Meaningful Living

Cuban Adventure: To See with New Eyes

by Mary Radu on April 24, 2018 · 3 comments

There ought to be a banner in the arrivals hall at Havana airport that reads ‘Abandon preconceptions, all ye who enter here’. ~ Lonely Planet Our plans to go to Cuba were made before Hurricane Irma and her 160-mile per hour winds pummeled a two-hundred-mile stretch of Cuba’s northern coast, including Havana, in September. We […]

Mary’s Personal “Go Local” Campaign

by Charli Depner on March 3, 2018 · 0 comments

So often we go about our lives, barely noticing how time flies by and what the past years and months have meant to us.  Recently I was asked to be interviewed for a short article about “me” for the Life Planning Network newsletter.  It allowed me to reflect on some of the key accomplishments I’ve […]

What Will Your Legacy Be?

by Mary on March 15, 2016 · 0 comments

President Obama’s Past Chief of Staff, Rahm Emanuel, was quoted as saying “never waste the opportunity that a crisis brings to the table.”  Leaders during earlier world crises challenged us to come together with strength and conviction to lift ourselves up along with helping our fellow world citizens who are in need. This recession is […]

Savor Your Harvest

by Mary on December 6, 2015 · 0 comments

This year’s Northern California Wine Country grape and fruit harvest has been amazingly abundant. From Spring through Fall, when the cold sets in, it’s a juggling act: coaching practice, volunteer activities as well as putting on my “Farmer Hat” growing and harvesting tomatoes, luscious peaches, juicy grapes, figs and other produce (Mother Nature doesn’t use […]

Will this be the best ever for you?

January 14, 2010 Meaningful Living

Recently I received an email with this wish: May 2010 be the best year of your life!!! Don’t you want this coming year to be the best ever for you?  Since life happens one moment and one day at a time, the only time you can impact how well your life will be lived is today.  We […]

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What is the Meaning in Your Thanksgiving?

November 26, 2009 Meaningful Living

Are you fortunate enough to have good food and enjoyable gatherings with loved ones as central ingredients in your holiday season? If so, I hope that you’ll take some special moments to celebration a deeper expression of Thanksgiving… expressing gratitude for the abundance in your life. Research findings reported in Born To Be Good by […]

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5 Minute Tune-up for Healthy, Meaningful Living

August 10, 2009 Meaningful Living

You’ve probably heard the old adage that your health is your most important asset. In effect, your physical health is the foundation which allows you to live fully and enjoyably. During a daily walk, I stopped for a break at a bridge overlooking a beautiful creek. As the water sparkled and danced, I found myself […]

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Want To Be a Positive Change Maker? Be Here NOW!

July 20, 2009 Meaningful Living

“Live in the present. Do the things that need to be done. Do all the good you can each day. The future will unfold.” Peace Pilgrim Creating Positive Change Is an Inside Job! In our daily lives there are chance encounters and circumstances that offer us choices and an opportunity to contribute something positive. From […]

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Getting Started on your Roadmap to Meaningful Midlife

July 31, 2007 Meaningful Living

Hello! Welcome to my blog! My name is Mary Radu and I’m a certified Personal Coach based in the San Francisco Bay area. Although I have a web site and have conducted many, many lectures and seminars, I want to reach out to people in a casual fashion to introduce a program I’m very proud […]

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