Karen’s Blog

You Were Born to Shine

Over time, fear, exhaustion & shame can dim the brightest of lights, and that is why we must, at all times do what we can to keep that flame inside burning bright, choose the path of light and love, and allow our brilliance to be seen. Fortunately, there are...

Your Intelligence Makes You Invaluable

Have you ever felt that you had nothing to offer…no gifts to share whatsoever? During spells of frustration or despair, it’s common to feel worthless. It can seem that everyone else is far more brilliant, beautiful & worthy of consideration.  In times like...

Happiness Comes From Love & Gratitude

Happiness Comes From Love & Gratitude

Every day, people buy too much stuff, eat too much food, and waste away their hours chasing after happiness…to no avail. They may find excitement or satiation, but TRUE HAPPINESS still eludes them.  Fortunately, happiness is really inexpensive and pretty simple...

7 Sure Ways to Fail

7 Sure Ways to Fail

Have you ever NOT succeeded at something? Of course! Everyone has had not succeeded at something. Many people label such unsuccessful endeavors as “failures.” Positive, optimistic, growth-oriented people most likely call such unsuccessful endeavors “learning...

Are you weaving stress or success in your life?

Are you weaving stress or success in your life?

Sitting on my back patio, I have the opportunity to observe and commune with nature. I am often in awe watching red-headed woodpeckers, squirrels, birds, deer, opossum, and even a black snake last summer. Then there’s the inch worms, spiders, skunk, stink bugs and...

Foster Your Environment

Foster Your Environment

Does one or more of the following statements sound familiar? Maybe you’ve heard someone utter something similar or perhaps it was even you.  “This darn computer – if only I had up-to-date technology I could do my job so much more efficiently.”“I realize keeping...

Walking the Talk…

Walking the Talk…

My goodness, my gosh….A perfect chance to live out loud, on purpose, authentic and practice what I teach (a.k.a. Walk the Talk)! Have you ever had “one of those days” when life just seems to throw curve balls, or, maybe dodge balls is a better analogy? Last month, I...

Good Morning Sunshine! Wake Up!

Good Morning Sunshine! Wake Up!

“Good Morning Sunshine!” My Daddy used to say those 3 words to me every morning. Now, if you know me, you most likely know that I am not a morning person. So, you can imagine that my Dad’s cheery words were, on most days, greeted with a groan as I rubbed my eyes...

5+1 Ways to Get Unstuck!

5+1 Ways to Get Unstuck!

Have you ever been stuck? Stuck on a problem. Stuck in coming up with the right answer. Stuck in a situation or circumstance and just can’t see your way through. Perhaps your creativity feels stagnant or you just keep coming with the same ole thing, again and again....