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C is for Counselor

C is for Counselor

“Search well and be wise, nor believe that self-willed pride will ever be better than good counsel.” – Aeschylus, ancient Greek Tragedian   April is Counseling Awareness Month! As such, I’d thought I’d do an assignment that I often give to my clients—taking their name or their profession and using each letter to describe their [Continue]

Counseling Physics: Boom, not Bust

Counseling Physics: Boom, not Bust

“Give me a lever long enough and a fulcrum on which to place it, and I shall move the world.” – Archimedes   The American Heritage Medical Dictionary says that a therapist is “a person who specializes in psychotherapy” and Webster’s Dictionary says a counselor is someone “who gives guidance or advice.” But for those [Continue]

Work Sucks!

Work Sucks!

  “Oh, you hate your job? Why didn’t you say so? There’s a support group for that. It’s called EVERYBODY, and they meet at the bar.” – Drew Carey, Comedian It’s Friday! The joyous finish line of the work week, harbinger of weekend bliss when we can turn our broken backs on the toil and [Continue]

Flying Anchors: Balanced Connectivity

Flying Anchors: Balanced Connectivity

“Chains of habit are too light to be felt until they are too heavy to be broken.” – Warren Buffett, Investor Many of us will be reading this article on a smartphone or tablet rather than on a desktop PC. The days of being tied down by Ethernet cables are behind us. We are always [Continue]

Eat With Your Mind

Eat With Your Mind

“The path to healthy body, and happy soul is based upon self-study, mindfulness, love and awareness. Understanding our relationship to eating cultivates a lot of insights…” – Natasa Pantovic Nuit, Mindful Eating   Our world is fast, growing faster. This pace effects many aspects of our wellness, even our eating. We’ve talked over time about [Continue]

2016: Year of the Guest

2016: Year of the Guest

“I hope that in this year to come, you make mistakes. Because if you are making mistakes, then you are making new things, trying new things, learning, living, pushing yourself, changing yourself, changing your world. You’re doing things you’ve never done before…” – Neil Gaiman, Author   Back in May, on the anniversary of the [Continue]

Holiday Power: The Music, The Marathon

Holiday Power: The Music, The Marathon

“We still find comfort in thinking that there is a time of year set aside when peace and happiness are achievable. The music of the season is part and parcel of this…” – Bob Searls1, Indie Musician, performer of “Jon Solomon’s Christmas Eve Marathon”   It’s a week before Christmas and all across the nation [Continue]

Let’s Get Excited!

Let’s Get Excited!

  “As a kid, I was bonkers for Christmas. The entire month of December, I couldn’t sleep at night from anticipation.” – Rosecrans Baldwin, Novelist   It’s December 2nd and all across the world families of many faiths are getting more excited every day propels them closer to Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Christmas and all the joy [Continue]

The Gratitude Engine

The Gratitude Engine

“Gratitude can transform common days into thanksgivings, turn routine jobs into joy, and change ordinary opportunities into blessings.” – William Arthur Ward, Inspirational Writer   We love gratitude at KeithKarabin.com. We’ve written about how it doesn’t suck, and last year we wrote about how even when it sucks, it is still an awesome part of [Continue]

Halloween Reality

Halloween Reality

“Shadows of a thousand years rise again unseen, Voices whisper in the trees, ‘Tonight is Halloween!’” – Dexter Kozen, American theoretical computer scientist and songwriter   You dare to return after the article on Halloween Fantasy?! You must be courageous, intrepid reader, or one of the many who actually enjoy being frightened, as revealed in [Continue]

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