All posts in "Love and Relationships"

#PeacefulMondays: Our power with each other

By Maya Mathias / October 16, 2017

A few #PeacefulMondays ago, I shared the realities of using my voice in a label-happy world – as a woman, minority and immigrant – knowing how far our species has yet to go in transcending the struggles those labels represent. So when news of Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein’s sexual exploits unfolded this week, I thought […]


Why My Thanksgiving Heart Beats True

By Maya Mathias / November 24, 2016

This article is part of our Election 2016 Anthology. For a moment in time, we were very, very grateful. After life journeys that began on 2 separate continents, we had miraculously found each other. Battle-scarred from the pressures of 21st-Century corporate America, our hearts, minds and souls still found an uplifting foundation for a loving […]


A Return to Character: Will You Say Yes?

By Maya Mathias / April 16, 2015

Between a globally-shamed woman’s pleas to stop cyber-bullying, and a conservative pundit’s article about a moral bucket list, it would seem that some of us want to return to humanity’s ‘build strong character’ roots. So why are we criticizing these messengers in the same breath? Read More


3 Ways to Redefine Motherhood if We Want to Thrive

By Maya Mathias / May 9, 2014

It’s the season to shower our mothers with love. My mom and I currently live 8,434 miles apart and I miss not being with her this Mother’s Day. We have a Skype call planned (hooray for technology!) and I fully intend to spend it loving and laughing with her. And yet, beyond the beautiful sentiments […]


How the Third Metric Brought Me Unconditional Love

By Maya Mathias / April 18, 2014

Arianna Huffington’s Thrive book launch happened at the perfect moment. I’d been coming back to my center after a devastating life event, and the themes in Thrive mirror my seven-year journey to live the Third Metric. Through it all, I’ve come to experience the wonder of unconditional love and to celebrate the truth that we’re […]