My name is Mary and I am a Whole30 Certified Coach.Read More
Our sparkle is strongest when we are sharing our whole, real, authentic selves. If sharing our stories is such an important part of sparkling, why is it sometimes so difficult to do?Read More
What role does ego play in your life? Over the past few years, I have been working to become more aware of my ego, recognize it’s obsession with survival, and appreciate when it roars at me with the intention to keep me safe and alive. Some days this is easier than others.Read More
Embrace your emotions. Check in with your self. Listen to your desires. Value vulnerability. Express your authentic self. Feel your feelings.
These are all ideas and phrases that sound promising, but what do they actually mean? Why are they important? And most of all… how do we put them into practice?Read More
“Wellness” is a word that is thrown around a lot these days… to the point that I have witnessed people roll their eyes at the idea of it. I understand how unrealistic it can feel to focus on ourselves in this way. We are all doing the best we can at creating our lives, being adults, and surviving, so suggesting that we need to add to our to-do list by focusing on our wellness can feel out of touch, for some.Read More
The brain loves to know information… so much so that when it is trying to put the pieces together of a situation (especially when our all too human ego gets involved) it can start to fill in the blanks. To give it credit where it is due, this is a tool that is used for survival. But what happens when your brain starts filling in the blanks, telling stories, that are not true or helpful?Read More
The ache for home lives in all of us. The safe place where we can go as we are and not be questioned. – Maya Angelou
What does it mean to you to “come home to yourself”?
As humans, we tend to stick to fitting into specific boxes. There are so many things that we don’t allow ourselves to feel/think/do for approximately one million reasons (we aren’t worthy, we don’t deserve it, that would be weird, what would people say, etc.). Inspired by Dr. Brené Brown's new book, Braving the Wildernesss, let's give ourselves permission.Read More
We are all brainwashed to think of health, wellness, and sparkle as the perfect images we see on social media, when in reality, the true sparkle comes when we are authentic, vulnerable, and our perfectly imperfect selves. The messiness of it all is so beautiful when we press pause on our ego, image, and personal brand.Read More