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

This episode explains why our focus on other people’s opinions and expectations is always a losing game. It will never get us what we’re seeking. Our people pleasing logic has two main flaws: (1) We believe if we can secure other people’s approval or esteem, we’ll feel worthy. In practice, this doesn’t work because our...
Imagine discovering the best teacher in the world. She knows you better than anyone else, understands exactly what you want, is available immediately and charges nothing. She’s right here. That teacher is you.
In this episode, I share practical steps you can use to navigate through a major disappointment and come out the other side. You’ll learn how to feel the disappointment, turn your attention away from what you did wrong to what you did right, deepen your self compassion, and translate the disappointment into ongoing learning that...
If you’re having trouble making an important decision, you’ll find this episode helpful. We go through the three main reasons most of us believe we can’t make a decision yet: (1) I need more information. (2) I’m not sure how other people will react. (3) I want to make the wrong choice. None of these...
Fancy yourself a perfectionist? If you’ve adopted this label, there’s likely a part of you that secretly believes being a perfectionist is a good thing. Listen to this episode to learn why it isn’t.
You’ll enjoy this entertaining and insightful interview with my client, Dionne England. Dionne shares how she successfully straddles two worlds – her full-time work as a senior business consultant and her creative life as a business book author and speaker.
In this episode, we examine the way we all use rules to limit ourselves. Our made-up rules affect our lives in dramatic ways. They constrain what we allow ourselves to do and who we allow ourselves to be.
In episode 10, How to Think Your Future into Existence, you learned how to use visualization to create your future. In this episode, we focus instead on how to use visualization and imagery to solve your problems.
We're living in a society that prizes effort, diligence, stamina, dedication, commitment and working hard. These things are necessary sometimes. Valuable sometimes. But a lot of times we prize these qualities so much we create a desperate dedication to effort that’s completely unnecessary. Listen to this episode to find out why easy can be better.
In this episode, I share how you can look inward, instead of outsourcing your decisions. I discuss the four sources of wisdom available to you that no outside expert will ever have. And I provide a framework for making decisions over the next week.
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