Want your coaching short and sweet?

Sheila Chandra - Monday, September 24, 2018

 Read More

Why planning is vital for artists

Sheila Chandra - Thursday, July 26, 2018

Here are some reasons why creative career planning is vital, and how it will make you a better artist long-term.

 Read More

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.

 Read More

When procrastination is a good thing...

Sheila Chandra - Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Find out how to make your artist procrastination behaviours really work for you!

 Read More

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....

 Read More

I'm on the BBC 'Ouch!' podcast this month!

Sheila Chandra - Friday, March 09, 2018

You can listen to me talking about my pain condition with speech and my new creative career coaching and mentoring service on the BBC's March edition of their 'Ouch!' podcast...

 Read More


Recent Posts


standard issue podcast mentoring professional encouragement. professional jealousy mistakes brainstorm green room blocks home creative process career support creative career re-framing emotional resilience artist support mental health insecurity subconscious creative person artist strategy silver package scheduling tidying up career strategies austerity career direction 'Ever So Lonely' diary creative career coaching client managing schedule shake up creative routine performance boundaries artists competition counselling skills health social time self-care stress tact creative relationships self-critisicism artist vision insights being organized confidential time management audience artist routine singers Lisa Hammond 'Ouch!' podcast professional mentors power dynamics anxiety female singers career conacts cry touring literary proposal good coach 2018 goals problems dreamtime working for free onstage clutter emotional support publisher coaching goals achieved artist community relationships workaholism creative block, artist, creative, energy sappers creativity creative ambitions jealousy managers quick tune-up personal space artist workspace work life disability gentle safe space grounded audiences weaknesses creative career coach imagination creative identity USP lists partners timewasters goals efficiency artist mentors artist goals re-imagining audition success 'Organizing for Creative People' collaborations agents productivity impetus five year plan non-fiction misuse of power balance creative goals holidays author artist collegues bands staying tidy effortlessly absences breaks human needs instinct procrastination drafts passive aggressive behaviour stage fright children negative people client testimonials, eastenders star lisa hammond, rachael spence, coaching service for creative people, actresses, comedy writers work trips creative support network personal boundaries calendar agent strengths testimonials nascent artists self-reflection loyalty bad reviews cave art success writing efficiently being kind to yourself purpose career resources career strategy success stories structure fear criticism family creative writing goal setting BBC bodily needs artist Grange Hill career infrastructure peers collaborators contents of proposal intimidating fellow creatives planning books budgeting creative support career goals avoidance audition panels workstations #metoo creative people creative industries instincts artist career attraction support work on weaknesses resentment artist organization artistic conviction confidences friendship cluter-free living just four coaching sessions creative vision shows motivation new year critics grounding practices professional boundaries visualise auditions musicians meditation colleagues performers planning grace nerves short and sweet creative industry routines