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  Well it’s another year. 2012. By now, any of us who do the New Year’s Resolution thing, have made and probably already broken, at least one or more of our New Years Resolutions. I have some questions about this New Year’s Resolution thing. My first question is: Why do we do this to ourselves? Our

Posted January 14, 2012 6:46 pm by Mary Anne Dorward

RESILIENCE: The Courage To Remember

    One day, out of the blue, I received a phone call from an old classmate named Randy whom I had not spoken to since second grade. We got to catching up, and Randy told me this story: “I sat behind you for all of second grade. And one day you drew this picture of a boy

Posted December 19, 2011 9:06 pm by Mary Anne Dorward


    I’m a five time cancer survivor. When I first heard The Big C Word, “CANCER ,” my very first thought was DEATH. If the moment I heard, “I’m so sorry. You have cancer,”  had been written out as an irrefutable mathematical equation, it would have been C =D or “Cancer equals Death.” However,

Posted December 16, 2011 12:07 pm by Mary Anne Dorward


  This might seem like a grim topic for around The Holidays, but truth be told, many people are suffering right now and trying really hard not to show it. I think one of the reasons that the Christmas Holidays are always tough for me is that my mother died on December 23, 1992.  When

Posted December 13, 2011 10:04 pm by Mary Anne Dorward

Top Ten Reasons To Work With Mary Anne Dorward

TOP  10 REASONS TO WORK WITH MARY ANNE DORWARD 1. Mary Anne Dorward, The Joy Ambassador for Cancer, is a five-time cancer survivor and will inspire you. 2. Mary Anne Dorward can make public speaking fun and painless. 3. Mary Anne Dorward has been on Broadway, National TV and Radio and can tell lots of crazy stories about

Posted December 12, 2011 9:49 am by Mary Anne Dorward


This commercial totally blew me away. I cried. I think it is one of the best commercials EVER. What do you think? Themostbeautifulseatbeltadvocacycommercialever            

Posted December 2, 2011 9:00 am by Mary Anne Dorward


    Beannacht ~ (Blessing) On the day when the weight deadens on your shoulders and you stumble, may the clay dance to balance you. And when your eyes freeze behind the gray window and the ghost of loss gets into you, may a flock of colors indigo, red, green and azure blue come to

Posted December 1, 2011 9:00 am by Mary Anne Dorward


Finding inspiration can be the labor of a lifetime, or it can happen in an instant. Inspiration is an extraordinary feeling, whether it comes from a book that changes our perspective, from a person who lifts our spirits, or from simply being out in nature. The impact of a sudden inspiration can change your entire day. Whenever someone talks

Posted November 28, 2011 3:12 pm by Mary Anne Dorward


  It is said by the masters that even a little poison can cause death, and even a tiny seed can become a huge tree. And as Buddha said: “Do not overlook negative actions merely because they are small; however small a spark may be, it can burn down a haystack as big as a

Posted November 23, 2011 12:00 pm by Mary Anne Dorward


I wondered in this hectic time of The Holidays if a blog on PEACE would be helpful for my readers. I would also be really interested in your point of view on the subject of PEACE as well, so feel free to comment. The concept of peace has been debated, fought over and meditated on

Posted November 21, 2011 12:37 pm by Mary Anne Dorward

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“I feel renewed

moving forward writing another chapter of my life with a great coach, Mary Anne Dorward, who inspires me and adds a touch of magic to the adventure.

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