Why did I struggle to stick to a regular meditation practice then? Knowing it was great wasn’t enough for me to meditate with any kind of consistency. After years of “should”ing myself into one unsuccessful daily routine after another, I found it! The answer was, of course, sitting right in front of me.
How long can I bask in exploration and indulgence? I’m coming up on the 6-month anniversary of retiring from my full-time job. The length of time it took me to adapt to not working at TVCC was a good night’s sleep. It felt natural from the moment I woke up on Day 1. What aboutContinue reading “The Answer Is 5 to 6 Months”
I was trying to be SuperMom and SuperDirector and SuperKaren, only to end up SuperSick.
I not only struggle to know what day (or year) it is, I also wonder what time I should be counting: Am I counting down? Counting up?
Past Karen was intimidating the heck out of Present Karen, so I found a few ways to get over that. Plus there’s photos of cute kids and cats.
I was feeling sorry for myself about an obvious (though petty) injustice and replayed the offending scenario over and over again in my mind, making it clearer each time that I was the victim, and linking it to all the other times I’ve been mistreated
Mental and emotional clutter is holding me back from the calm stillness where I can grow, expand, and refresh my spirit, so I’m giving myself a retreat.
Coming up with a punny title, that’s where 😁 I’m writing about clothing shopping today – not a topic I usually pay much attention to, but bear with me, the story ends with peace, clarity, and comfy pants. My relationship with clothing is complicated. My size changes year to year, I had limits on howContinue reading “*Wear* have I been?!?”
I have a golden Buddha inside me, yes, and its glow shines calmness through me. The magic I needed though, came from seeing hundreds of golden Buddhas glowing back at me.
I’m excited and not about things getting back to normal. I wasn’t thrilled with normal.