James Greig


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Self-care for the Creative Soul

Last month I was invited to speak at Creative Mornings in Edinburgh on the theme of “taboo”, and decided to talk about mental health and…

Trig points for the soul

When you climb a big hill in the Scottish Highlands, you’ll often find a waist-height concrete pillar waiting for you at the top, as well…

Are you solving the right problem?

You might remember a chap called Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi from a previous essay I wrote about finding your flow. It’s the kind of name that…

Confessions of a serial non-finisher

How can you avoid the wandering path of the procrastinator? Find out how to find your sweet spot when it comes to finishing projects, and why following your passion is unlikely to help.

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