3 ways I've failed in my business this year - and why it's not all bad

3 ways I've failed in my business this year - and why it's not all bad

We see so many people talking about the amazing things going on in their business, when do we hear about people just doing mediocre? Celebrating an increase of any size? When do people shout from the roof tops about messing things up? So I’m here to give you 3 things that I’ve ‘failed’ at recently, in the hopes that it will encourage you to reassess your ‘failures’ and reframe them in a more positive light.

What I’ve learned about journaling in moments 

What I’ve learned about journaling in moments 

I love writing. You might have guessed if you’ve been here often enough. My blog posts are never short and even then I’ve cut them down and hacked back a lot that wasn’t necessary! Journaling should feel like a natural outlet for me, right? Wrong. So when Jennifer Cockroft sent me one of her Mindful Moments journals to trial I was intrigued. Is it something I would enjoy using? Or get anything out of? Or would I think it was a waste of time?

Flourishing Entrepreneurs: #5 Lea Tierney

Flourishing Entrepreneurs: #5 Lea Tierney

Back in August I launched a new series on the blog - Flourishing Entrepreneurs, introducing you to incredible women who have started their own businesses. In this post I’m introducing Flourishing Entrepreneur #5 Lea Tierney, a chocolate maker, Indian Head Massage Therapist and wellness coach and writer. Lea is a vey dear friend and I’m so pleased to be able to share her thoughts with you in this interview.

Poached pear cake with chai yoghurt and date caramel

Poached pear cake with chai yoghurt and date caramel

Next month I’m co-hosting my first ever Supper Club, eek! Creative In Residence is a series of Supper Clubs for creative entrepreneurs to connect and support one another over delicious, seasonal food. The dessert for the evening will be this poached pear cake, served with chai spiced yoghurt and salted date caramel. Enjoy your tasty preview!

Cherrybeet chocolate muffins with Rosemary & Robert

Cherrybeet chocolate muffins with Rosemary & Robert

This week I'm bringing you a tasty chocolate muffin recipe which includes a secret ingredient that you can get your hands on right now: Rosemary & Robert cherrybeet chocolate. The cherrybeet bar has fast become my favourite from the range and so I was inspired to do a bit of baking to showcase the bars made with delicious juicy dried sour cherries, earthy sweet beetroot powder and zingy acerola cherry powder.

Flourishing Entrepreneurs: #2 Lauren Barber

Flourishing Entrepreneurs: #2 Lauren Barber

My new series on the blog - Flourishing Entrepreneurs continues this month with yoga instructor and space holder Lauren BarberThe series introduces you to incredible women who have started their own businesses and we find out how they got started, what jobs they were doing in a past life, what the voice inside their head tells them and dig into the resources and tips they can offer you on your entrepreneurial journey.