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.

Gentle Warrior Cali Bird

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.

Next Steps…

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.
    • 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.


What to do when other people don’t like your creations

You’ve slaved away for ages.  You are proud of your work.  You’re a bit nervous about showing other people but you finally pluck up the courage.  You are hoping that people will fall to their knees and tell you that you’re an incredibly talented genius. Instead they...

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Should you have to justify your creativity to other people?

Most people have no idea what it is like to be a creative person. They think being an artist means wafting around the hollyhocks in your painting smock and knocking out a masterpiece when the mood takes you. They assume that the masterpiece will bring you fame and...

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What does the Easter story have to do with your creativity?

This weekend, many people in the Christian world are celebrating Easter. Even though I’ve been a Buddhist for nearly thirty years there is something about the Easter story, particularly the solemnity of Good Friday, that really touches me. For me I think Good Friday...

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7 books that have defined my creative process

Isn’t it wonderful how a book can change your life! Today I have written about the books that have had the most influence on enabling me to live a creative life. Some are specifically about writing and others are about creativity in general. The common thread that...

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How to cope with rejection and keep creating

It is a truth universally acknowledged that if you make art of any kind and try to put it out to the world, you will face rejection. People will say No to your work in all kinds of different ways and you will have to learn how to cope with rejection. Your stories will...

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The best two word advice I’ve ever heard

Are you waiting to be noticed? Are you waiting to be invited to speak at a show that is on your list of goals? Are you waiting for a publisher to phone you because they want to make your blog into a book? Are you waiting to be invited to play a gig at a celebrated...

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