The cupboard of shame…

Sheila Chandra - Thursday, June 22, 2017

Don’t pretend you haven’t got one! That place you’ve put all those guilty purchases – things you never use but can’t bear to throw out. Here’s how to live free of it…

 Read More


Recent Posts


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