Posts by Keith Karabin

Six Word Summer 2020

In these new times, with new practices, is even more vital to keep up traditions. Hence, my annual six word stories of the summer.

Ten Year Holiday Marathon

Ten years, ten articles, ten themes. Read on, reflect, and perhaps think of your own holiday traditions. How they started, what they mean, and why they’re so important every year.

Can’t. Be. Grateful.

I wonder how many of us struggled to find something to say we were thankful for yesterday. I wonder if there were some who just faked it or said “pass” because they felt they had nothing. I’m sure there were, just as there were others who may have chosen to stay home or had no place to go which makes gratitude a significant challenge. We all struggle to find something to be grateful for at times. It’s a painful place to be. The way out is to let go.

Let’s All be Unstoppable Raccoons

“It Took This Raccoon 30 Seconds to Break into a Raccoon-proof Green Bin!” may agree.The headline, one of many in Toronto newspapers, referenced video proof. This was great news to the skeptical raccoon expert. “I am firmly on team raccoon, I think that’s pretty clear,” MacDonald said.

30 Hours, for Goodness Sake

“So be good, for goodness sake!” – Santa Claus is Coming to Town Thirty years. Thirty years. With his first...

Counseling: Luxurious Taboo

Counseling is most assuredly a luxury, when approached from the healthiest point of view, and one I encourage everyone to try. Call your insurance company. Ask them if they cover spas, chocolate and champagne. Then ask for a list of counseling providers in your area. It’s luxury that we already pay for, we can all always benefit from and we may just start to change the mindset of our society with our little indulgence.

…to Kill Our Monsters

    Key: We have the power to “kill” the barriers to our enjoyable life.   Living it: Limiting energy...

Six Word Summer 2018

  “By all these lovely tokens September days are here, With summer’s best of weather and Autumn’s best of cheer.”...

Clean up Your Mehs!

“Don’t ask what the world needs. Ask what makes you come alive and go do it. Because what the world...

Your Stress Free Vacation in 5 Steps or Less

  Key: Relaxing vacations take purposeful preparation. Living it: Make lists, buffers, boundaries and memories. Clinical Concept: Blending Acceptance and...