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Life Maven

The Single Best Thing I’ve Done for my Personal Finances

Once upon a time, not so long ago, money worries would keep me awake at night. Not all the time but sometimes. I didn’t spend more than I earnt but I didn’t really save either. If a big unexpected cost came up, cue stress and sleeplessness. Until this. I bought a Kaikebo. Which is what […]

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Life Maven

7 Ways to Manage Your Media Consumption

The latest Netflix show. The pile of unread books by your bed. The mass of emails in your inbox. The unopened and unused apps on your phone. Feeling overwhelmed yet? Online articles, social media posts, podcasts. The list goes on. Information coming at us from every angle. And the pile keeps growing. No wonder we’re […]

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Life Maven

Consistency: Unlock A More Successful Life Every Day

Ever run hot and cold on projects? Spend 10 hours on something only to not touch it again for months? Then wonder why you never seem to make any real progress? I’ve been there. If you’ve been reading my blog for a while, you’ve witnessed the starting and stopping in action. The answer is a […]

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Productivity Maven

How Can I Make My Day More Productive?

We all struggle with feeling like there aren’t enough hours in a day. With getting to the end of a busy day and thinking our to-do lists aren’t any shorter. And we get the golden days where it all clicks into place and we finish the day actually satisfied with what we’ve accomplished. But it […]

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Life Maven

Inspiration to Create Your Morning Routine

I’m fascinated by other people’s morning routines. I’m intrigued by the many many ways people start their day and set themselves up for success. I don’t, however, believe in copying any individual’s habits verbatim. Their routines don’t guarantee me their success. Instead, I’m looking for inspiration. What to try. What outcomes to aspire. Considerations of […]

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Life Maven

Lessons on Living a Generous Life

If you ask any of us, I’m sure we would all proclaim to be generous in some way. That it’s a value we aspire to live up to. But how well do we embrace it really? How much is living generously a true guiding principle in our lives and how much is it just a […]

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Amplify Your Options

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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Maven Matters

Maven Matters: On My Relentless Search for Better

I’m what you might call difficult to please. Never satisfied. Or easily bored. Maybe flaky. On a never-ending search for a miracle cure. Always onto the next thing. This is going to the habit. Or routine. Or course. The one that (finally!) revolutionises everything. Except it’s not. Because I often get bored, I move on […]

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Life Maven

5 Ways to Amplify Your Options This Weekend

Every day is an opportunity to try something new and expand your life in some way. Small or big, doesn’t matter. Amplifying your life is about pushing boundaries in the most immediate ways possible. The best time is now, the second best time is this weekend. So to inspire you in time to get organised […]

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Amplify Your Options

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 […]