PODCAST EPISODES

Incorporating Light into Your Beautiful Life

Did you wake up in hell this morning, or did you wake up in your beautiful life? Or somewhere in between? Mary and Erin reflect on the most valuable takeaways from the recent My Beautiful Life class, and muse on the power we have to choose our attitude and the challenge of living through disruptions and transitions. Time for some...
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Pro-Tips from Mary – Relief is on the Way!

Are you ready to give Mary’s 8-Step method for forgiveness a try?  First, listen to this episode where Mary shares tips on preparing to do the steps. And how to care for yourself afterward.  You got this! Relief is on the way! (This is another revisit of a previous conversation).
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Self-Forgiveness mini-review + Guided Exercise

In this new episode, Mary leads listeners through a brief review of her Self-Forgiveness method.  The guided exercise begins at TC: 18:45. Pause and re-start the recording as needed. Relief is on the way! Learn more about Mary's method on her website at: www.forgivenesstraining.com Or read Mary's book: Unconditional Forgiveness: A Simple and Proven Method to Forgive Everyone and Everything,...
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Forgiveness mini-review + Guided Exercise

In this new episode, Mary Hayes Grieco gives a brief review of her 8-steps to freedom. The guided exercise begins at TC: 17:00. Pause and re-start the recording as needed. You got this! Learn more about Mary's method on her website at: www.forgivenesstraining.com Or read Mary's book: Unconditional Forgiveness: A Simple and Proven Method to Forgive Everyone and Everything, by...
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Accessing Healing Energy – Steps 6 thru 8 of Mary’s Forgiveness Method

Mary and Erin discuss how forgiveness is refreshing and healing, and by doing it, you can feel better and brighter, by accessing Spirit’s healing energy. Mary explains how in steps 6, 7, and 8 of her forgiveness method, you can experience a spiritual cleansing, a reset in your life, that brings peace and feels terrific. We are revisiting this critical...
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Opening Up to Life Again – Step 5 of Mary’s Forgiveness Method

Step Five is a key ingredient of Mary’s recipe for healing. In this episode, Mary and Erin go deep on what it means to “open up to life again” and how to do it.  Mary explains how this turning point helps us connect with the goodness of life. And she explains how to draw on your higher power to get...
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Restoring Your Boundaries – Step 4 of Mary’s Forgiveness Method

Mary and Erin revisit this conversation, where they reveal the liberating act of setting boundaries in our lives. Drawing lines between what is ours and what isn’t. What we will and will not do. What we will and will not allow to happen to us. How we do and don’t want to use our time and energy. Mary walks you...
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Releasing Expectations from Your Mind – Step 3 of Mary’s Forgiveness Method

We naturally expect people in our life to be good, smart, and do the right thing. We rightly fuss and fume when they do bad and stupid things that hurt and disappoint us. We wish they could and should be different than they are, but we can’t control that. Mary and Erin reveal how to stop tormenting yourself about the...
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Venting Your Emotions – Step 2 of Mary’s Forgiveness Method

Getting out the bad memories, negative emotions, and crappy feelings that have been haunting you, is the beginning of the healing process. Honoring and expressing your true feelings passionately and out loud, is key to your emotional healing process. Don’t be afraid to have the messy cry! Or to yell your head off. Empty your heart of the stored-up emotion. ...
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Asserting Your Will – Step 1 of Mary’s Forgiveness Method

So you’ve decided it’s finally time to ditch the anger, resentment, disappointment, and sadness from a bad experience with someone or something. You want to be done with the pain once and for all. We revisit this conversation, where Mary and Erin help you define the change you want and help you make the strong commitment that’s absolutely necessary to...
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Getting Ready to Start – Mary’s Forgiveness Method

If you intend to heal a big wound from a bad experience and find relief from the pain of it, you will be making a significant change in your life.  Are you ready for a change? Change isn’t easy for most of us. Fear can hold us back from making changes, even those we know are good for us. Mary...
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Overview of Mary’s Forgiveness Method

We revisit this conversation where Mary introduces her awesome recipe for getting through and getting over the inevitable losses, disappointments, and mistakes we all experience, and for peacefully coexisting with annoying and difficult people. Mary’s “Eight Steps to Freedom” is an indispensable tool and life skill for restoring a sense of peace and joy whenever you feel angry, resentful, disappointed,...
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Pandemic Times: We’re Playing a Long Game

Can you move forward yet, post-pandemic? How do we deal with the changes, uncertainty, and psychological rubble and debris that is still in us and around us? Mary and Erin take the long view today and discuss the gifts of a pandemic in human evolution, the current rise of people willing to view what's good, and the perennial tonic of...
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The Mindset of Abundance and Success

You don't need a lot of money to be rich and to experience great abundance in your life, starting today. Enjoy this meaty and encouraging discussion as Erin and Mary explore "the mindset of abundance and success" and the simple and transforming thoughts and attitudes that chase away the experience of lack and scarcity. If you stop chasing success, and...
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Understanding Humility

Do you worry sometimes that you are playing "too small" in your life? Or do you hold yourself back from your fullest self because you were raised to be a humble and modest person and told not to call too much attention to yourself? Mary says, "If the Universe is asking you to step up and shine brighter, then it's...
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Boundaries – Say yes, Say no, According to Your True Purposes

When we feel stressed, overloaded, or scattered, it’s usually because our boundaries are not in place. A boundary is the line we draw and maintain that delineates what we do and don’t want in our lives; it's that important line between who we are and what we intend, and who we aren’t, and what doesn't fit our intentions and our...
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The Paradox of Purpose: “Relax… and Get Going!”

Explore the delightful "playground structure" of Mary's framework about how we recognize and empower our purposes: the paradox of relaxing AND getting going at the same time … the different levels of purpose that inform the song of our life, whether simple like a piano sonata or majestic and complex like Beethoven's ninth symphony. Reach out and put your hands...
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Your Wild Self, Your Confident Self – Is it Time for You to Break Out?

Even for a moment? Our wild self is the part of us that does the unexpected - acts goofy, initiates a harmless joke, breaks a rule, leaves routine to go "Walkabout," or submerges spontaneously in a wild river or a beautiful rain. Erin and Mary celebrate the breakout moments that refresh us and encourage us to shake things up a...
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Self-Forgiveness: The Key to Loving Yourself

Do you have any idea how wonderful you are? Or did you forget how good you are somewhere along the way when life got hard? Stop beating yourself up and depriving yourself of "your beautiful life," and join Mary and Erin again this week as they explore the power of a commitment to self-love and to the active habit of...
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Intimacy and Healthy Vulnerability – Do They Make You Feel a Little “Sweaty”?

Erin and Mary lean in a little closer, a little deeper, into matters of the heart. Our capacity to know and accept ourselves enough to be transparent and trusting of another person is one of the essential abilities to cultivate in "your beautiful life." Let your heart be nourished by this conversation - let our podcast continue to be part...
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Self Love, Perfectionism, and Joy, Anyway!

The Beautiful Life class moves ahead in Module 2 into the vital and tender territory of Self-Love. What are the behaviors of healthy self-regard? Do you dare to firmly plant the new belief that you are "a cherished child of the Universe," and experience the goodness that grows from that?What is "The 80% Rule”, and how will it help us...
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