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Meet Mal Duane of Live Smart-Love Smart in Metrowest

Today we’d like to introduce you to Mal Duane.

Mal is a bestselling Author, Mid Life Transformation Coach, and highly successful Real Estate Business owner. Mal has overcome devastating circumstances in her own life dealing with 25 years of addiction, depression, and loss. She used her painful experiences to transform her life and become an awakened, authentic and abundant woman.

Mal’s book Alpha Chick- 5 Steps for Moving from Pain to Power is an Amazon bestseller and the recipient of the Reader’s Favorite Award, The Pinnacle Achievement Award and the World Book Award for 2012. She has been featured on Fox News, CBS Radio, as well as over two hundred and fifty appearances on various internet and radio shows. She has contributed to, Huffington Post, Healthy Living Magazine and Aspire Magazine. Her mission is to live in a world where women discover that they are infinitely more powerful and lovable than they believe.

She is an expert on women reclaiming self-worth and spiritual transformation. Through her coaching programs, she teaches a simple but powerful process to empower women to discover their authentic voice and reclaim their divine birthright of happiness and unconditional love.

She also built a school in Kondjila West Africa in 2006. Mal lives in Framingham MA with English Jack Russell. You can reach Mal on

Has it been a smooth road?
It has been anything but a smooth ride. At the age of 16, I was 5’11” tall but only weighed 103 lbs. Some of my so-called friends called me Malnutrition. That was a form of bullying back then. Those words stayed with me for years and created the sense of low self-esteem that fueled my drinking. Although I was modeling and traveling internationally doing photo shoots, all of the glamour was a convenient mask for me to hide behind.

I had failed relationships which just contributed to those feelings just pushing me into a bigger black hole. My life just spiraled down until I got to a point where I didn’t have one more day in me to continue. That was December 31, 1988. I was 41 years old and ready to die. God had another plan for me.

I started my path of recovery as well as becoming an avid student, reading everything I could get my hands on about the power of personal transformation. I have studied Wayne Dyer, Yogananda, Adyashanti, Louise Hay, A Course in Miracles and many others.

What I learned and emerged from these great teachers was that my own thinking caused all my suffering. Once I fully understood that I was able to start to create extraordinary success in my own life.

We’d love to hear more about your business.
My Real Estate business, Mal Homes was recognized in the 1990’s as a pioneer in the application of using the internet for marketing properties. It skyrocketed my business to $50,000,000 company several years in a row.

In 2009, I knew I had a powerful story to share with other women and wrote my first book, Alpha Chick-Five steps for moving from pain to power. It hit bestseller status on Amazon and won 5 awards. Women identified with my story and the deep pain I experienced. I am completely transparent but all the mistakes I have made.

I coach mid-life women today to Live Smart-Love Smart. I have walked through the fires of hell and gotten back. Women understand I know their pain intimately. I create a safe and sacred place for them to reveal their pain so they can begin the path of healing.


  • I offer personal coaching packages- a three month transformational process called Live Smart-Love Smart $1897
  • I also offer a Divorce Recovery Program that is 8 weeks- $997

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