Come in! Come In! – Shel Silverstein Maybe you are one of those people who […]

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Chasing those darned good IDEAS!

I opened two gifts this morning.  They were my eyes. – Zig Ziglar At one time I would not have recognised a good idea if it jumped up, took me gently by the hands and waltzed me round the room, whilst whispering into my ear ‘I’m a darned good idea …!’ Fortunately, that has changed, […]

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Preparing for that good IDEA

The world always seems brighter when you’ve just made something that wasn’t there before. – Neil Gaiman As children, my cousins and I used to chase rainbows on our bicycles.  We would peddle like fury to see who could get to the end first. Opinions varied as to what we might find – David and Barry […]

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100 Wishes

We can change our lives.  We can do, have, and be exactly what we wish. – Tony Robbins Yeah, I know, a dream list in disguise?  It may sound the same as a dream list, but this little technique is a really good way for you to begin the process of getting to the heart […]

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The Right P.A.G.E.

I made a huge to do list for today. I just can’t figure out who’s going to do it. – Unknown I detest planners – my road to hell is littered with them.  Over the years I have bought expensive ones, printables and bullet journals – in fact, you name it – I’ve tried it.  […]

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A Space to Create

I looked around the rooms that I did not see as rooms but more as a landscape for my emotions … – Anne Spollen, from The Shape Of Water I need a space to create.  Having a physical space cultivates my mental space, which helps my creative thoughts processes.  Not everyone needs this but I […]

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Afterthought

We do not learn from experience … we learn from reflecting on experience. – John Dewey I’ve wanted to include a series of pauses along my creative path for a while. Something to remind me that I just need to stop and reflect far more than I have thus far in this life. I couldn’t […]

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