Karen’s Blog

Happy Independence Day, USA

Happy Independence Day, USA

As I was reflecting on what independence means, I’ve had the pleasure of working with several clients and interestingly, many were seeking more “independence.” So, now my curiosity and adventuresome spirits are piqued…what are we seeking “independence” from or...

Spring is in the air: 5+1 Ways to put a spring in your step

Spring is in the air: 5+1 Ways to put a spring in your step

I’m writing this at the beginning of spring in North Carolina. Today, the temperature has been much cooler than the past few days, the rains have just ended and the sun is starting to shine through the clouds.  I’m amazed (and I hope I never lose the ability to...

The Next Right Step

So much to do…so little time. Do you feel pulled in a million directions? Do you put yourself last and end up exhausted at the end of each day? Do you procrastinate because you just don’t have time to plan, and even if you do plan things, usually end up going off...

Tolerance

Just turn on the news and you’ll be inundated with crime, murder, robbery, hatred, disrespect, unkindness, lack and scarcity rhetoric. We have become addicted to perpetuating fears and accentuating differences in ways that incite violence, hatred, and rage in order...

5 + 1 Life Lessons

Lately I’ve been noticing people saying a lot of things, like the following: o It’s complicatedo Life’s a struggleo Life is hardo Things are just changing too quicklyo Time is flying byo If they would only do this or that, then I could … We hear things like this so...

Do It Again!

Do It Again! What do you want more of? I know nearly every detail of my parents first meeting me until I was home the next day. You see, I was adopted when I was six weeks old.  Now, you may be curious as to how I could know the details of something that happened...

A Poem of Peace

A Poem of Peace

Together we are world peace… Where and How do you “see,” know, and experience peace? With love and gratitude, please share and pass the peace. Abound in grace, Karen

What do you FEAR?

Fear is one of those four letter words that we ought not to say– much less think. But, we do. What do you fear? Here’s a brief list of some of the things I often hear that people fear: ChangeRejectionBeing aloneFailureSuccessBeing lost in the crowdUnlovedThe...

Healing in Progress – Please Stay on Trail

I’m sitting in the Sky Harbor Phoenix, AZ airport heading home and reflecting about my first visit to Sedona. On day one, I took the Pink Jeep Broken Arrow adventure tour and was impressed by signs like the one in the photo below. I love the positive implication! Most...