For all the lifelong explorers, restless souls and freedom-seekers, this blog is my love letter to you.
I’m Laura Maya – a nomad, writer, coach and wildly curious French-ish Australian who wanders the world in pursuit of absolutely EVERYTHING.
I identify as a “Multipotentialite” — a hyper-curious person who feels called to explore endless different interests, careers, projects and creative activities in my lifetime.
And holy crap, am I an extreme case…
I’ve been living nomadically since 2001.
Since the age of 16, I’ve lived, worked and travelled in 60 different countries and learnt to speak 4 foreign languages.
In that time I’ve made dozens of career changes and held over 40 different jobs – most of which I wasn’t qualified for and had to learn on the fly.
When I started this blog, I was living on an off-grid private island in the South Pacific but at the moment, I live in a tiny house on wheels, wandering Australia in a converted school bus called Maurice.
My income is 100% mobile so when the world isn’t in the grips of a global pandemic, I can live wherever I feel inspired, from the Greek Islands to Paris and the Himalayas of Nepal…
And the best thing is I can work barefoot and make-up free on a hammock in my yoga pants (ok FINE, they’re pyjamas, whatever)
That might not sound like everyone’s dream but it’s definitely mine.
I’ve crafted a beautifully simple and unconventional life that has the freedom to change with me and whatever passion project or curiosity I’m obsessed with this week.
Because change and freedom are as important to me as stability and roots are to other people.
Now the best part of my work is helping other restless souls design a life and career they love by exploring alternative ways to live, earn, travel and impact the world.
Through my coaching practice, I support women who want to chase their ever-changing bliss and follow through on their big dreams — especially when they have no idea where to start or they feel like giving up. I offer these services through The Simplifarians, a business I co-founded to help people simplify their home and work life.
I started the Magic of Everything blog in the hope it might inspire people to step confidently into the life they want, even if it’s a life other people don’t expect or understand.
The Magic Starts Here
If you’re new to the blog, here are some good places to start:
What is the Magic of Everything? is the story of why I started this blog and what I mean when I say “the Magic of Everything.”
What is Multipotentiality? explains what I mean by “multipotentiality” and helps you work out if you might be a multipotentialite.
Download a free copy of GPS for the Soul if you’re feeling lost or at a crossroads right now. This free self-coaching program will help you decide where you want to go in life and how to get there.
Check out my book Work The World if you dream of travelling longer term and want practical advice on how to find work around the world.
If you’re ready to make a change in your life and need some support, you can book a 1-on-1 coaching session with me
What’s This All About?
The Magic of Everything is a home in the cloud for curious souls and lifelong explorers, like you and me.
It’s a celebration of the magic that happens when we follow our calling to explore everything and pursue all the wild and unexpected directions our life can take.
This blog is a hub where I will write and share resources about:
- Nomadic living
- Career transitions
- Working around the world
- Meaningful travel
- Language learning
- Why cultural exchange is the path to world peace
- And many other random, weird and wonderful things
It’s a playhouse where I can have some fun and share my own epiphanies and experiences as I wander the world, write books and run my online business… without taking myself too seriously…
It’s the welcome sign on the front door of my virtual office.
It’s the entrance to all the rabbit holes I will dive into in my pursuit of whatever passion project or obsessive interest has my current attention.
But most importantly, this blog is an evolving platform that will unapologetically change with me.
It’s a safe and inclusive space where no one has to trim themselves to fit into the box.
In fact, in this magical place there is no box.
Just a big blank canvas, an open map of the world and endless possibilities for where we might all end up next.
Thanks for coming along for the ride…