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How to reach the richness of a full life

This podcast is directed to the people that have hidden behind the excuses and fears of living a full life! Do you feel like you have tried everything when it comes to your health? Your weight? Mary says no more excuses! Don't wait until you get to the point where the costs of your excuses and fears are outweighing what you're getting from using them. She talks about the simple, basic steps that she was able to take that helped her to start loving her body enough so she could make real...


Crafting our physical life

Mary looks back at her childhood and the issues she had with weight. She had a genuine fear of physical activities to the point where it began to control her. At age 50, she began to look at herself in a completely different way. So how did she break that fear? Learn the 3 "whys" that made her decision to change. It helped her to look at life and begin to be a participant in life and not an observer. It's time for you craft your new physical life!


Do you really want to fly?

If you really want to fly you need to leave the nest! Mary asks the question: Do you want to soar enough to let go of fear? She looks back at some of her most paralyzing situations in life and realizes that those moments of fear were turned into moments of courage. What would you do today if you were no longer afraid? Why not talk yourself into things instead of out? Live out your dreams today!


Finding passion determines where you go

Is there only one thing in life that you are meant to do? If so, how is it that we know how to find it? Mary talks about how you are free to discover many passions in life! She talks about how she discovered her own passions, from acting to dancing and singing. But those were not the things that would steer her rudder. Discover how you can find your passion in everyday life and ask yourself this question: What would you do if you could do ANYTHING you wanted to do!


How I made service in life my principle

The fastest way to get rich is to count your blessings! Mary talks about the principle of service. With all the recipes she has at Culinary Crafts, her key recipe for joy resides in her principles. Service is at the top of the list! Mary describes in detail her Christmas miracle, the life changes she sees through her service and how you can experience this all right now! How can service inspire you? Listen today to find out!


The Win-Win of Abundance

It is a principle that often times is misunderstood. It is the principle of abundance. If you are bringing your very best to everything in life, it will affect others. You never know whose life you will touch when you use the principle of abundance. Mary shares the story of a friend who was able to get a job even though the interview may not have been his best. How was that possible? Why is the idea of abundance a win-win for everyone? There is a difference between the attitude of scarcity...


Perfectionism will kill you, but excellence will inspire you!

As we continue to talk about the principles of crafting a meaningful life, Mary talks about the principle of excellence. The values that you select in life will are going to form your rudder. They will determine your course. Whether you're setting your sails or steering a course with your rudder, Mary talks about the principles to get you where you need to go. What will give you a strong rudder in life? What does it mean to have excellence as one of your values? Mary talks about her mom...


The Principle of Integrity

On this episode of Crafting a Meaningful Life with Mary Crafts-Homer, Mary describes how critical it is to live with integrity! How did it play out in her life? From listening to others in the boardroom to having people reach out to her at some of the toughest economic times, Mary explains how showing the importance of trust and reliability in her personal and professional life has paid dividends. It's never too late to Craft a Meaningful Life!


Finding your principles

Mary talks about the importance of finding your principles. What are the four principles in her life that help to craft decisions each day? From her work in catering to just communicating with others, Mary explains why these four principles are her "rudders" that guide her and keep her balanced. What are the "rudders" in your life that help guide you? Listen in and find those gems that can make a difference in your life!


Checking your fear at the door

On this episode, Mary asks the question "What would you do today if you were no longer afraid"? Do you filter your decisions through fear or through love? From the struggles with fear she had early on in her life, Mary walks you through the moments that held her back, from walks to school, gym class to skiing with family. So how did she rid herself of this fear and not allow herself to miss out on one more day? Find out today!


Welcome to the first episode!

Mary Crafts-Homer has been part of the best events in Utah for over 35 years. She has the largest off-premise caterer in Utah, catering for names like Oprah Winfrey, George W. Bush, and Sir Elton John. She's a 16X Best of State winner! But how did life bring all this success to her doorstep? Here's an opportunity hear about her hard-won life lessons and success, bringing you her life experiences as only she can to help you craft a meaningful life!