Kinwomen is a network, not an organisation or a business, just a gathering of women who want to do life well and be able to claim honestly, ‘no regrets’. The network is women only – bringing together women of all ages, cultures, education, abilities and passions to share life and wisdom.
MAXIMUS & LIBERTY
Amanda is the co-founder of Maximus & Liberty. It is a not for profit surf brand that exists to support youth surfing projects around the globe.
SECRETS IN THE BAY
Is a local community creative photography social media brand, started by Amanda and her local friends. The whole point of the network is to brag about what is beautiful in their local area. Some of their photos and posts have gone to over 100,000 followers
We all need a tribe, a gang, a network, a possie, a gathering and inspiration of women. Last October a group of women retreated together and it birthed the most amazing community of creative women called the inspire collective.
Amanda Viviers is a writer, speaker and novice Mum. She has published four books and can be found in her beach shack, writing her fifth. Her daily blog is a CMA best digital media project award winner. She is a presenter on radio across New Zealand and Australia and is the co-founder of kinwomen; a network created to inspire women to start conversations that matter. Along with her husband, she is co-owner of surf brand, Maximus and Liberty. They manufacture surfboards, stand up paddle-boards and merchandise to fund youth surfing projects globally. Wife of Charl and Mum of Maximus and Liberty, Amanda lives a creative life, longing to see people live inspired.
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Have you ever listened to a singer, who was obsessed with their own voice? It is an interesting thought. There are some moments when I am sitting on my couch listening to singers auditioning for those big reality Tv shows. Waiting out their big break but there is something about their presentation that just does not Read more about how to find perspective and rest at this time of year[…]
“I imagine one of the reasons people cling to their hates so stubbornly is because the sense, once hate is gone, they will be forced to deal with pain.” James A Baldwin This time last Monday I was sobbing in my car at school. The pressure of my pending new book release, a broken car Read more about Come Closer; chapter four braving the wilderness[…]
So you failed this year… It’s okay. So did I. There is something about failure it sits with us in the midst of our humility and asks us to try again. Failure has a shadow companion and his name is “Shame”. Shame sneaks around corners and offers us comfort in the midst of our Read more about You failed this year, its okay so did I…[…]
We all get stuck. Moments and seasons when we cannot get clarity and see beyond today. In our businesses, communication and life strategies. I think that is why New Years Resolutions get such a bad reputation because they belong in the land of “being stuckness”. Change is hard, reframing mindsets is even harder and then Read more about How To Get Unstuck?[…]
As long as I am breathing, in my eyes, I am just beginning. CRISS JAMI New days are a quandary. Full of excitement for the upcoming opportunity and the pain of letting go. Have you ever felt like you were destined for more but just didn’t know how to step into the new? This is the Read more about Three ways I’m finding courage for the new[…]
I am far from a Brene Brown virgin. I’ve read all her books, google searched her podcasts, shared her quotes and stalked her wisdom from my internet cave. However, I was not ready for the undoing that this book has created. I feel like one of my life values and pursuits has been ripped open Read more about Chapter one: the art of belonging[…]
30. Recap: what have you missed? Go back through all the Yestember dares and see what you have missed. One may jump out at you. One you just couldn’t complete back then but now you can. Look for any patterns that are reoccurring that may be limiting you. After you have looked through all your Read more about Day 30: Go Back and make a plan[…]
29. Breathe deep. Today’s challenge is to go to a Pilates, body balance or yoga class. Going to a new exercise class and taking time to prefer our health and wellbeing is an amazing way to look after yourself. A deep breath. A stretch and release. Opportunities to forgive. Moments of gratefulness. You won’t regret Read more about day 29: breathe deep[…]
28. Volunteer somewhere. I was talking to my cousin recently and she was telling me how she had just joined our local theatre group. She is nearly forty and starting a new volunteering activity at her age is such a brilliant opportunity. One of the best ways to meet new people is by volunteering somewhere. Read more about day 28: volunteer[…]
27. What do you admire? Maybe the list of things you have been looking for in a spouse is completely removed from the things you admire in humankind. One of the greatest traits we can have in a marriage is mutual respect. Respect goes way beyond an initial spark of attraction and someone’s physical appearance. Read more about day 27: What do you admire[…]
26. Buy a double pass… Your challenge today is to buy a double pass to a movie, a theatre show or a sports match. Choose something and put it up on social media (Instagram, Facebook or the like) that you have a spare ticket going, who would like to come. A simple challenge that is Read more about day 26: buy a double pass[…]
25. Talk to five strangers It seems a little silly, but the hardest part to starting a conversation with a stranger is the first thirty seconds. What if you just needed some practice at meeting new people? What if a brilliant friendship was on the other side of all that awkwardness? This is my September Read more about day 25: Talk to Five Strangers[…]