As a psychotherapist and authorized Zen Master, Mary Jaksch is passionate about helping people lead happier and more meaningful lives. She was born in England, grew up in Germany, and now lives in New Zealand. After starting professional life as a classical flutist, Mary then became a psychotherapy and was later appointed as a Zen Master.
She is the founder of two popular websites, GoodlifeZEN and WritetoDone with over a million followers. Mary is also a mother, and a 5th Degree Karate Black Belt in active training.
The most important values for her are love and kindness. That is, being loving and kind with yourself, as well as being kind and compassionate with others.