Maren’s Blog

Writings from the heart. Chunks align in a certain way…

I’ve chosen to do things a bit differently than most. I’ve partnered with life to co-create my world. I live in the moment and am completely dedicated to doing my life mission… honoring my deepest calling, my ‘why’ for existence.

These writings are truths that have come up for me as I process and evolve.

The Goal That Ate Your Self-Esteem

The goals we long for the most are often the ones we struggle with the most – this is by design. It’s our path to real transformation. Learn the three steps to shortcut the pursuit of your goal in this week’s blog.

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Your Everyday Legacy: The Footprints You Leave Behind

Your legacy isn’t a byproduct of your most grand achievements, your monumental contributions, or your lasting creations. Instead it’s formed every day, in every ordinary action you take. In today’s blog, learn how to create your legacy by shifting your perspective on your day to day life.

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The Pressure of Perfection

Did you know embracing imperfection can actually enhance your leadership skills? Learn how to become a better leader by integrating your shadow qualities and practicing Stop, Drop, Reflect.

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The (Potential) Power of Commitment: 

Do you ever find it difficult to commit? Or view commitment to projects, deadlines, or even your exercise routine as a chore? I’ve recorded over 100 episodes of The Soulful Leader Podcast and I’ve learned a lot about commitment along the way. I think many of us have been looking at commitment all wrong. This week on the blog I’m reflecting on how to embrace commitment for what it truly is: a dance between giving and receiving, a way of being, and a portal to new opportunities.

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Are you busy waiting?

Learn how to break free from the cycle of waiting and embrace the beauty of the present moment. In this blog, I’m sharing a practical exercise on how to be more present in order to become a magnet for opportunities that are aligned with your deepest desires, and say goodbye to the constant hustle.

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Can Conflict Equal Opportunity?

Conflict often carries a negative connotation in our minds, conjuring up images of arguments, tension, and discord. It’s no wonder we try to avoid it at all costs. But, what if conflict could actually be an opportunity for growth, understanding, and positive change? In this blog, I’m going to show you how conflict can lead to valuable transformation personally, in teams, and especially for businesses.

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Falling in Love with Questions

Our planet is in information overload, but what we lack (and so desperately need) is curiosity and presence. Learn to break free from the limitations of a fixed mindset and cultivate a growth mindset by embracing life’s questions in today’s blog.

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Breaking Free from Negative Thoughts

Have you ever found yourself trapped in a cycle of negative thoughts, feeling helpless and victimized by your circumstances? I know I have. I also found a way out. Check out this blog to learn several simple (not easy) tools that I used to separate myself from the negativity and reclaim my personal power.

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Leveling Up Leadership: Differing Perspectives

In a world where differing perspectives is a hot topic and ‘Inclusion’ is a buzzword, explore the importance of embracing differing perspectives in leadership. Discover how suspending assumptions and understanding another’s viewpoint can enhance your leadership abilities, and how shifting your consciousness and broadening your perception can lead to increased success, stronger teams, and a more peaceful and compassionate approach.

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I believe that the greatest crime is to learn something that can significantly benefit other people, yet share it with no one.

~ Mike Pettigrew