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When the unthinkable happens

It's hard to imagine the unthinkable, the loss of a child. Unless you don't have to imagine it. Unless it has happened to you. Then you don't have to imagine it. You are living with it every single day. Two women who have been through want to help others who have also experienced this unfathomable... Continue Reading →

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Cough Drop Snob

I have had one of the worst colds of my life this winter, and I don't say that lightly. I never get sick!! (So, wait, I guess I can't say that anymore...) At the first sign of illness, I start breaking out all my artillery for prevention and treatment, in case any symptoms persist or... Continue Reading →

New Blood Pressure Guidelines

The American Heart Association has announced new blood pressure guidelines. What does this mean for you? Usually, when new guidelines for blood pressure are announced, what is really happening is that the bar is being lowered to make more people who were healthy a minute ago be hypertensive now. I call it "The Patient-ification" of... Continue Reading →

The Rock Whisperer

I was walking at the beach and, as usual, I found myself unconsciously looking for rocks. I love rocks! Anyway, when I became aware of what I was doing,  I had the thought that maybe I should try being fully present and deliberative as I looked this time. I set an intention to find my... Continue Reading →

Keepers of the Light Oracle Cards

I have a new favorite deck of oracle cards: Keepers of the Light Oracle Cards by Kyle Gray, with artwork by Lily Moses.  The images in this deck are beautiful, and there is just enough information on the cards themselves to get you rolling with receiving your message, and the expanded information in the booklet... Continue Reading →

Happiness at the Saco River Market

Next time you go to the Saco Market in Biddeford, make sure you experience the therapeutic scents from Green Thinking. I met Jennifer Greiner at the market when I overheard someone asking her about her 'Grounded' and 'Happiness' rollers and I went over to investigate. She invited me to try out some of the samples,... Continue Reading →

Dream a little dream

We all dream during REM sleep. Maybe some of us are better at it than others: vivid color! Logical linear timeline! People you love! Rainbows and butterflies! But we all do it. We just don’t all remember doing it. There is plenty of advice out there about how to remember your dreams, such as programming... Continue Reading →

Like attracts like in 3 acts

I have been experiencing serendipities lately, that "like attracts like" thing. My author friend Kathy suggested that I look into getting my novel on the shelf at Letterpress Books. The two women I talked to there were named Karen and Kathy. As you might have already noticed, my name is Karen! and my friend's name is Kathy! I was... Continue Reading →

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