Karen’s Blog

Where’s The Fork?

Where’s The Fork?

What if each moment overflowed with the “best to come,” possibilities and opportunities? I recently heard the story again about a woman who knew she would soon be passing on and requested her pastor place a fork in her hands at her viewing. Knowing people would be...

Want More Happiness In Your Life?

Want More Happiness In Your Life?

Manufacture Your Own In 1958 Moreese Bickham was sentenced to death after being falsely convicted of murder. For 14 years and seven stays of execution he lived on death row, in solitary confinement, for 23 hours a day. In total, he was incarcerated for over 37 years...

3 Simple Habits to a Happier You

3 Simple Habits to a Happier You

We all want a happy life.Happiness brings with it better health, more satisfying relationships, it makes us more creative, and attracts happy people into our lives. But being happy can be a challenge. It’s easy to set our focus on the bad things in life while ignoring...

Just Change ONE Thing

Just Change ONE Thing

Sometimes it seems like nothing works the way it “should.” If you’re human, at one time in your life you have probably hit that point where work was no fun, a relationship was a struggle, or you didn’t even feel comfortable in your body. At times like these, changing...

Have a Cloud Hanging Over Your Head…Good or Bad?

Have a Cloud Hanging Over Your Head…Good or Bad?

Isn’t it interesting how the exact same saying can carry such polar opposite meanings? One being something uplifting and positive while another down-trodden and negative. I was in the direct sun and it was h-o-t. When all of a sudden everything cooled, and I felt...

Breath: What’s So Great About It?

Breath: What’s So Great About It?

During a recent meditation and contemplative sitting, as I was focusing on my breath and breathing, the questioning statement, and title of this article, popped into my awareness and I couldn’t help but laugh out loud.Breath: What’s so great about it?The irony struck...

Seasons Of Life…Seasons Of Love

Seasons Of Life…Seasons Of Love

Yep – it’s true. The beautiful snow photo is my home in NC taken by my neighbor on December 9, 2018 and the tropical photo with peacocks I snapped at 6:22am out my front door at Synergida, my home in Costa Rica. The contrast got me thinking about seasons of life and...

Thanksgiving & Your Confidence Tune-Up

Thanksgiving & Your Confidence Tune-Up

Isn’t it curious that there is a designated day of Thanksgiving? What does this say about our society and culture? According to a quick Google search, there are 9 countries, in addition to the USA, that have a national Thanksgiving celebration. This, in my humble...

Don’t Hold On So Tight…

Don’t Hold On So Tight…

"Love is like quicksilver in the hand. Leave the fingers open and it stays in the palm; clutch it, and it darts away." -Dorothy Parker, author (22 Aug 1893-1967) The more we try to control anything or anyone in our life, the greater our stress and anxiety tend to...

Freedom is But a Flutter Away…

Freedom is But a Flutter Away…

Have you ever just wanted to fly away? Perhaps you’ve wanted to fly away to escape… Then again, maybe you’ve felt light and free and as if you are soaring to heights not yet experienced and the view from above is amazing! Life is often a paradox; a mystery, and...