• Telling Your Story

    Say ‘yes’

    Creation relies on having a good store of ideas. In the busy world we now inhabit, quite often our stores of ideas can run low: We get tired, overwhelmed and stuck. Have you ever had the experience of needing to come up with a solution to something but the more you try to solve it, the less able you become? Then later on, when you’re walking the dog or having a shower the solution comes to you? This is because when you are in a more meditative state (i.e. relaxed) your brain makes room for thoughts to flow. This made me think about our stores of creativity. When we think…

  • Telling Your Story

    On track writing

    One of the hardest parts about writing is sitting down at the desk and actually writing. Unless you schedule it into your diary, it may end up on the bottom of the to-do list. Depending on the intention of your writing, your priorities will be different. If you’re dabbling in writing a novel but work full-time, you may not be able to give it your full attention. Because of this, many people struggle to write the book they dream about. What are the excuses? Many say there aren’t enough hours in the day. Some say that family, work or partner gets all of their attention. Others that they’ll get around…