Diary Of A Creative: Becoming

    Girl Sitting On Beach

    I’ve been running various business projects since I was 12 years old when no one would sell me a newspaper round, I decided to defy the odds and build my own by going door to door and speaking to people. How did I become so bold? I truly don’t know. I guess in some way it was always in me. I would talk to anyone on a train when I was young and make friends wherever I went. As a sick kid, there were lots of times where I missed out in school and as a result, I became an easy target for some hurt kids to pick on. I…


    Dear Diary: There Is More

    laptop with blank screen

    The caterpillar that once was has suddenly discovered its wings and learned how to fly. I found myself struck by the thought of the butterfly and how beautiful and breathtaking it can be to find one. Now I’m not an ecological expert, I’m an artist and a writer, but I drew a butterfly recently for my cards of kindness campaign to remind and encourage people that they are beautifully unique. In today’s crazy-busy world it feels easier to forget to look in the mirror and check in on ourselves than it does to scroll through the reams of stills and images on our phone comparing and contrasting our life and…


    I got thick skin, and elastic heart

    I had to make a very important phone call this morning, and after being on hold for an hour and a half, I decided to turn my frustration into creativity and found myself reading Dr Caroline Leaf’s book on toxic thoughts. It’s such a good book. I have learnt so much about the way my brain works, and how important it is to be mindful and selective about the thoughts I use. Did you know our thoughts can impact our psychical health? I’ve been aware of the power of thought from a very young age, and how it’s important for me to guard what comes into my mind. I had…