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A State of the Union (Yoga) Address from Maria

Posted on October 15th, 2010 by Maria Santoferraro

It’s been a while since I’ve said hello to those of you who are nice enough to stop by and check out MariaMedia. I’ve enjoyed meeting so many cool people and appreciate your continued support. MariaMedia was formed to be a journal of my journey into my new professional life. It has been eight months more…

Advice for Life From the Last of the Red Hot Mamas

Posted on October 8th, 2010 by Maria Santoferraro

Image via Wikipedia At her eightieth birthday party, Sophie Tucker (a.k.a. The Last of the Red Hot Mamas) was asked to reveal her secret of achieving a long life. She replied: ”Keep breathing.” Damn, I was hoping she would say it was a few glasses of red wine every day, but nevertheless, Sophie must have been more…

Monday Motivation

Posted on October 4th, 2010 by Maria Santoferraro

Image via Wikipedia “I hope I have convinced you—the only thing that separates successful people from the ones who aren’t is the willingness to work very, very hard.” —Helen Gurley Brown Happy Monday! Don’t you just love the start of a new workweek? A whole five days to accomplish goals, fill in the blanks, and more…

Are You a B#@!%?

Posted on October 1st, 2010 by Maria Santoferraro

“When it’s being used as an insult, bitch is an epithet hurled at women who speak their minds, who have opinions and do not shy away from expressing them, and who do not sit by and smile uncomfortably if they are bothered or offended. If being an outspoken woman means being a bitch, we will more…

Welcome Baby Fiona!

Posted on September 28th, 2010 by Maria Santoferraro

“I think, at a child’s birth, if a mother could ask a fairy godmother to endow it with the most useful gift, that gift would be curiosity.” –Eleanor Roosevelt “Mother love is the fuel that enables a normal human being to do the impossible.” –Marion C. Garretty “There is no way to be a perfect more…

Why Girlfriends Rock!

Posted on September 24th, 2010 by Maria Santoferraro

“…and I have learned that to have a good friend is the purest of all God’s gifts, for it is a love that has no exchange of payment. It is not inherited, as with a family. It is not compelling, as with a child. And it has no means of physical pleasure, as with a more…

Yet Another Reason Why it’s Great to be Over 30

Posted on September 22nd, 2010 by Maria Santoferraro

“Life gets better after thirty. Then it gets fantastically beautiful. Guilt gets lost in time. I always thought it was my American mother who transmitted guilt to me; one reason I adored my husband’s family is that they have this great feeling that life is there to be enjoyed, not just as an axis of more…

No Songs for Men, Episode 6: “What a Feeling”

Posted on September 17th, 2010 by Maria Santoferraro

“First when there’s nothing But a slow-glowing dream That your fear seems to hide Deep inside your mind…” Lyrics from “What a Feeling,” by Irene Cara In Episode 6 of No Songs for Men, we pick up with Roxanne feeling her fears deep down inside as she dreams of auditioning for the all girl alternative more…

It’s All Semantics

Posted on September 15th, 2010 by Maria Santoferraro

“An unbelievably large part of happiness/unhappiness is determined by semantics; e.g., the couple who used to be childless is now ‘child-free.’ A nudist colony (tacky) is now a ‘clothes-free resort’ (not quite so tacky). So…you are not dateless, you are date-free. Bald is dandruff immune. In starvation circumstances fatsos are better equipped than skinnies. Having more…

My Guided Meditation Session with Trudie Styler

Posted on September 10th, 2010 by Maria Santoferraro

Trudie Styler is a lucky lady! Not only is she married to one of the hottest rock musicians, she looks fabulous in her mid-fifties, lives in this incredible villa in Tuscany, and gets to practice yoga with her husband, Sting! She also happens to be a pretty cool lady who is an organic farmer, does more…

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