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The Healthy Advisor: The Art of Mindfulness With Mary Martin

Mindfulness educator Mary Martin on how advisors can take care of their own wellbeing through personal considerations and building connections with others.

Sponsored by Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America


Mary Martin had always been very health conscious, making sure she ate right and stayed in shape. But several years ago, she had a miscarriage at five months’ pregnant, although she didn’t know she was pregnant at the time. The experience helped her learn that from an emotional standpoint, she wasn’t really present in her body. She came to realize what it was like to truly be a human being, not simply a human doing. 

Now she focuses on teaching advisors about taking care of their own wellbeing through personal considerations and building connections with others.

In this episode, Managing Editor Diana Britton speaks with Mary Martin, Ph.D., mindfulness educator and author of Mindfulness for Financial Advisors, on being human in a technological world and how being mindful of your emotional and mental wellbeing is just as essential as your physical wellbeing.

Mary Martin

Mary Martin

Mary discusses: 

  • How she developed her passion for teaching advisors about mindfulness
  • How her realization of not truly living in her body changed her routine
  • The biggest hurdles to getting advisors on board with her teachings
  • How advisors can better handle the anxiety, stress and emotions of clients
  • What will contribute to successful advisors in the future


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About Our Guest:

Mary Martin is a mindfulness educator, author of Mindfulness for Financial Advisors: Practicing a New Way of Being, creator of the original course, and Futures Thinker. She’s a designer of learning experiences that cultivate awareness, adaptability, and optimism. She attended Brown University, Mindful Schools, and is trauma-certified. She’s also the recipient of 2022 Imagination Leadership Award from the Institute for the Future.


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