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

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.
In this episode, I explore how we hold ourselves back by making assumptions about what we CAN’T do and what’s NOT possible for us, instead of choosing to explore ways to make what we desire to happen.
In this delightful interview with Kristi Stangeland, we explore why she left a successful accounting career to search for something that would help her feel more whole.
Who's Driving Your Bus?
In this episode, I dive into why so many of us let someone less qualified than us drive our bus. When we do this, we exclude ourselves from experiencing the side journeys and fascinating explorations that would help us grow and evolve and become the person we want to be.
Finding Your True Identity
When we believe our identity can be described as a collection of our current roles, we blind ourselves to what’s possible. In this episode, I teach you how to overcome this narrow way of thinking by defining yourself in a totally different way.
In this episode, I tell a story about how I overcame my fear of pubic speaking and the important lessons I learned about just being myself. We spend too much time catering to the “they” we’re so convinced are out there waiting to judge us. This keeps us from showing up as our best selves...
My objective in this episode is to inspire you to “Marie Kondo” your mind. For those of you who don’t know her, Marie Kondo is a Japanese consultant who has a Netflix show about helping hoarders declutter their homes. She asks them to ask themselves if each item in their house brings a “spark of...
In this episode, I flip on its head the idea that paying attention to your deepest wants is selfish. Both women and men are socialized to deny themselves the things they most want. We spend our time doing all the things we believe we “should” do. We try to appease our parents, bosses, spouses, friends,...
In this inaugural episode, I share my own unlikely journey from an international tax lawyer to artist and coach. Why unlikely? Because I’d given up on art when I was 11. Because I’d labelled myself as “uncreative” for decades. Because my tax law practice was thriving, and it seemed so odd to leave my high-profile...
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