Interview with Michael Nobbs on sustainable creativity and tea

Michael Nobbs is a full-time artist, blogger and tea drinker (not necessarily in that order). He is the author of the popular blog Sustainably Creative and writes, tweets and podcasts about drawing and trying to keep things simple. In the late 1990s he was diagnosed with ME/CFS and, over the last decade, has learnt a [...]

Burnout recovery tip 1: The Helen Keller approach

It's been a month since I last wrote. I was going to apologise, but then thought 'Nah.' I'm tired. You already know what that's like, I don't have to explain it to you. So I imagine, chances are, you also understand the fatigue associated with apologising for not keeping up with the blogging/tweeting/typing 'Me! Me! Me!' [...]

The difference between burnout and stress

I had promised to do this post at the end of my very first burnout blog.  Then I forgot about it.  Burnout can be like that…   You say, "I'm burnt out".  The other person says, "Me too. I'm really stressed and tired".  You think you've found a friend, but wait for the next round…   [...]