Category: Happiness

Three Family Thanksgiving Traditions Worth Sharing

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Three Meaningful Ways To Give Thanks This Holiday Season, From My Family To Yours

It’s that wonderful time of year again! A time when we gather together with family and friends to share a meal, reconnect with loved ones, celebrate and most importantly, give thanks. Yes, it’s Thanksgiving! (more…)

Is Your “Thermostatic Setting” Preventing You From Experiencing All of the Freedom, Success & Happy Relationships You Desire?

Here’s How I Almost Compromised My Own Happy Relationship…

…and One Simple Shift to Allow for Much More Joy in Life.

There’s a “thermostatic setting” within each of us that governs how much good, fun, love and life we allow ourselves to experience and enjoy.

In order to change our thermostatic setting, let’s first take a look at what a thermostat is. (more…)

Am I Being Ungrateful By Wanting More From Life?

Instead Of Letting “Either, Or” Thinking Hold You Back In Life, Here’s How To Shift Into “Yes, And” Thinking So That You Can Accelerate Toward Your Dreams

After investing the last 40 years studying and mentoring others in transformational principles, I’ve been asked more than a few times…

“Mary, does wanting more abundance, freedom and flow in my life make me ungrateful for what I have now? Should I just be happy with what I’ve got, since it’s more than others in some parts of the world have?” (more…)

Made A Mistake? Here’s How to Apologize In a Way That Will Make Your Relationships Stronger Than Ever

 

FREE DOWNLOAD: 10-minute guided audio meditation, “The Power of Forgiveness”

Here Is A Simple But Powerful 5-Step Process For Making The “Perfect Apology” That Mends Fences And Builds Bridges

Have you ever apologized to someone for something you did or said, but then afterward, you felt like your apology wasn’t fully received or accepted? And so you weren’t able to fully mend the relationship? (more…)

The Time I Felt a Lack of Compassion for Someone Who Was Struggling, And What I Learned From It

Have you ever judged someone without knowing the whole story behind why they were acting the way they were? Read this…

A number of years ago, after food shopping at a grocery store, I got into the checkout line to pay. The store was busy, and the line up to reach the cashier was long.

After being in the lineup for some time, I eventually noticed that the cashier seemed really grouchy and irritable with each customer she dealt with. (more…)

The Time I Was Incredibly Rude at the Airport, and the Invaluable Life Lesson I Learned from It

The life lesson I learned by getting mad at taxi drivers, airport security and missing my kids’ spring break.

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Years ago, I committed to speak at a conference, without realizing at the time that this speaking engagement would cause me to miss most of my children’s spring break.

When the event was over, I wanted to get home as quickly as possible so that I could spend at least a day with my kids before they went back to college.

I’d already arranged to catch an earlier flight over the phone.

I thought everything was sorted out for me to arrive home early…

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One Dad’s Fun, Annual Tradition for Honoring and Deepening His Relationship with His Adult Daughter

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A few years ago, I received a call from a friend of mine who was ecstatic after a breakthrough weekend that he’d just had with his daughter.

That previous Friday afternoon, he’d driven to his daughter’s college campus for the annual Parent’s Weekend.

Between her school work, her boyfriend and her packed social schedule, his daughter’s calendar always seemed to be wonderfully full – and this being her senior year, she seemed to be even busier than usual!

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