Posts Categorized: Fulfilling Lives

End of Year Completion Rituals for YOU

New Year Completion

Do you want a great end of year completion ritual? For the last 21 years, I’ve embraced this “end of year completion” ritual as a way to close out the year and prepare for the next. If you’ve been a client or subscriber of mine for awhile, you’ve seen this before.  But, it’s still one… Read more »

Are you embracing your humanity?

I see you. I see all your brilliance, potential and divinity. I see your humanity, your fragility, your vulnerability. As human beings, we embody a full spectrum of qualities. We all have strengths, weaknesses, clarity and blind spots. We make great choices, and mistakes. We’re instinctual, emotional, rationals and spiritual beings with both potential and… Read more »

Are you fully embracing the ride?

Are you excited about the upcoming holidays? In resistance? Or vacillating somewhere in between? No doubt there is a transition into the energy of the holidays. It can happen slowly and gradually. Or it can feel like you were pushed into a cold swimming pool, a little shocking at first, but refreshing and enjoyable when… Read more »

Are you living from the sweet spot?

Hi again! How did you enjoy the Trolls videos I sent last week? If you missed it, it’s on my blog here. One of the things I love about that movie is how the main character Poppy is a wonderful embodiment of both “being” and “doing.” She radiates love and joy, and boldly embraces her mission…. Read more »

Inner Peace with Cinnamon and Honey

Snopes says this is undetermined and research is still in progress but Google has many URLs reflecting these and other beneficial claims. Cinnamon and Honey Honey is the only food on the planet that will not spoil or rot. It will do what some call turning to sugar. In reality honey is always honey. However,… Read more »

Inner Peace with Balance

There’s a buzz word these days.  It seems that everyone is always striving toward that elusive ideal of BALANCE.  Can you really achieve balance?  The dictionary defines balance as… A state of equilibrium or parity characterized by cancellation of all forces by equal opposing forces. A harmonious or satisfying arrangement or proportion of parts or… 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 »

Everyday Inner Peace Calls

Greetings, Over the extended weekend earlier this month… I hope you had the opportunity to take in many magic moments. My “smiley moments” included…watching a dozen kids rolling down the grassy hill in sheer delight. And, seeing a 4 year old lugging around a 3 month old boxer puppy (who was almost as big as he was!) Quite… Read more »

Inner Peace Tip #17 – How to Not Worry About What Others Think of You

Can we ever really control what others think of us? Oh, how I wish there was a way to have everyone love me – and YOU!   Ahhhhh…welcome back to reality. “Pleasing” everyone simply isn’t possible. Each human being has their own blueprint of likes, dislikes, standards and pet peeves.  Recognizing this reality is the… Read more »