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Join us for a free introductory hour exploring our upcoming 8-week Mindful Self-Compassion for Women Online Course. Learn how you can integrate self-compassion into your daily life. Self-compassion is an inner adventure guiding you to becoming your own best teacher and friend while learning to respond with wisdom and kindness to yourself in the midst […]

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You Are Wired to Be Inspired

“Have the courage to act instead of react.” ~ Earlene Larson Jenks Did you watch the Grammys? So many amazing performances so full of mastery, so much audience enthusiasm for the art and skill of creating and performing music. Were you inspired? I sure was! And I still am. In fact, I watched all the […]

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Happy Thanksgiving! The Best Question to Ask…

“If you only have one breath left, use it to say thank you.” ~ Pam Brown ~ I’m still breathing, thank you, and…thank YOU. I wondered whether to send a Thanksgiving appreciation because I’ve always secretly thought that the main reason businesses (and people in professional services like mine) sent them was to do subtle […]

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9/11: Inspiring a Legacy of Loving Service – 5 Questions

Friday, September 11, 2009 9:32 AM   This morning on my walk at Torrey Pines I had the privilege of reflecting back on 9/11/01. I say privilege because I’m alive and so many others are not for reasons that we all know are equally horrifying, stultifying, and mystifying. In honor of the families who experienced […]

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Happy Birthday Julia Child!

Bon Appetit and Happy 97th Birthday Julia Child! And thank you, Julie Powell, Nora Ephron, and Meryl Streep for keeping Julia’s spirit alive in the film Julie & Julia. It brought back a memory of one of my life highlights. Several years ago I had the good fortune to meet Julia Child, who was 90 […]

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Inspire Yourself ~ 7 Steps to Creative Napping

Have you ever fallen asleep at your desk or had an easier time falling asleep on the couch than in bed? Does your creativity need a boost? Could you use more enthusiasm? Nap your way to success. The National Sleep Foundation reports some astonishing facts that validate the power of a nap: * 48.5% of […]

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San Diego Living – In the Presence of Excellence

The team at San Diego 6 Living is great to work with. Producer Tiffany Frowiss should be cloned. She has amazing relationship strengths to keep all the talent organized and on time in a professional and upbeat manner under a lot of pressure and last minute changes. The day I was on so was comedian […]

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Sacred Walks, Whale Songs, and Wedding Magic

I thought it would be gone by now. A few days ago, the San Diego Tribune had reported a dead 30 foot juvenile male gray whale had washed up on Torrey Pines Beach. They said that it probably been been hit by a boat propeller and most likely wasn’t the young whale “Diego” who has […]

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Discover Your Happiness Strengths

After a four year hiatus, today I repeated the VIA (Values in Action) Strengths survey on the newly updated happier.com. Once again, I was reminded of the power of self-discovery and self-awareness, and the immense value of identifying your personal strengths. The site highlights research and assessments by the gifted Dr. Martin Seligman, founder of the Positive Psychology movement at the […]

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Do You Agree? Is Knowledge the Key to Survival?

“I will say the most important thing the human race has for our survival is our brain. If knowledge is not passed down to the next generation, we will become extinct.”~ George Lucas George Lucas, filmmaker and creator of the movie Star Wars challenged President Obama to make education a top priority as he accepted […]

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Your Power to Inspire. Happy Holidays! (photos & audio)

May your holidays be filled with laughter and love and remind you of your power to inspire your world and how much you inspire mine. Thank you. Love, Mary   Click on the start button to hear a short 3 min. story about the power of love during the holidays excerpted from a recent live […]

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