The Unlikely Artist

The Unlikely Artist gives you permission to stop settling for a life and career you don’t love. You’re an intelligent, accomplished, soul-searching, curious, creative and passionate human being. This podcast will help you master the skills you need to create a more powerful, purposeful and personally fulfilled life. The truth is you’re not stuck, no matter what choices you’ve made or how tied down you feel. This podcast will show you how to create the freedom you need to become who you want and the slow, easy steps to make it happen. Best of all, you won’t need to leave your job or take big risks.

Each week, join former international tax lawyer, Heather Kerr, who left the law to become an artist and coach. Heather’s leading a life she loves now. And you can too. No giant leaps are necessary. Each week in this podcast, Heather will share one simple thing you can do to start creating the life you want. Join The Unlikely Artist podcast every week and Heather will help you expand your world.

Latest Podcast Episodes

Our tricky perfectionist brains like to spin the concept of feeling “good enough” into just one more thing we need to strive to achieve. When we discover just how often we don’t feel good about ourselves, we feel like we’re failing. We pile on even more self-criticism. We end up feeling badly about the fact...
One of the biggest challenges we encounter is not knowing how to make decisions that serve us. In this episode, I teach you my concept “expansive wholeness”. It’s a framework I’ve created to help you start making decisions that are FOR you.
In this episode, you’ll find out how Tom used the same set of skills, interests and thoughts to create both the financing career he loved and the sculpting career that has become his passion and focus.
In this episode, we explore the concept of being cancelled in a completely different context – a concept I call “self-cancelling”. It’s something we do to ourselves to create a sense of belonging. It’s premised on the assumption that our sense of belonging comes from other people.
This podcast isn’t a room you come to for only the best, most “positive” feelings. It’s a room where you get to be real because being real is part and parcel of the savviest way to move forward.
Each of us has an enormous creative spirit that lives inside us. It’s that part of us that wants us to stop confining ourselves within the rigid boundaries we’ve drawn for ourselves, and to explore a much broader vision of what’s possible.
In this episode, I teach you how to spot this issue and become aware of the impact it has on your choices. You’ll learn how to not reject opportunities based on what other people think and to honour what you think instead. This will enable you to make better, life-affirming and empowering decisions that serve...
In this episode, I show you how a spirit of adventure will help you build those qualities and identify new possibilities. You’ll never be locked into one thing again. You’ll always get to choose your next step. And you’ll be far more likely to end up in a place you want to be.
When we imagine ourselves in a desired future, our brains can’t distinguish between the imaginary and the real. We start acting as if we were already that person now. This allows us to start navigating our lives in the same way our desired future self would do. When we do that, we make that future...
Find out why it’s NOT true that you don’t have enough time to do things that you KNOW deep inside are important to you.
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