5 ways smart artists wind down

Sheila Chandra - Monday, April 17, 2017

Smart artists have tried-and-tested ways of winding down so that they don’t binge or go on a spending spree. Here’s how they do it….

 Read More


Recent Posts


proposal writing too many commitments creative magic feeling creative low maintenance social media arrogance minimalists stay tidy automatically the void compulsion tips for clearing artist mentors vulnerability great artists disorganization tidy people work/home life balance efficient work patterns spree diary domestic life organizing for creative people hotel room work life clearing in short bursts goals hobbies being tripped up creativity fine art working class culture creative confidence exhaustion missed opportunities binge career strategy living mess free storage well curated closet mature artists good friend Sheila Chandra author clearing as you go symptoms of creativity artist workspaces platform precious memories mess partners appointments card nurture creativity theft loving your audience email friends great art just in case tidier how to work efficiently stardust saving time cupboard of shame well organized static spaces creative spark wind down how to be naturally tidy professional creative career display items artists slow and steady green room artistry morning routines creative ambitions creative person trope feel like creatiing lifetimes clear desk proposals under-confidence multiple lifetimes concentrated creative time commitment copyright too busy slim-line wardrobe visualising nipping things in the bud buying happiness creative career artist business new year options creativity diary home organising friendships bulk buy lazy quality introverts buy fewer clothes celebrity endorsed products network branding fall of innocence working class artists professional mentors artistic chaos inspiration workspaces guilty purchases funding how to save time staying in control stay on top of email parent creative career coaching business-like creative organising double standard crowdfunding dynamic spaces emotional support mornings clearing boredom networking clear outs tortoise and hare absences anxiety home care magic clutter creative culture email bankruptcy overwork sacrifice stop cluttering pop music getting ready for work self promotion normality clearing clutter ‘creativity’ good art work work efficiently making decisions brilliant creator hoarding business interface to creative businesses loss cry social media networking writing funding campaigns networking effectively much better friend motivation emotional balance 2018 goals pop culture buying wealth jealousy childhood vocation professional encouragement emotionally secure artist sheila chandra coaching VIPs nascent artists artistic conviction creative wellbeing home life focus touring cleaning your desk temperament : clothes streamlining routines housework much quicker work priorities creative commissions organise productivity artist materials good creative habits popular culture grief peacefulness collections time clutter subconscious mind criteria for letting go of stuff tension effortlessly tidy chaotic control business-speak innocence imagination tidiness in living spaces hijacking creativity clutter addict smart artists clean desk wardrobe elevator pitch myth ‘stories’ about your possessions successful artist tidy desk diagnosis creative people culture confident in clothes nurturing creative work tidy why organise hostile clutter cleaning email overload artist goals letting go artist mentoring clarity of thought stop hoarding stuff organisation warm down to do list low maintenance strategies being organized long-term artistic development buying youth buying stardust critical acclaim inconvenience buying hope car emotional resilience work trips brands procrastination resentment creative identity peer-to-peer networks living clutter free