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Happy Ditch the New Year’s Resolution Day

Today, 17th of January, is Ditch New Year’s Resolution Day. According to the ever reliable internet at least. People, we are off the hook. Say bye-bye to your resolution. Out of interest, what was it? Mine was to be a better friend and family member. Reflecting on 2017, when I was happy, what’s important, made […]

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Tricks to Get into a Go Get Em Frame of Mind 

Every now and then life requires you get up, get psyched when all you feel like is cups of tea and wearing your slippers. This situation doesn’t need to be a drag, with some simple techniques, you can flip the switch from lethargic to lethal! Have your power outfit! Putting on heels makes me feel […]

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9 Ways Podcasts Amplify Your Life

Most mornings you’ll find me, earbuds in on my commute, soaking up the latest podcast. Of course, at An Independent Maven, we’re all about amplifying our options as a way to elevate our lives. Over the past three years of podcasting listening, I’ve discovered how powerful they can be in elevating my life, and no doubt, […]

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Amplify Your Options: Ease Filled Budgeting

How do you budget without creating all the icky feelings? The feelings of lack and limitation. The feelings of coiled spring anxiety. How do you find ease? The trick to ease filled budgeting is to start, well, easy. First off, show your money some love. Pay attention to it. How much do you have? How […]

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Simplify to Amplify

Earlier this week, this video landed in my inbox. It goes straight to my core. Why I’m here. Why I write. Why you’re here reading this. To amplify! Getting simple and focused amplifies your options because you get results. It’s counterintuitive, I know, because choosing to focus on a few things seems like removing options. […]