writing

How Ed Sheeran’s Mentors Helped Me Write Again

August 26, 2018
Holy shit balls, It’s Character Building is two years old! I write from a Quaker retreat. Nope, I’ve not dropped out of normal life and joined the movement, rather I’m at a songwriting retreat led by my favourite musicians...
anxiety

You do you boo

July 18, 2018
This week I’m honoured to have a very special guest blogger, my partner-in-happy, Paige Taylor. Paige and I work together on The Happy You Project and she is a yoga instructor and Ayurvedic practitioner. Paige has taught me many...
confidence

Maybe there is nothing else to say?

July 11, 2018
Writing something meaningful every week gets hard. It brings about a mini crisis of confidence every time I put hands to keyboard. After 62 published blog posts for It’s Character Building, as well as a fuck tonne for other...
blogging

Do it anyway

January 8, 2018
When I started blogging a year and a half ago, I did so with the intention of doing something creative that might make people happy. I was inspired by Emily Coxhead who’s quite literally in the business of making people happy...

Blog-iversary

August 25, 2017
A year ago I fucked up an entire wall in my spare room, brainstorming what I could do to make the world a slightly better place. The only thing I could think of (that I might be any good...