The real reason why your desk gets messy…

Sheila Chandra - Thursday, August 24, 2017

Is your desk acting like a giant ‘to do’ list? Is that why you panic if someone moves something or, horror of horrors, tidies it? Here’s the solution….

 Read More


Recent Posts


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