Embedding Totems in Real Life

Embedding Totems in Real Life

In my global travels I’ve been stricken by how common symbols and totems are in every society. Castles, churches, governments, cities, families, clans and more all invested in expensive and lasting tokens to display symbols of certain meaning prominently. I’ve seen symbols embedded in walls, ceilings, chairs, and floors, as well as in absolutely any…

About Mary

If you were wondering what the meaning of life is, it’s this: A bit about me… I’ve got five earth-decades under my belt and I continue learning new things every day. I’m a single mom of two amazing young men and a beloved black lab who is my best teacher when I listen quietly. I…

Zeroing In on Purpose

Defining your Ikigai in practical terms Like you, I’m a human on a quest to make my one golden ticket count. I believe in infinite self-kaizen, a commitment to living a bespoke and optimized life by compassionately reflecting on each day’s outcomes carve away what didn’t serve my higher purpose and make more room for…

A Simple Start

This website, and writing about my KindEdge approach to transformational life change, is more than a passion project. I’ve survived a frightening three-year divorce that would have left most broken and in pieces. Financial abuse, false facts and much more pulled me from a million-dollar life to at one point having only thirteen dollars in…

Change is a Muscle
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Change is a Muscle

This is a blog post about blue skies After decades of allowing outside forces to keep my goals locked within my head, I finally learned the key to making change real. I learned that change is a muscle, and it must be strengthened every day. By taking the smallest step each day, my muscle for…