I have a dream of a world where all people love and accept themselves and each other -- where there are no more puppets, and we are all free at last to live our lives with no strings attached.

When Mardi Kirkland resigned from a corporate sales management career to start her own business, she told herself she was a macho woman who could accomplish anything. Instead she was suddenly confronted with a far stronger belief about herself as she confided to a friend, “I can’t fail…because then everyone will know I’m no good.” While this was a shocking revelation, she realized it had been running the show most of her life and it launched her journey to find wholeness.

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There was no area of her life left untouched once her healing journey began. This is an adventure Mardi expects will never end. In her words, “I’m not walking on water yet.”

“Who’s Pulling My Strings” takes the reader beyond theory and lists of things to do to change their life. It shows what it will be like to take these life-changing steps, and what to do when obstacles seem to be blocking your path.

As you travel with Mardi on her journey, you feel like she is also your companion on the expedition to your inner universe, understanding your fears, encouraging you to touch your core and find your heart. Mardi talks with you as if the two of you are sitting in your living room having an intimate conversation.

What is Your Gratitude Quotient?

“Mardi, you are spending too much of your time focused on “what isn’t” and way too little time & energy appreciating ‘what is’ –  you know, all that you are and all that you have.” This thought popped into my mind one night — I’d recently been thinking of writing a blog about gratitude. This…

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Hay House Interview finally happening!

My Hay House Internet Radio interview is finally going to air! I am inviting you to listen to it. It’s short – less than 10 minutes. Tune in this Friday, February 1, at 1pm PST – 2pm AZ time. Here’s the link: Hay House Internet Radio Interview They told me it would air in 4…

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Are You Satisfied?

Is this a trick question? You might think so after you read my thoughts on the subject. Maybe the more relevant question is, “Do you want to feel satisfied, and what are you willing to do about it?” We all have our wish lists of things we want, our dreams – right? Where are you…

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Do You Have Destination Addiction?

  Just keep your eye on the prize! What are your goals for this year? How about — I want to lose 10 pounds by Christmas? I need to sell 20 houses this year. Or, I have to make $100,000 this year. Our lists of goals and destinations are endless.. We are a goal fixated society,…

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The Art of Listening to Myself

  What I really want to talk with you about is Self Talk. But before we can become a master of our Self Talk  we need to learn the Art of Listening. Here’s why. We have 50 – 60,0000 thoughts a day. Add to that the fact that 80% of our mind/thinking is below the conscious…

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Unexpected Gift Brings Huge Lessons

It was 1983 when I first heard myself say, “I want to be authentic.” At the time I didn’t even know what being authentic meant or what had motivated me to say these words. Now, looking back over these 35 years, it is crystal clear – my inner voice, the voice of Source, was speaking…

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“It’s a new dawn, it’s a new day, it’s a new world, and I’m Feelin’ Good.” I love this song! But then, why wouldn’t I, since I believe it would be a challenge to find anything more important than Feelin’ Good? There might be some might who say this sounds selfish – that life should…

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Are You Ready for the Next Level?

Introducing my new book: Who’s Pulling My Strings? Companion Writing Journal: A Self-discovery Adventure & Journey to Becoming Free. I wish I’d had a map like this to guide me along the road of my journey to becoming free of being a puppet. I am so excited about this creation! It turned out far better…

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Celebrating Independence Day!

Being that tomorrow is a day of celebrating the Independence of the United States in 1776, it just seems fitting to spend a few moments thinking about Personal Independence. I looked up the original Declaration of Independence to get a clear reading of the message that I might find good to apply what goes on…

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Are You Pre-paving a Smooth Road?

  They’re putting down new pavement on Scottsdale Road in front of my community – what a mess at first as they roughed it up to get rid of all the old bumps and cracks in the pavement. Now, it is smooth and quiet – a total joy to drive on it. Isn’t that just…

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