Blog – A Sanctuary For The Creative Soul

December 19, 2013

6 reasons why self-discipline WILL make you happier

Self-discipline – it’s something worth talking about.  With Christmas here and moving to a new location -I’m a little off balance! Winding down the end of the year and doing the usual preparations for Christmas, I have lost all sense of routine and am struggling to get my head around simple tasks! Ever get that problem? I know many people struggle at this time of year because things are not as settled and our routines are changed… there’s extra pressures, extra […]
January 24, 2014

What’s the spark that sets your soul on fire?

Ever get that feeling inside where you get a fleeting moment of excitement? A flutter of interest, something that ignites a spark inside? A fleeting thought of, wow that looks interesting. Or I’d love to do that. Or just a warm, comfortable feeling of ‘this is exactly where I should be, doing exactly what I should be doing’. Those moments are precious and are here to guide us towards our true nature. Imagine living life by that spark. Having that […]
January 28, 2014

Are you killing time, or investing time?

Recently, on my trip to UK, I found myself sitting at the airport waiting for my flight. I got myself a very average cup of tea and thought to myself, how can I kill a few hours? Actually, I really don’t like killing time, I much prefer to invest time. So the next hour will be invested in writing! How are you investing your time? When you know what matters most, it’s easy to decide how to spend your time!
February 19, 2014

When is enough, enough?

So many people today are wanting more. More money, more love, more work, more possessions…. There’s nothing wrong with wanting more, although I do believe it’s more important to be happy with what you have. That comes down to having ‘enough’. So how much is enough? Being here in England for a limited time always brings about thoughts of contrast, and makes me really appreciate what I have, right here, right now. I’m currently experiencing the wettest January for 250 years. Walking down a […]
March 5, 2014

Don’t lose sight of the goal

Nothing spectacular has happened (yet) this week… It’s just another week…. how about you? Just another week chipping away at my big goals, doing the doing towards a bigger vision. Taking care of the actions that need to be done, every day. So what’s the difference between someone who keeps going and someone who gives up? It’s not losing sight of the goal, whilst enjoying the journey along the way. 
March 12, 2014

Make your mind up

So, I was going to write about being too busy, overwhelm and then I was going to write about ideas and I’m thinking about writing about choices and making decisions. Which one do you think I should write about? Aaaaahhhh, there it is….Indecision!