5 ways smart artists wind down

Sheila Chandra - Monday, April 17, 2017

Smart artists have tried-and-tested ways of winding down so that they don’t binge or go on a spending spree. Here’s how they do it….

 Read More


Recent Posts


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