Author of the self help “series” that has helped millions find their life purpose: Finding Your Own North Star, Steering by Starlight, and Finding Your Way in a Wild New World; and author of the stirring memoirs Expecting Adam and Leaving the Saints.  View and purchase all of Martha’s books here.

"She's one of the smartest women I know" - Oprah Winfrey


Upcoming Events

  1. Tracking Your One Magical Life with Martha Beck

    July 24 - July 26

    Join Martha this summer at Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health in Stockbridge, Massachusetts! Would you like to live authentically, release old behavior patterns, and tap into an infinite well of comfort and compassion? Discover how to access limitless resources of power, creativity, peace, purpose, and joy. This weekend, you: Learn to drop the “tameness” of read more…

  2. The LEAP Retreat

    August 27 - August 30

    Join Martha Beck & Boyd Varty for 4 days of  coaching, connection, stories, magic, and—of course—fun at the gorgeous Park Hyatt Beaver Creek Resort & Spa in Beaver Creek, Colorado! This event is sold out. You may wish to add your name to the wait list. Quick Links: Workshop Highlights | High-level Agenda | Getting There | read more…


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The New “No Normal”…Wisdom from Martha

I remember how relieved I was when I first heard someone say, “This is the new normal.” I was always trying to resist change, and I’d never, ever succeeded. The idea of a “new read more...

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Lame Animal Totem: Passenger Pigeon

Happy-Go-Lucky in a Dangerous World I’m into Passenger Pigeons this month because their closest relatives—Band-Tailed Pigeons—have been showing up at my bird feeders. read more...

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Not to Worry: 10 Things to Stop Worrying About

Everywhere I turn these days, people are urging me to worry. "Restaurants are swarming with bacteria!" shouts a local news promo. "We'll tell you what to beware of!" From the read more...




Hey, Look at This!

My super magical cousin, Sylvia Nibley, has created these amazing Inquiry Cards that I think you all will love.

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Summer Fun Sale!

Six bundles of audio fun (aka fundles!)are here, just in time for a summer of inspiration and learning!
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Become a Coach!

The July 2015 Training cohort is SELLING OUT! Take the leap and join the Tribe.  The world needs you.  Find out more.


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Martha’s Bookshelf

Wonder what Martha has been reading lately? Wonder no more! Check out what Martha has been picking up from her book pile. Find out now.