Pippa Williamson

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London Is Fully Festooned at the Chelsea Flower Show

It is always exciting when the Chelsea Flower Show comes to London town. The Royal Hospital Gardens are transformed into magical designs featuring unusual sculptures, charming flower beds of all shapes and sizes, and breathtaking installations. On top of that there are mad tree houses (this year …

How to Write Consistently and Show Up Every Single Day (Even When You Don’t Feel Like It)

I get it…Some days you just don’t <i>feel like writing.</i> The inspiration isn’t there and you feel like you don’t have anything important to say.Your …

How to Stick to a Schedule When You Work From Home

Remote work is common these days — whether your company offers telecommuting as a benefit or you’re striking out on your own as a freelancer. It seems like a great perk, but it can also remove the structure that holds your days together. Before you know it, it’s 4 p.m., you’re still in your pajamas …

Pictures of the Day: 17 May 2018

Face Yoga 101: 4 Anti-Aging Exercises to Do Instead of Facelifts

<i>Ommm.</i> That’s the sound we want to make whenever we start this workout. It’s yoga, but unlike any yoga sequence we’ve tried before—no downward dogs or …

Save Your Money: Dermatologists Say These Are the 10 Best Drugstore Moisturizers

I love Sephora as much as the next woman. And those pink Glossier bags? I reuse them, too. But as high-end and brand-forward as these two outposts …

5 more drawing exercises

on the difference between seeing and knowing<p>The following exercises are <b>a bit more advanced</b> than the ones in the “Quick beginner’s guide to drawing”, …

Plot Points: A Storytelling Exercise

How to use plot points for creating stories.Today’s fiction writing exercise is an excerpt from <i>Story Drills: Fiction Writing Exercises</i>. This exercise …

Creative Writing

11 Ideas for Overcoming Creative Blocks

Creative block. The bane of all artists. Kick it in the shins with these 11 ideas for overcoming creative block and set your inner artist free once …

Creativity

Top Morning Routine to 10X Creativity & Boost Your Focus [in 2018]

One year ago I was groggily woken up to the sound of my beeping phone.<p><b>7:30am.</b><p>I was at University in Hawaii working towards my bachelors in Marketing …

25 Unique Writing Prompts To Keep Your Pen Moving Over Spring Break

For me, spring break vacation has always been a double-edged sword. True, I finally have time to write. But, I don't have school to force me to …

Creating Inspiration for Conceptual Imagery

At some point, all creatives fall into ruts where it’s difficult to imagine new concepts. Unfortunately, inspiration doesn't always present itself. …

Museum roof in Norway held up by a forest of columns

<b>Lipinski Lasovsky Johansson has designed a beautiful building and, wow, what beautiful drawings.</b><p>When I was an architect and needed a rendering, I had …

15 Morning Habits to Boost Your Creativity All Day

No matter how much truth there may be to that old saying about the early bird getting the worm, we can’t all be morning people. There’s a rumor going around that early risers are more productive than the rest of us, but bed is just <i>so</i> comfortable… and that obnoxious alarm is just so, so terrible. We …

21 Low-Cost Ways to Make Money from Home

Startup costs can be a real barrier to getting up and running, so here are some work ideas that cost little to no money to consider.<p>Startup costs for training, schooling or equipment can be a real barrier for many people who want to make money from home and are limited to what they already have in …

Employment

The best photos taken of planet Earth last year will transform the way you see the world

The natural world is a stunning place.<p>Every year, the best landscape photography shows off Earth's beauty. The following photos are some of the winners from the 2017 International Landscape Photographer of the Year contest.<p>They highlight powerful mountains, scenes of isolation, worlds of color and …

Landscape Photography

Yoga Poses for a Relaxing Evening Practice

Though you can do yoga at any time of day, it makes sense to make the type of practice you do appropriate for the hour. First thing in the morning, …

Yoga

Artist Transforms Found Stones Into Animals You Can Hold in the Palm of Your Hand

Japanese artist Akie Nakata (known simply as Akie) turns found stones and rocks into adorable animal paintings you can hold in the palm of your hand. Inspired by the natural shapes of each stone she comes across, Akie chooses the ones she believes already have their own destined characters. Ever …

Digital Art

Spring Reading List: 45 Books to Read Before They Become Movies

Spring is set to thaw us out pretty soon, but while you shiver by the fire, why not grab a book? We have a list of the hottest things to read before they'll next be adapted for the big screen. There are the movies coming out soon you maybe didn't know were based on books, like <b>Red Sparrow</b>, plus the …

A Guide to the Most Instagram-Worthy Places in London

When Siobhan Ferguson first moved to London nineteen years ago, she didn't consider it pretty. “I was thinking of it being busy, and urban, and gritty,” she says. Yet, during her time as a banker, where’d she’d take lunch breaks at Somerset House, or later, while strolling around London’s various …

Scottish face yoga expert gives tips on the exercises that will leave you looking and feeling younger and healthier

Advanced teacher Karen has brought techniques to Scotland that will help you strengthen the 57 muscles in your face.<p>We've probably all heard of the …

The Moonlight Photo Contest Winners

Thank you to all the photographers that shared their photos showing the moon in the Moonlight Photo contest with chances to win a GoPro Camera and …

Supermoon

How to Be Better at Working From Home, According to the Experts

Increasingly, working from home feels like it could one day be the new status quo. It’s easier than ever to be remote, whether you freelance, live away from your company’s HQ, or find yourself trapped by a bomb cyclone on a winter day. But anyone who has ever felt the glee of waking up slightly …

Headphones

The Greatest Works of Russian Literature Everyone Should Read

There are certain books that are always on lists of “books you must read” and the like, and these books are generally two things: old and complex. …

Literature

32 Simple Daily Habits That Separate High Achievers From Everyone Else

To be highly successful, you need to be highly disciplined.<p>Anyone who has achieved great things in business and life knows that to be highly successful, you need to be highly disciplined. I've asked hundreds of executives and entrepreneurs about the things they do every day that help them succeed, …

Unleash Your Creative Genius In 15 Minutes A Day

There’s no shortage of advice on cultivating your own creative genius. You’ll find doctrine on everything from music to mindfulness and a host of …

When It Comes to Winter Reading, Only Extreme Weather or Escapist Literature Will Do

Once, in my late teens, I made the mistake of slogging through a hot beach holiday in Greece reading Charlotte Brontë’s <i>Villette</i>, a long, dour tale that, as I remember, had numerous scenes of overcast skies and windswept Belgian landscapes to accompany its plotline of gloom and heartache. No diss to …

Chances Are You're Not Living Up to Your Creative Potential. Here Are 3 Things You Can Do to Fix It Today

Creativity takes practice and intention. The more space you give yourself to practice ideation without the threat of failure, the better you'll get at it.<p>Coming up with new ideas can be hard. But no matter what field you're in, a little bit of creativity can take you a long way. Over the years, …

Improve Your Writing: 6 Tips for Becoming a Better Writer | Tim Knox

Perfect your craft in Advanced Novel Writing with Terri Valentine, an online course from Writer’s Digest University. Over the past couple of years, …