The Power to Be Happy Is Inside of You, and It Begins by Changing Your Attitude (more…)
Can a “Calm and Modest Life” Really Be the Answer?
In 1922, Albert Einstein travelled to Japan for six weeks, where he stayed at the Imperial Hotel in Tokyo.
As he was preparing his speech to accept the Nobel Prize in physics, a bellman came to deliver a message for him. Einstein was short on change, so rather than giving the bellman a tip, he gave him a note, and told the bellman that his note would someday probably be more valuable to him than any change he could give. (more…)
What does it mean to be great, and what does it really take to live a life of greatness?
Most of us have been trained to think about greatness in terms of comparison to someone else. For example, we look at Steve Jobs and think, “Wow, he was a great innovator.”
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…)
How to prioritize tasks and fill your calendar with meaningful things, including time for fun, rest and rejuvenation
When you look at your calendar – whether it’s on your wall, on your computer or on your smartphone – do you see what your days, weeks, and months look like and feel thrilled? (more…)
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…)
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…)
The Special Gift I Have For You Today Is Actually Something That’s Very Dear To My Heart That My Mom Created A Few Years Before She Passed. Apply It, And You’ll Experience More Fun, Joy And ALIVENESS Each Day!
Did you know that on Mother’s Day there are more phone calls being made around the world than on any other holiday? (more…)
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…)
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…)