Masterclass in Organizing for Creative People

Sheila Chandra - Thursday, November 09, 2017

I gave a masterclass to workshop creative people's career issues at Foyles' flagship store in London in August. Find the link to it here...

 Read More

How to tame your email inbox

Sheila Chandra - Thursday, August 31, 2017

Email overload is a serious problem for creative people because they need large chunks of time to concentrate on their main work. Here are 9 tips to stop email overload ever happening.

 Read More

The real reason why your desk gets messy…

Sheila Chandra - Thursday, August 24, 2017

Is your desk acting like a giant ‘to do’ list? Is that why you panic if someone moves something or, horror of horrors, tidies it? Here’s the solution….

 Read More

Why lack of space is not the problem…

Sheila Chandra - Thursday, August 17, 2017

Clutter isn’t caused by lack of space. It’s caused by believing you have more years to do things in than you actually do. Here’s how to cure both problems.

 Read More

How to save a whole year of your life….

Sheila Chandra - Thursday, August 10, 2017

Did you know that the average person spends a whole year looking for things in their lifetime? Here’s how to save that year…

 Read More

Why crash diet clear outs never work

Sheila Chandra - Thursday, July 20, 2017

Why do clear outs only last five minutes? Naturally tidy people know how to create order around themselves automatically, because they understand this one secret…

 Read More

How to be naturally tidy

Sheila Chandra - Thursday, July 13, 2017

You too can be one of those ‘lucky’ people who never seem to have to tidy up. Here’s how they do it….

 Read More

How to be lazy and effortlessly tidy at the same time

Sheila Chandra - Thursday, May 11, 2017

I’ve found a way to remain lazy but be effortlessly tidy too. And I get the benefit of living in a tidy space all day…

 Read More

The secret to maintaining a tidy desk all day, effortlessly (part 2)

Sheila Chandra - Thursday, May 04, 2017

The secret that lets go from having a temporarily tidy desk to maintaining a permanently tidy one effortlessly…

 Read More

The secret to maintaining a tidy desk all day, effortlessly (part 1)

Sheila Chandra - Thursday, April 27, 2017

Don’t hate me because I have a tidy desk! I’ll teach you how to have one too.

 Read More


Recent Posts


culture parent criteria for letting go of stuff options lifetimes theft being tripped up normality home organising networking static spaces pop culture creative person creativity diary how to work efficiently introverts home life artist workspaces copyright letting go self promotion much better friend mess slim-line wardrobe childhood bulk buy touring cleaning magic commitment missed opportunities hijacking creativity organisation artistic chaos well organized celebrity endorsed products social media networking living clutter free too busy tidiness in living spaces to do list pop music partners artistic conviction good friend work life buying wealth tidy people sheila chandra coaching professional creative career good creative habits VIPs platform feel like creatiing staying in control overwork cupboard of shame brands work priorities friendships clearing in short bursts dynamic spaces temperament collections networking effectively work/home life balance making decisions innocence crowdfunding housework much quicker creative wellbeing stardust fine art brilliant creator stay on top of email procrastination mature artists email clean desk vocation good art work fall of innocence critical acclaim great art car nascent artists nurturing creative work absences time clutter business interface to creative businesses the void low maintenance guilty purchases clutter artistry successful artist proposals goals peacefulness creative spark stop hoarding stuff appointments spree peer-to-peer networks social media loving your audience symptoms of creativity artist materials confident in clothes tidy creative culture long-term artistic development emotionally secure artist just in case clearing vulnerability branding under-confidence email overload tension resentment card hostile clutter artist smart artists being organized green room multiple lifetimes creative identity why organise clear desk hotel room inconvenience clear outs emotional resilience quality grief business-like professional encouragement buying stardust professional mentors living mess free creative confidence minimalists efficient work patterns imagination working class artists tidier tortoise and hare clearing as you go artists lazy arrogance tidy desk trope nurture creativity business buying happiness nipping things in the bud double standard domestic life storage artist mentors email bankruptcy exhaustion creative people hoarding productivity disorganization career strategy cleaning your desk creative magic great artists motivation loss business-speak writing funding campaigns work efficiently cry wardrobe boredom creative career coaching hobbies organizing for creative people buy fewer clothes work trips organise working class culture artist mentoring creative career myth well curated closet proposal writing emotional balance diagnosis clarity of thought sacrifice elevator pitch stay tidy automatically friends stop cluttering compulsion clearing clutter tips for clearing buying hope creative organising creative commissions effortlessly tidy display items ‘creativity’ Sheila Chandra author workspaces diary chaotic wind down control ‘stories’ about your possessions emotional support concentrated creative time binge anxiety focus clutter addict inspiration jealousy visualising subconscious mind precious memories how to be naturally tidy low maintenance strategies buying youth warm down : clothes feeling creative creativity funding slow and steady how to save time home care popular culture network too many commitments