Right after turning 50, author and speaker Maria Leonard Olsen's whole life changed. She got divorced, she got sober, and she started taking self-care seriously. These important self-care shifts launched a more authentic life for Maria, one that she bravely shares with others to support their healing.
In our conversation, we speak about the connections between self-care and social justice, how to set stronger boundaries so we can live with more purpose, and why it's important to be vulnerable and share our whole selves in order to heal.
Stretching my comfort zone and trying new things and ways of living distilled for me what was most important to me and how I would design my life in accordance with my values.Read More
UpJourney piece on parenting mistakesRead More
Maria was invited by the DC affiliate of CBS to do a live "Great Day Washington" segment on how meditation changed her life, and how meditation can be incorporated into the lives of busy people.Read More
Successful, standing-room-only book launch at the iconic Politics & Prose Bookstore on June 30, 2018. Gratifying to connect with so many for whom the words in my book resonated.Read More