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SOMETHING’S BEEN UNSETTLING ME…

Something’s been unsettling me lately. I’ve been seeing quite a few posts on social media making fun of those of us who use essential oils. It’s pretty sucky because we …

An extraordinary life

An extraordinary life

‘An extraordinary life—a life to be proud of—is a decision. Not a single decision, but a myriad of little decisions each day. Daily decisions about money and health and passion …

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Reflections and Intentions

It’s the last day of the year and I feel incredibly good about moving into a new year. Partly because 2018 was a tough year for me, but a big …

Photo of landscape

It’s finally spring!

It’s spring! It’s finally spring!   There’s something about a new season that signals to me that it’s time to think about my intentions for the next few months. I …

Photo of Karen as a toddler with her Dad

Happy Father’s Day

I lost my dad when I was just 20 years old. It was very, very sudden. I got the news that he was unwell and I immediately flew from Adelaide …

Stop victim blaming

Let’s talk about victim blaming

Today my heart feels heavy. Last week, a young woman named Eurydice Dixon was raped and murdered in Victoria, Australia, as she walked home from performing a comedy gig. Before …

Our prime purpose in life is to help others

It’s been awhile…

My poor, neglected blog. It’s been a long time between visits. I could defend myself and say that I’ve been busy, and this is certainly true. Between my day job, …

The Magic of Thinking Big

The Magic of Thinking Big

I got this book yesterday and wanted to share the story behind it.   I’d heard of the author, David Schwartz, from a workshop I attended where the presenter talked …