How to get an instant well-being boost.
Right now - I'm the healthiest, fittest and happiest I've ever been. Hooray for me! But it came through many years of adjusting different aspects of my life, til I struck the right balance. Which is super hard to find. I've been sick this week, for the first time in about 6 moths. Which is a new world record for me, usually I get sick like 10 times a year. And when I did get sick, it would wipe me out for like 2 weeks. Whereas right now, I'm only a little bit sick and my body
Buying art: the biggest mistakes to avoid.
Buying art seems like it should be fairly simple - you see something, you like it, you buy it. Bam! But pretty much 99% of places I walk into; be it a home, a waiting room or a hotel lobby - have made a huge mistake with the artwork they've purchased. And it breaks my heart! Because they've gone to all the trouble of buying an artwork, and making that artists day, and have failed to execute properly. So, here are my tips on what to avoid when buying art. Hopefully they can he
Why one job isn't enough.
There was a time when I had one job. I tried the whole nine-to-five, Monday-to-Friday shtick for a couple of years. (Which actually means nine-to-seven and sometimes weekends.) But it didn't sit well with me at all. I was working long hours, for low pay and not getting any creative satisfaction whatsoever. Sure, I learnt a lot and it was great experience. But once I learnt what I needed to, it was obvious to me that there were bigger fish to fry. Five years later, I've probab
6 Exhibiting Tips for Artists.
I've compiled a list of the best tips I can think of to help your exhibition process go as smoothly as humanly possible. If you've never exhibited before, it can be scary and confusing. If you have exhibited before, but found it a stressful ball of struggle, perhaps these tips will help you figure out where you're going wrong. 1. Do not commit to exhibiting unless you're 100% sure you can. This is probably more important than you realise - sure, you get invited to exhibit and
Are excuses holding you back?
There's this one super important thing that we'd like to do, but for some reason - we have 75 excuses about why we can't do it. Even though we really want to. What the hell, brain!? Talk about screwing us over. Excuses are one of those dreadfull thought processes that make you feel okay for not doing something productive. They give you a little reward for inaction. Not going for your walk today buddy? Naw, that's okay! Your uterus is exploding, so you can't be expected to exe