Hi, I’m Marian Buck-Murray
If you are sensitive, scared, anxious, or blocked — you’ve come to the right place.
I’m here to help you honor your beautiful essence, speak your truth. I’m here to help you step out of the shadows … and unleash your gifts and talents.
Why I want to work with you
My own natural essence was buried underneath piles of self-doubt, fear, anxiety, and negative mind chatter. As a very sensitive person myself, I struggled under the weight of other people’s needs, opinions, and emotions. Throughout much of my adult life, I felt paralyzed by self doubt — which led me to work at a series of low paying jobs.
And even though I authored two children’s cookbooks. Taught very popular children’s cooking classes. Wrote and directed a play. And ran a number of community events. It was NEVER enough. I just couldn’t get past the crippling anxiety and self doubt.
I had moments, even stretches, of pure creative genius. But then, sure enough, I’d lose interest, or confidence, or a project would end, and I would fall back into that comfortable place of hiding and playing small.
Intricately woven into my experience was my decades-long struggle with auto-immune illness, surgery, and traumatic stress – all following my sister’s suicide when I was 17. Throughout the years of my sister’s illness, it was my highly sensitive, empathic nature that led me to take on, and hide, far more emotion than I could handle. So, I shut down my emotions, nearly completely. Unknowingly, I had pushed everything, including my gifts and talents, into the shadows. Years later, my body would use illness to express the TRUTH I was too scared to speak.
Finally, one day I decided I just couldn’t stand one more inch of pain. So, I got the help I needed. And with the help of some gifted healing practitioners, and holistic therapies, I healed!
I had transformed my life. I had more energy. I opened my heart. I was happier. And best of all, my creative, natural essence began to re-emerge!
Inspired and amazed by my transformation, I embarked on professional training — first as a Natural Foods Chef, next as a Holistic Health Counselor, and later as an EFT and Matrix Reimprinting Practitioner.
Though it’s been a bumpy road, what I’ve learned, is that when I face my own shadows, I ignite the healing I yearn for. Shadow work the most rewarding work I’ve ever done.
I spent decades struggling. I am now happier, and more at peace, than I’ve even been. And, the deeper I move into my shadows with love and acceptance, the better it gets. By committing to daily rituals that nurture my sensitivity, I have been able tune into my true essence, and unleash my gifts and talents.
I believe that brilliance lies within all of us. Unfortunately, this brilliance gets obscured in our shadows, surrounded by self-doubt, fear, and negative beliefs. Once we clear away these unwanted feelings, and beliefs , our brilliant essence is there, ready, and willing to emerge.
If you’re ready to unleash your true essence, I’m here to help.
- New York University – MA Educational Communications and Technology
- Natural Gourmet Culinary Institute — Chefs Training Program.
- Academy of Healing Nutrition – Certified Holistic Health Counselor & Nutrition Coach, Faculty Member
- American Association of Nutritional Consultants – Certified Nutritional Consultant
- EFT Universe — Certified EFT Practitioner
- Matrix Reimprinting — Certified Matrix Reimprinting Practitioner