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Thank you!

Posted on 26 September, 2019 at 9:05 Comments comments (0)


Imagine this: you buy a lovely gift and take time to wrap it up beautifully. When you give it to the recipient, they throw it back into your face. Doesn't feel very nice, does it? Makes you think that next time, you won't bother.


That is also how it can feel when you try to give someone a compliment, some generous words about an accomplishment, an attitude, a piece of work, and...

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Take Five with Nicolas Laborie

Posted on 19 September, 2019 at 4:50 Comments comments (0)

 


Nicolas Laborie is a London based Wet Plate Collodion artist and commercial photographer/videographer.


His fine art photographic work is based on social commentary, human condition and gender equality using the Wet Plate Collodion process, mixing an 19th century photographic process and technique with a contemporary subject.

Nicolas' beautiful and thought provoking work has ...

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Wilson!

Posted on 12 September, 2019 at 4:25 Comments comments (0)



Are you one of those people who feel you are brilliant at solving other peoples’ problems, but useless at solving your own?


It is often the case that we can see other peoples’ situations in a much clearer light than our own, clouded as they can be by our imposter syndrome, Inner Critics, self imposed limitations and fears.


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Uniqueness

Posted on 5 September, 2019 at 5:40 Comments comments (0)



What makes you unique?

 

According to smartphone technology and over 100 years of crime detection, there are your fingerprints for starters. But that is just the (finger)tip of what singles each of us from the herd.  


Some people are very obviously unique because of a specific skill, a certain charisma, a particul...

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Creatives Blocks - They Happen to Us All

Posted on 29 August, 2019 at 10:35 Comments comments (0)

Image by Steve Johnson from Pixabay


Sometimes you ...

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Kindness

Posted on 22 August, 2019 at 5:20 Comments comments (0)

Photo by Robert Baker on Unsplash


Constant kindness can accomplish much. As the sun makes ice melt, kindness causes misunderstanding, mistrust, and hostility to evaporate.

Albert Schweitzer



I was standing at the bus stop and it started to rain. Not heavily, but enou...

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Quiet

Posted on 15 August, 2019 at 6:15 Comments comments (0)

Photo by Johannes Plenio on Unsplash

Follow effective action with quiet reflection.

From the quiet reflection will come even more effective action.

Peter Drucker



When was the last time you were tr...

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Take Five with Katy Cowan

Posted on 12 August, 2019 at 4:55 Comments comments (0)



The fabulous Katy Cowan is the mastermind behind one of my favourite websites, Creative Boom. This is an online magazine containing a wealth of information, tips and inspiration about all things creative. Everything about the site from the ease of navigation, to the fabulous visuals, to the informative blogs, is infused with Katy's commitment to and love of all things creative, which she cham...

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Openness

Posted on 8 August, 2019 at 6:05 Comments comments (0)


Photo by Andre Furtado from Pexels

It's not the style that motivates me, as much as an attitude of openness that I have when I go into a project.

Herbie Hancock



Openness is a valuable attitude to have in any area of one's life, personal and professional. It is that ...

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Take Five with Susan Clare

Posted on 31 July, 2019 at 4:30 Comments comments (0)


Susan Clare is an artist working in watercolours, acrylics and mixed media. She has the enviable lifestyle of splitting her time between England and Jamaica and this can be seen in a duality of her work. On the one hand, Susan captures the vivid sights, colours and atmosphere of the Carribbean, whilst on the other, she conjures up the subtlety and charm of the English countryside. The constan...

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