You’ve probably heard Mary use words and phrases like, “embody”, ”tuning into the body”, and “being fully in your body”… But what does that mean!? And what does the body really have to do with living fully alive?! Mary and Lindsley believe that our bodies are the missing link to the life we’ve been searching for… it plays a crucial role to our emotional and spiritual healing and overall well-being. In today’s episode Mary and Lindsley explore all about this topic and more!Read More
In this episode, Mary walks you through an essential paradigm shift as you start choosing to live more fully alive: you have a powerful mind body connection! In fact, you’ve really only been taught to quiet, numb, silence and avoid this deep connection. So much so that our body is typically seen as an enemy, and something to hate. Throughout this conversation, Mary will share her own life experience that helped her wake up to this connection, and show you just how much your body is actually on your team. This episode is foundational for our discussion this month, and you won’t want to miss it!Read More
Join Mary and her part time co-host Lindley Brooks in the final episode of this month's topic of PLEASURE. Mary and Lindsley discuss how to give yourself a permission slip for pleasure. We explore what living a pleasurable life looks like instead of listening to everyone else’s needs and wants before you listen to your own.Read More
Join Mary and her part time co-host Lindsley Brooks in the second episode of this month’s topic of PLEASURE. Mary and Lindsley explore the underbelly of pleasure. They slow the conversation down to discuss the bad rap that pleasure gets, the fear around it and chat about what happens when pleasure becomes a way to cope vs a way to live fully alive. This is a deep dive into the shadow side of pleasure, and they get super raw in this episode. You won’t want to miss out on this conversation!Read More
Join Mary in the first episode of this month’s topic of PLEASURE as she shows you why it's important to start prioritizing pleasure. But pleasure is a word that we don't talk about much, and it often makes us a little uneasy. We are so used to stressing, numbing out and restricting that pleasure doesn't even make it on the list. However, we are all starving for it.
Tune in to learn:
-The 3 reasons why we need to prioritize pleasure -How pleasure probably isn't what you think it is
-The difference between pleasure and joy -How pleasure is the key to living fully alive -How to figure out what brings you pleasureRead More
Join Mary in the final episode of this month’s topic of COMMUNITY as she shows you how to become a phenomenal friend. So much of our focus goes towards wishing our friends were better or behaved in different ways. But have you slowed down to ask yourself..."How great of a friend am I?" You'll get to explore just how present you've been in your friendships and learn ways to show up in a deeper way for your girlfriends!Read More
Is it just me or does making friends as an adult seem complicated?!
When we’re younger it seems we have more opportunities to meet people or more time to connect and hang with our girlfriends…
But then life happens… we marry, have kids, build our careers… who has time to make or invest in friendships?!
And yet, we’re wired for community! So then why does it seem so complicated to make new friends as an adult?
How do you make healthy adult friendships?!
Well, you’re about to find out!
On today’s podcast episode, Lindsley Brooks and I have a VERY special guest for you, Lisa Whelchel.
You may know her as Blair from the long running television comedy called, The Facts of Life but what you may not know is she’s a life coach and wrote a book on friendships for grownups! Listen in on her story and discover what she’s learned along the way about making healthy adult friendships.Read More
Have you heard the saying, “ You Are The Average Of The Five People You Spend The Most Time With”? … Does that terrify you or excite you!? When you look at your closest friendships, are they enhancing your life or enhancing the drama in your life? In today’s episode, Lindsley and I talk about Toxic Friendships - How to break up or “consciously uncouple” with a friend.Read More
Mary explores why everyone is feeling lonely. In a time when we're suppose to be more connected than ever, the truth is we are all feeling displaced. What has happened to community? When did the breakdown occur? Tune it to chat about… -The most common need of all people -What Mary considers the culprit to our lack of community -What happens when you aren't really present when you're with people -The 5 benefits of community and why you're going to want to cultivate it in your life -How you can gain new awareness around what's missing and what you want when it comes to your communityRead More
Join Mary and her cohost Lindsley Brooks in the 5th episode of this month’s topic of IDENTITY as they have a candid conversation about Imposter Syndrome and feeling like a fraud.
Do you feel afraid that someone will discover who you really are?
Do you tend to feel like a phony?
