Giving Yourself Permission to Play, Fail, Reframe and Succeed, with Dr. Mary Lucas Flanner

Dr. Mary Lucas Flannery, D.C.

Dr. Mary Lucas Flannery, D.C.

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Some people aren't quite sure what their Love Bomb is, Mary is a constant Love Bomb and continuously struggles with listening, churning, creating, refining, and choosing which Love Bombs to focus on as her inspirations guide her.

This artistic approach to finding her gifts and giving them as service and vocation has led her to create "The Art of Story Project."  The project started as a public speaking online classroom for women in chiropractic and has evolved to become online classes for entrepreneurs who are seeking to improve their ability to create compelling content by integrating the craft of story in a way that will touch people's hearts and minds.

In our conversation we share about how we find and measure our own success in the process of creating our podcasts (she has two, Pattern Interrupt and ADIO Radio), as well as in our lives in general.

I love also how much she talks about the use of story as a way to look at the Hero's Journey of our lives and to appreciate the moments of struggle and squeeze as much as the moments of ease, as well as to learn the potential art of reframing our stories to a more empowered tale.

You can connect with her directing at

That is also where you can jump on her free "Amazeballz Challenge" for moving forward in life on 4 aspects that can help you step forward in your goals with small daily actions.

More on Mary:

She became a chiropractor although she had originally trained for a career in writing, marketing and communication.  After practicing in Wisconsin and Iowa, she made an unusual choice to serve the profession and her passions by working exclusively in chiropractic college enrollment for the past 12 years.  Mary is currently the Dean of Enrollment at Life Chiropractic College West where she has lead the recruitment and outreach team to substantial growth.