Christine Betts

Author, Visual Artist, Wife, Mother and Seeker. Not the kind of Seeker from Harry Potter (although, I wish!) but of the spiritual kind. I believe that life has meaning, but it's up to us to do things daily that bring meaning to our lives and those of others. We are all one. ~You are not a drop in the ocean, but the entire ocean in a drop ~ Rumi

Write Your Best Life

Debbie Millman, designer, visionary, and by all accounts all-round top lady, told me (through the power of podcasts) to spend some time writing down my ten-year goals. Actually, she recommends 10-year goals to young people. For those my age, she suggests we go for 5-year goals! She highly recommends spending some time, even a few hours, […]


My Mission as a Maker of things

The act of making, is the act of creating a life. And no I’m not talking about babies… The act of making something can be bold, or simple, depending on how much courage you think is required to make the ‘thing’. Is it dinner, and you’ve made that dish 100 times before? Or is it […]


Start where you are…

There is nothing more frightening/exciting than starting. A new relationship, a blank canvas, a puppy…. Okay so the puppy isn’t frightening. But starting can be really scary. As an artist, I know the terror of the blank canvas, and as a writer the blank page. This blog is new, the website was a blank screen a […]


Do it daily….

Each day I set myself far too many tasks. I used to call it driven, thinking big, bad-ass-ery.  I have just realised that I was driven alright, but I had no idea I was driven almost solely by fear. Fear of not achieving everything I want to achieve, fear of not being good enough, fear […]


Do all you can…

It’s a cliché, I know. But unlike the old clichés, like ‘all the good men are taken‘, or ‘all women love shopping‘, this one is true. Your dreams should probably scare the heck out of you. If they don’t, they’re probably not big enough. I’ll admit that my dreams didn’t scare me when I was growing […]