Category: Personal Development


25 Inspiring Quotes for Creative People

I find one of the most effective solutions to feeling unmotivated or disinterested in what I’m doing is to read a couple of quotes from others who have been and done it. As most of the Red Lemon Club readership...

/ October 21, 2016

7 Truths that Explain Why You’re Winning Less than You Could Be

In a world in which most people are busy covering truths to save face and be nice to one another, sometimes we just need some words of honesty to help those who really need it. If you’re not seeing the...

/ May 8, 2016

Why Building Your Own Assets Must Come Before All Else

I’m currently having one of my ‘all the buses come at once’ months where several illustration jobs have come in within the space of ten days, and I’m furiously working on several projects in time for a string of nearing...

/ April 30, 2016

Free Marketing Coaching for Creatives, with Alex Mathers

Winners Announced! Thank you to everyone who took the time to enter this contest. The winners of the coaching and courses were chosen randomly, and are: Coaching and Courses Winners: Sarah Clement Roland the Illustrator Mike Tosetto Courses Winners: Hannie Nguyen...

/ March 17, 2016

18 Top Illustrators Tell Us Their Biggest Ideas on How to be Successful

Looking to those who have successfully found their way to where we are currently trying to navigate can provide an invaluable guide to avoiding the steep drops and dead ends that often come up to blindside us. There is never...

/ March 1, 2016

The Worst Thing you Can Do if You are Depressed or Anxious and Why You Need to Leap

Being stuck with your thoughts. Wallowing. Rumination. This has been my default response over many years of dealing with setbacks and negative thoughts. My life has changed since making the leap. That leap did not feature a therapist. I don’t...

/ February 23, 2016

How to Experience a Life Few Will Ever Know and Most Would Envy

What proportion – do you think – of the things you’ve done in life to date are comprised of things that have separated you from the crowd? How many times have you consciously decided to take a route that very...

/ February 15, 2016

On the importance of self confidence for meandering art-makers

Something I’ve experienced personally, as well as a thing that comes up a lot amongst the creatives I’ve talked to over the years is lacking belief in oneself and one’s work. I still suffer from pangs of low self confidence. Sometimes...

/ November 24, 2015

Life is About the Destination, Not the Journey

One of the biggest misconceptions is the often over-emphasised idea that “life is about the journey and not the destination”. What it says is that the outcome of whatever you are doing is less important than the experiences you gain...

/ January 13, 2015

29 Quick Ways to Feel Good So that You Can Get Back to Work

All professions and forms of craft require people to feel good to do their best work. This is particularly profound amongst us creative souls, pharmacy where emotion and the mood we’re in play a huge part in our output. To...

/ June 28, 2013