Juice Bar | What to Eat to Keep Calm & Creative

Retro Photo Of Rustic Restaurant By The Sea In Marseille South Of France

Following on from last week’s post, find calm equilibrium with these nutritional tips for stressed out creatives. Writers and artists aren’t necessarily known for their healthy dietary habits. Honore de Balzac famously consumed as many as 50 cups of coffee every day. Andy Warhol was equally hooked on sugar. Alice B. Toklas published a recipe for hashish fudge. While Edvard Munch […]


10 Ancient Healing Tools to Relax, Ease Stress & Keep Your Creative Cool

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Soothe your spirit, calm your mind, ease stress, and let your body chill with these techniques If you’re feeling a little over-heated, overwhelmed or stressed, finding the inspiration to write and create may be far more difficult, motivation too, all the more slender. In the spirit of chilling out and keeping your cool — creative and otherwise — […]


Immune-boosting, skin-beautifying and brain-enhancing Indian Saffron Mango Lassi

Mango lassi

Saffron Mango Lassi This slightly spicy take on the traditional Indian lassi I discovered on an especially hot day in Pushkar, Rajasthan. It is ideal for the summer as it is simultaneously warming and cooling. The spices of saffron, cardamom, and cumin give it a unique blend of flavours. It’s a perfect treat when you’ve just […]


Food for Thought: What to Eat Before a Creative Project

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Sometimes you just can’t get into your creative flow no matter how strongly you wish it. If you’ve tried all the writing or artistic tricks in your toolkit yet still find yourself staring at a blank page or empty canvas, perhaps you should look to your diet. To create anything your brain needs a steady flow of […]


Eating for Energy: Nutritional Tips to Keep You [& Your Creative Offerings] Full of Vitality


“One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well.” ― Virginia Woolf, A Room of One’s Own Whatever the medium of your creative expression, inspiration can be far more elusive if you’re feeling low on energy, making every project far more challenging. It’s hard to be creative when your body is exhausted. Finding your […]


Brain-Boosting Smoothies for Creatives


Mango, Avocado and Spinach Smoothie Mangos are full of vitamin C and beta-carotene. Avocados are rich in vitamin E, which has been shown to help reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s disease, while both spinach and chia seeds are full of iron and omega-3s. 1/2 fresh mango 1/4 avocado 1 cup fresh spinach 1 cup chilled […]