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. Let’s Talk About Dying…And More: A Telecourse with Dr. Martha Jo Atkins

    June 3 - 24

    Wednesdays | June 3, 10, 17, 24 | 10am Pacific Time/1pm Eastern Time Martha Beck often talks about “reinventing your life” in her work as an author and life coach. Master Certified Life Coach Martha Jo Atkins also believes in reinvention: her life’s work is about reinventing the way dying and death is viewed in our culture. During this four-week read more…

  2. Tracking Your One Magical Life with Martha Beck

    July 24 - 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…



The Turbulent Secrets to Soul Renewal…Insight from Martha

Some of my favorite writers are fond of housework as a kind of counterbalance to spiritual attainment. Jack Kornfield, writing about enlightenment, says, “After the ecstasy, read more...


Lame Animal Totem: Gophers

Gophers are dirt-brown rodents with tiny eyes who hoard food in their large, fur-lined cheek pouches, bite aggressively when threatened, and use their hairy tails to feel read more...


Loving Your Inner Pup…Insight from Martha

The other day I heard something that hit me like a wrecking ball. Along the coast of California, thousands of baby sea lions are dying. The herring their mothers live on have read more...




Hey, Look at This!

The LEAP Pendant: 50% of all proceeds benefit my non-profit, the LEAP Foundation. Love, Energy, Alignment, Power in sterling silver, y’all!

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It’s time to reinvent your life!  Listen in as Martha helps you makeover your life in a way that’s authentically you!
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Become a Coach!

The July 2015 Training cohort is NOW ENROLLING! 40 new videos from Martha & Friends! Learn from Martha and her Master Coaches how to find your purpose and help others do the same.  Find out more.



Martha Beck Collection

Have you been hoarding Martha’s O, The Oprah Magazine column clippings for years like we have? Then grab this fan-favorite compilation of her best advice. Grab it here.