If you're a budding writer, then there's an imperative to get yourself along to your nearest writers festival so you can rub shoulders with people of your own inclination. It's how we get inspired, stay motivated and realise that we're not all alone in our desire to express ourselves. I was again part of the … Continue reading Writers festivals and why they’re important to up and coming writers.
The rate of suicide and depression in this country is staggering and I hope can help in some small way to address the issue. I'm not an expert in the field, but I know from personal experience that every little bit of self understanding helps and being able to talk openly about what's going on … Continue reading Suicide and depression
This is me at 3 and bit.. I was a curious kid, always asking questions and exploring. Mum said I was a hugger too, always going round hugging people. I daydreamed, made up stories and played with my dinky cars. I also wanted to be loved. To show love and to be loved. Simple … Continue reading How to stop abusing your inner child
How do you prepare for 'back to school'? Young Emma has been reading Being You is Enough, especially her favourite page as a way of getting into the zone for the new school year! Pic courtesy of her mum, Shelley.
I’ve noticed of late I can’t slow down. There’s a tremendous sense of urgency to get things done. I can feel it, a simmering, no, a boiling desire to create and get something out there. I know there should be down time between projects. A time of rest and recuperation. A time to allow the … Continue reading A boiling desire to create.
You’ve most probably thought about it (maybe thought about it a lot), but the idea of quitting your job with nothing to go to just seems way too scary to consider. Well 12 months ago I was like you. I’d had enough of my day job and decided to walk away from a 20 year … Continue reading 9 Incredible Things They Don’t tell you When You Quit Your Job