Are you afraid if someone knew the “real you” they wouldn’t want to work with you, love you, etc.
Or are you terrified that someone will discover that you’re just “pretending” to care and you’re not as genuine as others might think you are?Read More
Have you ever paused to listen to the choir of voices inside your head? When they are all saying something different, it can be crazy making! Have you ever thought to yourself, who is driving the bus of my life? Which “ME” is in control here? Sometimes you catch yourself acting like a little kid, or a rebellious teenager...sometimes you are so unconscious you can’t even remember how you got here, or maybe you've had an occasional enlightened moment of being intuitive, loving and wise. So which one is the real you? Which voice should you be listening to? Tune in to today’s episode to find out!Read More
On today’s podcast episode, my co-host Lindsley and I are gonna introduce you to a woman named Kate Pintor and a personality assessment that will help you begin to own more of who you really are.
There’s a theory that we should overcome and improve the parts of ourselves that we consider to be our “weaknesses”. Society tells us in order to achieve and accomplish our dreams and goals we need to focus and improve the parts of us that need fixing.
On this week’s episode, Lindsley and I have a beautiful candid conversation about what it’s like to rebuild our identity after divorce or major life transitions and we explore what happens when we decide to come back to our real selves after years of wearing different masks and pretending to be someone we aren’t.
Join us as we dive deep into this month’s topic of IDENTITY and explore how you can begin to embrace your true self, remember who she is, and let go of the parts that no longer fit.Read More
How would you define yourself?
What masks have you been wearing?
And how far away are you from your authentic self?
As Brene Brown says, “Authenticity is the daily practice of letting go of who we think we are supposed to be and embracing who we are.”
And how we define ourselves is vital to living a life where you are fully alive.
So join me on today's episode where I will help you uncover your current identity and invite you to update any parts that are no longer in alignment with your true self.Read More
“Whether you realized it or not, your space is affecting your thoughts, feelings, actions and ultimately directing your destiny. It’s either supporting your life goals or distracting you from it… it’s either blocking abundance or it’s allowing it to flow straight to you.“ - Lindsley Brooks
Join me and my special guest on today's show to delve in how your living space is a metaphor for how you live you life. Lindsley will share her tips on how to cultivate a sacred space so that you can transform your life.Read More
Most of our lives are spent in reaction mode. Just trying to check the next thing off the list and get through the day. We moan. We groan. We survive it. But is that really all there is to life? What if you felt inspired by your own life? What if you had a compelling future your were dreaming up for your life? What if you could wake up and be grateful to be alive? Join me on today's show where I will encourage you to slow down and envision a life that would inspire you!Read More
So often the association we have with working out is negative. It's usually to make ourselves feel better for the guilt we feel after eating a big meal. Or we only do it when it's extreme and we are chasing a result. (Weight loss, muscle definition etc) And so what happens, we avoid it. Because there are just too many triggers. But what if I could teach you how to love moving your body. Not exercising in the way that you used to do that causes shame and anxiety. But a new way. Join me on today's show to find out how to approach movement in a totally new way that will leave you craving to partner with your body.Read More
There comes a time when we must re-parent ourselves. As women, we often abuse ourselves. We push, push, push until we collapse. And that is when we need our mama's. Our job as adults is to learn how to parent ourselves and lovingly be our own mother. Join me on today's show where we will be exploring the MOTHER archetype and learn how to translate that energy of compassion, unconditional love, nurturing, care, and wisdom into our own lives. And become our own Mama Bear!Read More
No one ever tells you it's going to be hard. They just promise you the fairy tale ending. If you just change your thoughts and your emotions: poof you'll be living your best life. Well folks, I'm here to tell you it's not just a poof. It's messy. It's hard. And it's not glamorous. But... IT'S WORTH IT.Read More
Have you been stuck in the magical thinking that when you lose weight everything will be better for you? When I’m thin… I’ll want to go out more. My husband/partner will be attracted to me. I’ll be more adventurous. I’ll feel happier and more confident. I’ll finally be successful. I’ll travel more. I’ll have more friends. I’ll be more outgoing. My dad will be proud of me. I’ll finally start my business. I’ll wear a 2-piece and love going to the beach. WRONG! What would it look like to start living the life you think the weight loss would give you permission to live?Read More