Would you love to be creative but struggle to get going?
Is your job sucking the life out of you and you want to do something creative and fulfilling?
If you could afford it would you love to give up your job and just be creative?
If you answered YES to any of the questions above then congratulations – you have come to the right website.
About Gentle Warrior
My name is Cali Bird and I help people find the time and courage to be creative alongside other things that you have to do (like work or take care of your family!) I’m guessing that you don’t have a trust fund or lots of servants so you are going to have to keep working and/or looking after your family while scratching that creative itch. I love to help people find ways that they can do their creative projects in realistic bite-size chunks that fit around the other things they have to do in life.
If you want to write, or make music, or make art, jewellery or crafts (or whatever floats your creative boat) it is easy to get caught up in “will I make money from it?” or “am I good enough?” or “I’m too old to do that”.
Forget all of that rubbish. Get on and create in the best way that you can just for the sheer joy of doing it.
If this sounds like just what you were looking for then here are some options for you:
- Sign up in the box at the top of the page for my free Stop Procrastinating, Start Creating mini course. You’ll get some great tips to help you bust through your fears and get creating now.
- Buy the book: Don’t Give Up Your Day Job – Practical ways to lead a fulfilling life and still pay the mortgage. Click on the picture of the book and it will take you through to a website where you can purchase a copy. It’s only £8.99, is an easy read and contains a few exercises that will get you started on a project that will feed your soul.
- Scroll down and have a read of some recent blogs.
- Connect with me on Facebook and Twitter by using buttons below. I post daily inspiration and articles about creativity.
When you decide to get serious and work consistently on your creative project there will be some people who don’t like it. Your friend who’s always been the great procrastinator will be jealous of your efforts. They may be critical of them. Your spouse will sometimes...read more
You’ve read all the self-help books. The Secret says that you just have to imagine it and it is yours. Feel The Fear and do it anyway says you can handle it no matter how scary it is. Eat, Pray, Love says it is OK to eat lots of pasta and wear bigger jeans. If you...read more
Creativity often involves sacrifice. You may have had to give up a job that took up too much of your mental and physical energy so that you have more time to create. You may have forgone a social life so that you can make the most of your time and do something...read more
Have you ever spent a long time working on a picture, a piece of music or an article and then arrived at the conclusion that what you have produced is crap? It's art gone wrong. All that time wasted. You’ve toiled away, doing your best and the result of your effort...read more
It feels like your head has literally dried up and just won’t think. Ideas have stopped coming. Even if they did arrive you are not sure that you have the energy to do anything good with them. You’ve felt this coming on for a while but just kept pushing on with the...read more
It can be hard to accept yourself as a creative person. You might feel that you are different in the way that you think. Maybe you wish that you weren’t so sensitive. Perhaps in your job you feel like you are a square peg in a round hole, but you can’t afford not to...read more