Imagine you have a bucket. This bucket represents your capacity to cope with the ups and downs in your life... Most buckets have room to manage a few stressful events at a time – but when water keeps being poured in, you can get close to the limits of what your bucket can hold.
Now that the holiday break is over, start your new year off on the right foot by thinking about how you work. Sometimes the easiest changes can bring about the best outcomes for your mental health and wellbeing.
The end of the year can bring mixed feelings for many people working across the arts. Madeleine Dore delves into why, and asks creatives about their own experiences and how they deal with end of year blues, overwhelm and fatigue.
Alone time is an essential part of the creative process, but can often be neglected or interrupted. Here's how artists, writers and musicians stick to their plans for solitude and the benefits they find in being alone.
The arts are notorious for overwork. Arts leaders, wellbeing experts and freelancers weigh in on how can we tackle the stigma of taking sick leave and mental health days at a personal and structural level.