Read the signs, direct your path and get your stride on!

Without emotional contrast, expansion rarely occurs. Embrace your highs and lows to expand your worth, health and strength!

— Mary Tess Rooney

True Stride Podcast

True Stride is that feeling you get when you are aligned with your heart in all that you do, and feel energized and happy with every step you take. This podcast offers thoughtful conversations to help you realize your True Stride at work, at home, during play and with your community.

Ways to Listen and Subscribe

Tune-in every Thursday for wise walks to get your stride on!

(Apple, Spotify, Amazon, Audible, Stitcher and Overcast)

With the idea that realizing your True Stride is a personalized journey, Heart Value expert and fellow Strider, Mary Tess Rooney connects listeners to elevate their value, relationships and joy.

Each weekly episode:

  • Takes Striders on a Wise Walk to self-reflect and surface their own feelings and beliefs on a topic

  • Offers stories, perspectives and practical ideas to encourage Striders to make choices and take action with intention

  • Highlights inspiration and anecdotes to activate more joy and appreciation in your life

Podcast Episodes

EP140: Coming Back to Center

We sometimes show up as our own worst critic. As soon as we feel off we’re quick to give it meaning instead of taking a step back from it. This episode talks about coming back to center.

EP138: Accepting Where You Are

There’s nothing wrong with admitting you’re not feeling your best. Life doesn’t require you to be everything to everybody all the time. This episode talks about accepting where you are in each moment.

EP137: Your Best Advocate is YOU!!

People speak from what they’ve seen in their life or what they’ve accepted as true. Being open-minded can be useful, but there are times when people share things that are true in their experience and not yours. This episode talks about why your best advocate is YOU.

EP136: Surprise Yourself!

Children hold an inherent wonder towards the world. They constantly surprise themselves as they learn new things. In many ways, we all still have that childlike wonder that can reignite within us. This episode talks about surprising yourself.

EP135: Clearing & Getting Clear

There isn’t enough room to appreciate life’s present moment if our minds are cluttered with distractions. What are you doing to stay away from distractions and stay in alignment? This episode talks about clearing and getting clear.

EP134: Reflect, Remember & Honor

We all have our ups and downs in life. Sometimes those moments create a ripple that carries forward and alters how we move through the world. This episode encourages you to reflect, remember, and honor transitional experiences.

EP133: Express Your Inner Truth

You know what you want to share with the world. You have the intention, but perhaps you didn’t allow yourself to truly imagine and feel what it would be like to bring that into reality. This episode encourages you to express your inner truth.

EP132: Spring New Life & Connections

New beginnings help you refresh your life. Experiences and environments become more vibrant when you give yourself space to restart. Where will you plant new seeds for yourself? This episode encourages you to spring new life and connections.

EP131: What Are You Consuming?

Food provides the nutrients for us to show up fully in life. What we eat impacts our energy, our focus, and our physical body. The same can be said for the media and experiences we ingest through our five senses. This episode talks about noticing what you’re consuming.

“Mary’s unique perspective, ‘that we’re constantly gaining value as we age’ is brilliant! I now see my value in the ‘sum of all of my experiences, not just my professional accomplishments and personal achievements.’ It’s been a game changer Mary!”

– Jeffrey Shaw
Host of Creative Warriors podcast, TEDx speaker and bestselling author of LINGO: Discover Your Ideal Customer’s Secret Language and Make Your Business Irresistible.

“I love Mary’s mindful shift from how the external world perceives your value to how you internally feel about your value. It’s refreshing and empowering!”

– Next Incredible Person
SVP Special Violet Petals

“The wisdom beyond my years portion of Mary’s podcast gives me simple phrases and candid examples that ground me to better handle situations in my own life, and they are fun to pass on to my kids when it’s fitting.”

– Anonymous