Darling, What’s more informative than Wikipedia, more energizing than a green drink, more exhilarating than a roller coaster ride, and more inspirational than the Mormon Tabernacle Choir on a Sunday morning? The Mama Gena YouTube Channel, of course! There are over 60 videos on there, spanning the last three years, for your viewing pleasure. (And [...]
Darling, The seed versus the flower. I am compelled by the resilience of a seed. Throw them anywhere that approximates good conditions and you can have yourself an oak tree growing in a sidewalk crack. On the other hand, some seeds can be stored for years and years—if the conditions are right. For example, did [...]
Darling, I am writing to you on my last night in Paris. All the women from the Creation Course have just left, and I just had to share that I am so deeply grateful. Swept away. So moved. So astonished by the sheer raw beauty all around us. And so deeply, deeply touched. This trip completely [...]
Darling, This is it. This is the moment I’ve been waiting for since the conception of the Creation Course last year. Paris. In just 48 hours we will all be converging at the Warwick Hotel on the Champs Elysees, as we begin our total immersion in the city that was, and is, the engraved invitation that [...]
Darling, There are days, there are times, there are actions that we inhabit that ensure our mediocrity. You know this feeling. You drag yourself from bed, follow the deep grooves of the tracks you laid the day before, and the day before and the day before. Perhaps “rut” is a better word. You show up [...]
Women are like trees.
When we are given fertile soil, glorious sunshine, abundant water, and a perfect climate, not only will we thrive and grow, but we will provide so much beauty and joy and nourishment for others.
But what are the ingredients necessary to cultivate a superior environment for a woman?
What causes her to thrive and be spectacularly healthy and creative?
This is an important question to ask yourself. Are you living in an environment that nourishes you?
Or leaves you malnourished?
I wanted to share the story of a Mastery grad, Sister Goddess Darline, so you can experience exactly what happens to a woman when she is cut off from her power source, and then celebrate with her and for her, as she gets plugged back in…
Before I entered Mastery in the spring of 2011, the best way that I can describe my life was flat, numb, dimensionless, and grey. There were few ups and many downs. My marriage was swirling the toilet bowl. I had many acquaintances but few if any friends. I had a fledgling women’s health business that, despite my best efforts at the time, I couldn’t get to turn a profit. My family and close friends were thousands of miles away on each of the country’s coasts, and basically the only thing that I seemed to do with even marginal aplomb was raise my kids.continue reading…
That body of yours?
She has so much to say.
But do we listen?
She takes so much heat from us.
So much criticism.
And sometimes—yes, sometimes—she turns up the volume so loud that we just have to pay attention.
Which always works in our favor, when we do.
I want to introduce you to a very special Sister Goddess.
Her body put her in a total headlock. Read on to see how she handled one of the most challenging situations a woman can confront…
I was 44 years old. Single. Trying for over a year to have a baby on my own, since I hadn’t had a boyfriend in several years, and didn’t know how or when I would find a partner. My writing career was going nowhere. And then I got the news that every woman dreads. I had breast cancer. What???continue reading…
First, it was Portland on Sunday: A large pink ball of fire blazed through the NIA studios, igniting 200 women and their 8,000 nerve endings, hosted by Debbie Rosas.
Last night was another asteroid blast: We blew the figurative windows out of a wonderful, packed to overflowing yoga studio in West Hollywood, called City Yoga, celebrating the Womanly Arts and gathering even more of the West Coast Sister Goddesses. Tonight, the meteor that is Mama Gena will be sailing through LA along with Ricki Lake and Suze Yalof Schwartz, delivering a trio called “Women. A State of the Union,” as part of Amy Swift’s SMARTY, the preeminent network for women in business.
And what is the fuel, the firepower that propels this force of nature?
That would be woman. Woman plugged into her power source, her core fire, her deepest truth and most profound connection to herself.
Otherwise known as: Sister Goddess.
I cannot tell you the joy, the energy, the delight, the fuel, the fire, the depth of gratitude, the passion that gets ignited in me every time I hear of a Mastery Grad who, on receiving her graduation wings, took flight to terrain that she never thought possible for herself.
At my recent Intro Day in NYC, my beloved Sister Goddess grads grabbed the mic and told the spine-tingling, soul-stirring, heart-exploding tales of their reinvention into the women they were born to become.
The Pleasure Revolution is joining forces with Eve Ensler’s global activist movement, V-Day, for its 15th anniversary and most ambitious event to date. We will join one billion people as part of the world’s largest dance break in support of an end to violence against women.
Do you ever get overwhelmed with too many passions and business ideas? Ever wonder what you should be doing first, second, third, and so on? Me too. That’s good news, though, because I recently had the chance to chat with my pal and Mastery Program speaker Marie Forleo on this very topic.
If you don’t know Marie, you should. She’s just been interviewed by Oprah as a thought-leader for the next generation, and she’s built an incredible virtual company that allows her to travel, make a big impact, and give back to causes she believes in. She’s helped thousands of women, including myself, take their business to the next level with her latest course, B-School. And I want you to benefit from her talents right here, right now, with this video interview…
Marie and I have been friends for a few years now—she brings the Mastery house down every year, and we always have a blast when we get together. Watch the interview below where we discuss how to discover your true passions, why every woman is a marketer, and what you can learn from American Idol.