Rethinking Slow Living

I’ve been rethinking slow living. I’d fallen off the wagon for a little while in the tumultuous period when we were moving, but I also feel like I’ve never really known what “slow living” actually is. Which I realise sounds ludicrous from a self-styled slow living blogger. I thought that by writing about it I’d figure

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How To Set Goals That Encourage Action

We all have goals, even if they’re so loose they’re more or less just dreams. Goal setting is something I struggled with for a while; I had a blurry, imaginary vision of what I wanted my life to look like, but just couldn’t find a way to connect the dots and set firm goals to

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4 Ways to Spread Your Story and Increase Reach

Ever just happen across someone doing amazing things by chance? Maybe it was going down a hashtag rabbit hole or spotting a retweet, but you wondered how on earth you’d never discovered this person before with their beautiful products and inspiring brand story. But have you ever wondered whether people think this about you? It’s

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The Power of ‘Not Yet’

A quick word before we start: We’ve been talking a lot about slow marketing and developing our businesses over here, and I hope that there have been some transferable nuggets for those of you not in the business of business. This blog started as a slow living blog, and, while I’ve been justifying the marketing

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How To Sell Without ‘Selling’

When running your own creative business, selling and marketing becomes a large part of the job description, although most of us feel completely put off by the whole concept of selling. Over on Instagram a few weeks ago @nonisadzi asked “how do I attract clients without being overly ‘marketing’?” And therein lies the rub. For

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