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

The artist’s emotional green room

Sheila Chandra - Monday, July 31, 2017

Your favourite artist may seem to be larger than life – a little bit ‘magic’. But all working artists know the truth. We’re just human and this is how we recharge.

 Read More


Recent Posts


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