Mary Rogers McMaster – the daughter of South Carolina governor Henry McMaster – has launched a new self-help business with the stated goal of helping her clients live healthier through “personal holistic wellness programs.”
“If you want to feel the peace, you have to be the peace,” McMaster’s new corporate website asserts. “The first part of getting out of the noise is recognizing that it’s just noise.”
McMaster – who once aspired to a career as an actress – is now the founder and chief executive officer of The Good Habit, which purports to teach clients “how to decode your emotional responses so that you can move through life with a feeling of peace, vitality and wonder.”
“If we can build a base of self love and trust within, every interaction we have will be one filled with confidence, clarity and communication,” McMaster’s website continued. “Through a curated method of decoding your emotional wellbeing, we will uncover where your natural talents lie, where you are tangled up in knots, and we will build a map to peace.”
One McMaster “workshop” offers clients “a day filled with movement and emotional insights through the work of visualization, trust work, movement, and chakra healing.”
“You will walk away with an entire new language for your emotional and physical well being, and a soft appreciation for the warrior you are inside,” its promotional language continued.
So … how much does this “soft appreciation” cost?
For “undergrad” sessions, McMaster charges $1,000 per month – for which her clients receive three “one on one sessions” and a “daily curriculum.” For $1,500 – the “graduate” package – the aforementioned three sessions and daily curriculum are accompanied by a “physical alignment assessment.”
Finally there is the “masters” package – which retails for $2,000 a month. For this pricing, McMaster provides four “one on one sessions,” the daily curriculum, a physical alignment assessment along with one “create space session” and one “in person healing ritual.”
Wait … what?
The governor’s daughter is a healer?
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“We are a collection of experiences, the knowledge we share is vast and deep and it is only ours when we admit that it is not,” McMaster (above) concludes on her website. “There is no duty in ownership, there is only duty in sharing.”
Wow. Somebody get Stuart Smalley on the phone …
In years past, we probably would have had much more fun at McMaster’s expense – mercilessly mocking the new age nonsense she is spouting – but at the end of the day the free market is what it is, and we don’t begrudge people for making a living.
Hell, our guess is more than a few of our millennial readers will dial her up in search of “alignment.” Or something.
So while we may think McMaster’s various chakras and fortune cookie quotations are ridiculous, we cannot help but admire her for having the courage to hang out her own shingle and make a go of it … knowing she would probably face some non-constructive criticism from the likes of us.
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