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Taking Inventory

I want to inspire others, but if I don’t truly open up I will inspire no one.  It genuinely is down to me.  So for challenge one I see what I have faced and I acknowledge that the only thing holding me back from moving forward strong is me.  I need to stop settling and accepting and start busting balls.  I have goals.  It’s time to achieve them.

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How to do it all...

Over time I have lost count of how many times I have had someone say to me "I don't know how you do it all".   Until now, I have always just thought to myself, well I just do!  But lately I have been thinking more about it and I realise it isn't something I just do, but a conscious choice that I have made in life and therefore there is a 'how' to it. This isn't some smug post where I will tell you how easy it is.  It ruddy isn't.  But it is possible.  Oh, and don't be thinking I have this perfect way of getting everything done all of the time because trust me, there are times...

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An Interview With Inspiration

think one of the questions that you get asked the most as an artist is 'What or who inspires you?'. It's so easy to list things like animals, the countryside and stuff like that, but really for me it is people that inspire me.  So I am going to start off the countdown of the last few days of my first year by talking about a few of them. My first inspiration is one of our closest friends daughters.  At just 11 years old she inspires me so regularly that I cannot put her anywhere but first on my list.  From the moment I first met this young lady I was blown away by her ability to process what was...

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Countdown to the end of the best year yet...

Over the next 7 days I would like to reflect on this last year. On 19th April 2017 I officially started working as a self employed artist.  It was not an easy decision.  At the time I was in the grip of post traumatic stress and wondering if I would ever be able to function as I once had in day to day life, let alone work for myself.  In 7 days time I will finish my first year.   The decision was almost made for me in many ways.  The post traumatic stress was making it difficult to function in my day job and had led to me taking an extended period of time off as I dealt with...

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