How to maintain personal/professional boundaries with fellow creatives

Sheila Chandra - Thursday, October 11, 2018

Creativity requires openness and willingness to collaborate.But how much is too much? Here's how you maintain good boundaries around creative colleagues...

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How creative people turn weaknesses into strengths

Sheila Chandra - Thursday, September 20, 2018

Many creative people are insanely talented and skilled, but their weaknesses trip them up. It’s time to get real about your weaknesses and transform them into strengths

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How creative people handle criticism

Sheila Chandra - Thursday, September 06, 2018

Criticism, negative comments and passive/aggressive behaviour are hard for creative people to cope with. Learn how to handle the negativity and criticism so that it doesn’t affect your creative process.

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How to support your fellow artists

Sheila Chandra - Friday, July 20, 2018

Here are some tips on learning how to support fellow artists in a way that lifts you up too.

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7 timewasting activities that artists suffer from

Sheila Chandra - Friday, June 22, 2018

Do you find yourself stalling in your creative career with these 7 artist timewasters? Here's how to spot them and stop them....

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The surprising link between anxiety and procrastination

Sheila Chandra - Thursday, February 01, 2018

You may consider yourself a high functioning creative person – and yet be paralysed by procrastination regularly. Have you considered that it might be anxiety?

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The artist’s emotional green room

Caspar Lucksted - Thursday, November 16, 2017

Your favourite artist may seem to be larger than life – a little bit ‘magic’. But all working artists know the truth. We’re just human and this is how we recharge.

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How to handle touring absences from your partner

Caspar Lucksted - Tuesday, November 07, 2017

Touring absences from your partner can bring up all sorts of resentments and jealousies. Here are some expert tips for making sure they never arise.

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