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Martha Beck Explains Why It’s Okay to Change Up Family Traditions

Holiday traditions have always made my heart beat a little faster—not with excitement, but with stress. Growing up as the seventh of eight children, I spent every December struggling to find gifts and make treats for everyone in the family. Things got easier when I started my own small, nu...

Martha Beck Explains Why Voting Should Be Part of Our Daily Lives

Every time I vote, as I hope we all did last Tuesday, I get a little misty-eyed. For most of history, most people haven’t had voting rights. Feudal systems, slavery, dictatorships, colonialism—so many structures suppressed so many people for so long. When my father was born, American women...

Martha Beck Responds With ‘Lovingkindness’ to Heated Emotions Stemming From Kavanaugh Hearing Testimonies

As I write this, the controversy over the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh is filling the internet with such fury—from both sides—that I think my computer may explode. The situation feels like a microcosm of all public controversy in a time when technology has given individuals the power to...

MARTHA BECK A Conscious Class in Our Lifetime

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rHMUgIzE4ew&list=PLgmbWev43VKeUBNMWEVwnNddAbzUIjPXY&index=4 MARTHA BECK A Conscious Class in Our Lifetime

Maria Shriver’s Sunday Paper: What a Beautiful Life

My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor and some style. — Maya Angelou My friend Clay wrote me the other day to tell me about a book he’s reading. It’s called Seven Ages of Paris, and in it, the French w...