Category Archives: Inspirations

Book recommendations and reviews.

My Oscar Speech

“Me? I won? Did they really call my name?” I stumble out of my seat, kiss my adoring husband, and after what seems like an eternity, I finally make it to the stage steps. “Don’t fall,” I tell myself repeatedly. Chances are if I did, I wouldn’t look as graceful as Jennifer Lawrence. And truth […]

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13 Thoughts on 2013

1. Age doesn’t equal wisdom. But forgiveness, insight, courage, and kindness do. 2. Death is a thief. It steals who you love and leaves you aching for what used to be. 3. Time does not heal all wounds. It only allows you to become more comfortable with your loss. You still cry because you miss […]

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Big Thoughts for a Big New Year

I’m not big on New Year’s resolutions. But when January 1st rolls around, I am big on doing a spiritual tune up to make sure I’m feeding my soul. Here are a few ideas that have inspired me to spruce up my inner framework in 2014. All IS possible, including me finally cracking open the […]

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It’s November. What Are You Grateful For?

It’s no coincidence that I launched Karousing in the month of November, the month of gratitude. Being thankful is the number one way you can fuel your own happiness. The number one way. On my journey, I’ve learned that if you aren’t grateful for what you currently have, it won’t matter what God or the Universe […]

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5 Things Every Woman Under 30 Should Know

I am a forty year old woman who’s been married twice and spent twelve years working a job I didn’t like because I was good at it and it paid my bills. I’ve tried every diet under the sun (cabbage soup anyone?), loved the wrong guys, and doubted my self-worth. But along the way, I […]

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After All These Years, What We Can Still Do On 9/11

In honor of those we have lost, here’s what we can do on 9/11. Carry on in their goodness. Live brave lives full of hope and wonder. Be extraordinary in our vision of truth and freedom. Help each other rise from anguish. Find within us the grace to hold on only to the good, letting […]

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The Five Minute Journal ~ Practicing Gratitude Every Day ~ Part 2

We’re back with Part 2 of our special series on The Five Minute Journal. In case you missed my post last week, we’re talking about gratitude and how to transform your life by writing in the Journal five minutes a day. Creators of the journal, Toronto based UJ Ramdas and London based Alex Ikonn, are inspiring, thought-provoking guys. I recently sat down […]

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The 555 ~ My Handy Formula For Instant Happiness

If you’re like me, every once in a while you slip into a random bad mood. One of those you know better kind of funks that leaves you complaining about nothing to anyone who will listen. How do you get out of it? How do you find instant happiness? After a recent trip to Lululemon, […]

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