“Welcome to my digital home. I believe we all have a purpose and mission that are uniquely our own. It is our life’s work to articulate what that is and put it out in the world.

Join me in making a difference.”

“My friends and family are everything to me.

They all make me smile, laugh and
give me faith for the future.”

>> READ MY STORY <<

“I love hearing from individuals who challenge what is, imagine what can be, make a difference and move humanity forward.”

I call them Architects of Change.”

>> WATCH VIDEOS <<

“I do what I do because I am what I am.

Like most people, I wear many hats and inhabit many roles. I am a constant work in progress and love to color outside the lines.

So, what am I up to these days?”

POSITIVE VIEWS & POWERFUL PERSPECTIVES DELIVERED TO YOUR INBOX

POSITIVE VIEWS & POWERFUL PERSPECTIVES DELIVERED TO YOUR INBOX

“It helps me remain hopeful for the week ahead.” – Michael R.

“It’s my weekly dose of intelligent positivity.” – Debi D.

“It’s the perfect mix of poetry, prose and politics.” – Linda P.

“It’s profound, provocative and filled with passion.” – George J.

>> READ THE LATEST ISSUE <<

READ MY BLOG

Maria’s Sunday Paper: The Power of Healing

Maria’s Sunday Paper: The Power of Healing

I know, I know. I know what happened yesterday. An American woman joined the royal family. Yippee! I actually got up to watch Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s wedding. Yes, I did. I watched it because I’m a romantic at heart. I just love love stories, and theirs is an...

read more

MAKE A DIFFERENCE
MOVE HUMANITY FORWARD

CONVERSATIONS THAT MOVE HUMANITY FORWARD

Brian Grazer & John Paul DeJoria
Creative Minds Changing How We Work 

Janet Mock
Exploring Identity and Lessons Learned

Jack Kornfield
Finding Love and Happiness

STORIES THAT MOVE HUMANITY FORWARD

Try This Blueberry Cobbler

INGREDIENTS 1 cup old fashion oats 1 cup whole wheat flour 1-1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon 2 tablespoons lemon zest 1/8 teaspoon kosher salt 3 tablespoons of pure maple syrup 2 tablespoons melted coconut oil 6 cups fresh blueberries 3 tablespoons Monk fruit sweetener*...

read more

I’ve Been Thinking … The Power to Heal

This essay by Timothy Shriver was adapted from a recent speech he gave at Mount Sinai's 2018 Icahn School of Medicine commencement. In a special way, mothers and fathers, and by them I include any people who have mothered or fathered these graduates, nurtured, held,...

read more

I’ve Been Thinking…Knowing When to Heal

When it comes to healing emotionally and mentally, it can be difficult at times to even know where to begin. Knowing where to start unraveling years of being hurt by the words and actions of those around us can be a daunting task. I always suggest to my clients, to...

read more

CONNECT WITH ME

         

CONNECT WITH ME

         

LEARN MORE ABOUT MY WORK

LEARN MORE ABOUT MY WORK

JOIN ME IN MY MISSION

Every 65 seconds, a new brain develops Alzheimer’s.

Two-thirds belong to women and no one knows why.


JOIN ME IN MY MISSION

JOIN ME IN MY MISSION

Every 65 seconds, a new brain develops Alzheimer’s.

Two-thirds belong to women and no one knows why.

SOME THINGS NEVER
GO OUT OF STYLE.

Conversations & speeches from 
The Women’s Conference, a gathering
of the greatest hearts and minds.

SOME THINGS NEVER
GO OUT OF STYLE.

Conversations & speeches from The Women’s Conference, a gathering of the greatest hearts and minds.

quote1

quote2