Business inspiration

22nd January 2018

WHEN PUBLIC SPEAKING MAKES YOU HYPERVENTILATE (Plus an audio meditation)

(Ask me anything…) “Hello Amanda!!!!! Happy New year! I wanted to get your advice, because I’ve a huge presentation. How do you seem to natural in front of an audience and not let the nerves creep in? -Natasha  …………………………………………………………………… Hello […]
24th December 2017
a reminder to all creatives, artists and entrepreneurs

A reminder to all creatives, artists and entrepreneurs

    Be selfish with your creativity.  Listen to yourself, play your own tune, contribute to the whole.
24th December 2017
How to stop worrying and overthinking

Notice + let go (a note on worry and overthinking)

Have you ever noticed how our personal realities are made up of tiny obsessions? Our minds are noisy places filled to the brim with repetitive thoughts. What are your repetitive thoughts? How many of your thoughts stem from wonder and […]
18th September 2017

PODCAST: ON SABBATICALS, IDENTITY, SPIRITUALITY AND PERMISSION TO CHANGE

  This is my very first podcast. I felt compelled to do it because I wanted to share my honest experience with taking a sabbatical. There were some surprising highs and lows… the lows were deeply challenging and, after the […]
15th June 2017
How to find your purpose in life www.amandablum.com

Existential Crisis + The Truth About “Finding Your Purpose”

  Like many Millennials, I hit my 20s wanting to “change the world”.  I joined political campaigns and volunteered at non-profits, trying to engineer a way I could be a full-time humanitarian.  I’m one of those report stats that say: […]
7th May 2017
How to start a business www.amandablum.com brand storytelling

TO START A BUSINESS YOU HAVE TO SLAY YOUR DEMONS

Bit of a dramatic title. Or is it? I’ve already said that I believe business is a spiritual journey and that success is dependent on our ability to mitigate fear and self-sabotage. Many of the things we go through (confusion, over-thinking, […]
20th April 2017

TAMING THE BEAST OF DISSATISFACTION

  There’s this dis-ease that goes around by the name of dissatisfaction. Never enough. Always wanting more, needing more, waiting for the next big hit. We’re like addicts waiting for the next high. I suffer from it frequently. No matter […]
20th April 2017
How to create opportunities

HOW TO CREATE OPPORTUNITIES (AND THE NERVE TO LET IT HAPPEN)

I really believe so much of how we experience life (and the opportunities we create for ourselves) is down to our attitude. Every one has a sob story. Everyone can give a list of reasons of why their life is […]
20th April 2017
What to do when you feel creatively stuck

THE WAITING ROOM OF CREATIVITY

People in entrepreneurship and creative circles worry about competition, people stealing their ideas, or creative blocks. That’s the ego’s way of looking at things: in fear and scarcity. There is always enough to go around. So long as we are […]