Joanna Macy teaching at Upaya Zen Center / Photo: Roshi Joan Halifax

4 Ways to Transform Despair…. And The Patron Saint of Lost Causes

How can we go on knowing that everything we love will one day disappear? What’s the point of taking any action once we realize that life as we know it is ending? Inspiration from Joanna Macy and others…

Joanna Macy teaching at Upaya Zen Center / Photo: Roshi Joan Halifax

4 Ways to Transform Despair…. And The Patron Saint of Lost Causes

How can we go on knowing that everything we love will one day disappear? What’s the point of taking any action once we realize that life as we know it is ending? Inspiration from Joanna Macy and others…

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Great Suffering, Great Transformation

At the heart of every experience of suffering is the potential for transformation. Stay open to it.

Upaya Buddhist Chaplaincy Program Graduates and Maia

New Beginnings

What’s the most important thing? To be of service, to soften suffering and cultivate joy in this world that needs it so much. I’m ready for that assignment.

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How to Live Your Life

Celebrating life, love, and elephant wisdom with a poem

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“Real Happiness at Work” by Sharon Salzberg: Book Review

Real Happiness at Work is the perfect guidebook for anyone who is yearning to re-calibrate their relationship to work.

One of the most fabulous moments from a fabulous year -- marrying Honey Ward and Sandy Davis in Santa Fe!

Creating a Beautiful 2014

How reflecting on some of the most meaningful moments of my year led to a big insight… and an invitation to share your vision for the new year.

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How to Map Your Life: Reflecting on 2013 and Creating Powerful Intentions for 2014

An in-depth process to help you harvest the wisdom of the past year and uncover your most potent intentions for the new one.

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My Birthday Wish List

This week: I turn 52 years old and the Liberated Life Project celebrates its third birthday. Here’s what on the top of my wish list.

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About Maia

All my life, I’ve loved the idea of liberation and looking deeply into the question: What does it really mean to be free?

That's what the Liberated Life Project is all about.

You can find my work on two other places on the web -- click on the badges to the right to visit "The Jizo Chronicles" (my blog on socially engaged Buddhism) and Five Directions (my consulting business).

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