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12 weeks Of Creativity: How to Stop caring what other people think
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12 weeks Of Creativity: How to Stop caring what other people think

One of the hardest things to do, especially when pursuing a creative goal, is to try and not care what other people think. Creative work is especially prone to critique, opinions and ideas on what you should be doing instead. Maybe it’s time to stop caring too much and just focus on your goals. Continue reading

12 Weeks of creativity: The Artist Date
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12 Weeks of creativity: The Artist Date

This Friday, I took it upon myself to indulge in an ‘artists date’ inspired by Julia Cameron’s book The Artists Way. An Artist Date is solo excursion aimed at fueling ones creative juices by self nurturing your inner artist.

I decided to watch the play, The Room of Lost Names by Sitawa Namwalie. It was mind blowing. Being by myself saved me the usual commentary I would have indulged in if with a friend, especially during those awkward moments in Kenyan plays where actors stare into the distance but are actually looking directly into your eyes. Continue reading

How I turned my blogging passion into a business — Wanjiku Nyoike-Mugo
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How I turned my blogging passion into a business — Wanjiku Nyoike-Mugo

What’s most impressive about Wanjiku Nyoike-Mugo, of course apart from how smart she is and I’m telling you she is smart, is how super organised and driven she is. In 2011, before starting her job at the UN, she had already written down the name of the store that dreamed of owning. It’s now 2017 and she is the owner of The Designers Studio, a fashion store in the newly opened Two Rivers Mall situated in Nairobi’s upmarket Gigiri neighbourhood Continue reading