Masterclass in Organizing for Creative People

Sheila Chandra - Thursday, November 09, 2017

I gave a masterclass to workshop creative people's career issues at Foyles' flagship store in London in August. Find the link to it here...

 Read More

What should artists sacrifice for their art?

Sheila Chandra - Monday, July 17, 2017

People talk about the sacrifices artists have to make for their art. That doesn’t mean creating drama so that you’re a ‘true’ artist. So what are they?

 Read More


Recent Posts


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