Categories
Confidence Maven

Having the Confidence to Quit my Job

Last year I did something I didn’t think I’d do again – I quit my job without having another role lined up. Scary. It was a bold move. It has taken me a while to process everything that led to that point. To distill the lessons learned. It’s one of those scenarios that are hell […]

Categories
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 […]

Categories
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 […]

Categories
Maven Matters

Maven Matters: On Fresh Starts

Does a fresh start always need to include moving to a new place or starting a new job? Do these physical changes really lead to the mental clean state we want? More likely our baggage comes with us.  Wherever we are, there we are.  You can’t outrun yourself. Just because your environment changes, doesn’t mean […]

Categories
Life Maven

10 Ways to Amplify Your Options Right Now

Sometimes it seems like making a change, shifting your perspective or elevating your mood (in other words, amplifying your options), takes so much effort, time or money. That doesn’t have to be the case, so I’ve compiled my favourite ways to amplify, almost instantly, for you. Change the way you get somewhere. Usually drive? Take […]

Categories
Life Maven

Easy Tip for Dealing with Work Stress

Today was a hit the wall day. An already busy week tipped over into hectic when a colleague unexpectedly quit. For a couple of days, I kept pace. Then it started to unravel. I could feel myself getting short tempered, frustrated, fuzzy. I was seriously not in my work groove and it was about to […]

Categories
Life Maven

Amplify Your Options: A Definition

I love to learn things. That’s why I listen to podcasts. To try tactics. That’s how I ended up with a daily gratitude journal. To seek out new experiences. That’s how I ended up at Chichen Itza solo. I love to read. That’s how I discover ‘life hacks’, habits to try, new places to explore. […]