Posts Categorized: Emotional Muscles

Adopt An Emotion: Curiosity

This emotion breeds lots of surprises, and is more powerful that I ever imagined.  Curiosity is one of those emotions that can be “turned on” at any moment by asking a simple question of inquiry. All one really needs to experience “curiosity” is a willingness to do so. Definition: “a desire to know or learn; a… Read more »

Inner Peace with Compassion

How can you respond “at the highest energetic level” when someone is frustrating you? Being unresourceful? Hurting you? Being difficult or pissing you off? The answer is… with “compassion”. Compassion is “understanding” and “accepting” where another person is emotionally, mentally, physically or spiritually.  And, with greater understanding and acceptance comes greater tolerance. It doesn’t mean… Read more »

Inner Peace Article – Making Stuff Up

What do you do when you don’t have all the information or communication you need with someone?  Something feels ‘off’, AND you haven’t spoken directly about it.  Maybe THEY didn’t return a call or respond to an email, plans to get together never materialized, or were cancelled unexpectedly.  Or suddenly all communication has disappeared.  Maybe… Read more »

Inner Peace by Divorcing Drama with Gregory Anne Cox

“Divorcing Drama” by Gregory Anne Cox Note From Mary: I loved the title of this article … had to pass it along to you. Here’s to divorcing drama. 🙂 Gregory Anne’s Article: Ellen is a fit, fabulous, midlife gal who has successfully raised four children into various stages of adulthood. We know each other because… Read more »

Inner Peace and Owning your Power, with Gaile Burchill

“What’s Possible When You Own Your Power” by Gaile Burchill Note From Mary: One of the women I admire deeply is Gaile Burchill. She’s not only been a client and student of mine, she was instrumental in the success of the Awakening Beyond Achievement Tour. She happens to be participating in my latest Ultimate Impact… Read more »

Inner Peace and the 7 Keys to Profound Happiness – #7 And EVERYTHING

I could go on and on about other elements contributing to my happiness (but this series is getting a bit long!).  When you’re profoundly happy, it seems that EVERYTHING is adding to it.  Some of the other biggies include laughter, living squarely in the present moment, aligning with reality (however it unfolds), being silly, snuggling… Read more »

Inner Peace Tip # 14 – How to Tap into Inner Peace After Receiving a Big Disappointment?

You received bad news. You were just fired.  Your significant other didn’t keep their word. You lost a client. You didn’t win the proposal. There are a myriad of ways, we humans, can get disappointed in life. Disappointment only comes when we get attached to life unfolding a certain way, and then resist what happens… Read more »

Inner Peace Tip #13 – How to Deal with Unreasonable Customers Without Losing Your Inner Peace?

People and customers will be unreasonable some of the time.  It’s unreasonable to think people and customers shouldn’t be unreasonable – at least some of the time.  Have you ever had an unreasonable moment?  I sure have.  Typically, my unreasonable moments happen when I get attached to an idea or thought, that isn’t happening in… Read more »

Inner Peace and the 7 Keys to Profound Happiness – #2 Daily Gratitude

2.  Daily Gratitude. This isn’t a new concept.  However, putting it CONSISTENTLY into practice IS new, at least for me. At the Mega-Book Marketing conference, I heard Jack Canfield speak about the “gratitude rituals” of featured speakers in The Secret. Apparently, each morning before Rhonda Byrne gets out of bed, she connects with feelings of… Read more »