About The Sound of Paper by Julia Cameron

I was thinking about the previous post Interview with Michael Nobbs on Sustainable Creativity and Tea and how Michael talked about being creative 'little and often' while feeling like a drugged rhinoceros (my words, not his). But what if we don't know where to start with this creativity business? And are too tired to work it [...]

Burnout recovery tip 11: How to be creative with foggy-brain

'Creativity' is a word that is being bandied around a lot lately. Many around the world are yearning to do something 'more creative'. But this doesn't necessarily mean they believe they actually can be more creative. Why? Because one of two comments generally follow: 'Creativity isn't going to pay the bills', and 'I'm not artistic.' [...]

Burnout recovery tip 5: Say NO to “The new cure for chronic fatigue!”

It's exhausting, listening to all that advice. Your family has it, your friends have it, strangers in the the pharmacy queue have it. And it usually starts with "I read in this magazine….", or "I saw on the tele the other night…",  or "I was talking about you to Sharon in accounts. She had chronic [...]

My ’13 things’ towards recovery from burnout

I've been shuffling around the edges of telling you my burnout story. My story 'unplugged' of being unplugged. I didn't want this blog to be about 'the answer'. Because I believe everyone finds their own answer. Mine won't be the exactly same as yours, you see. A woman told me that taking spirulena (algae) was [...]