A reminder for when you feel creatively blocked

Whether you consider yourself a writer, painter, photographer, etc. you have most likely experienced a creative block. I go through phases where my brain seems to shut down. I convince myself the universe hates me, and I question if inspiration will ever return to me. But over time I have realized that my problem has […]

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The Fear of Love and How I Came to Accept it

There is a saying much repeated by older generations, which goes as, ‘Do not fear anything, for your worst fears will never happen’. Well, guess what? Mine did. I fell in love. Now, one might think, ‘How can love be something that is feared?’ and perhaps in their own way, they are right. Yet, being […]

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Welcome To WOWhouse

Psycho means mind. Soma means body. The term psychosomatic, which we’ve been taught to associate with “imaginary” illnesses, in fact refers simply to the physiological connection between the mind and the body – a connection that is seeming more concrete and evident by the day. Science is now showing us with increasing clarity that our […]

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August 2018

Prompt: Explain heartbreak in two sentences or less to someone who has never experienced it. Deadline:  Winners will be announced on August 15  

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Grace Coddington: It May Take Years To Be Seen

Unless you were in the industry or in the fashion know, it’s unlikely Grace Coddington would have been a name you recognized pre 2009. But this accidental celebrity has always been in the forefront of fashion. You just never noticed. As a young girl stuck in Anglesey, Wales, the arrival of her copy of Vogue […]

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Nora Ephron On Writing Your Own Life Narrative

The daughter of screenwriters, it was inevitable that Nora Ephron’s life would revolve around penning stories for stage, screen and paperbacks. But perhaps her best narrative was her own. Nora Ephron is one of those women you think of and smile. A gloriously brash, unfailingly honest, kind, generous, quick-witted Wellesley graduate and wickedly intelligent woman […]

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