Why aiming for ‘tidier’ doesn’t work

Sheila Chandra - Thursday, July 27, 2017

Too often, getting to ‘tidier’ gives your subconscious mind the wrong message for it to work. Here’s the way round that…

 Read More


Recent Posts


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