A WELCOMING SPACE

A WELCOMING SPACE How well do you respond to strangers?   Let’s say I give you a cup of water, and you say “Thank you”, and my response back is, “You’re welcome.” – what my response is actually saying is, “You are...

STRIVING (sigh, sooo exhausting)

(this video is an intro to the article) I was having dinner with a dear friend of mine. I knew something was a bit “off” in me. She summarized it. “Karen, you’re striving.” She was right. It got me thinking… IS THERE ‘GOOD STRIVING’ AND...

FEAR LOSES. STRATEGY WINS.

  May 1st marked my three year anniversary of leaving my role at John Fluevog Shoes, and with the support of my two kids, I bid farewell to Vancouver, packed up my car and drove to San Diego to pursue my life dream. The closing of a chapter began when a Vancouver...

MOLLIFY: the olive branch

The “DO ANGRY WELL” Series.  Part 3 of 3   I was getting gas in Old Town San Diego and the pumps have tv screens for advertisements, music or ‘fun facts’. I look at the screen and it says “Word Of The Day” and the word MOLLIFY appeared. Mollify: to appease...