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Hello July!

By Karen | July 1, 2020 |

  Can you believe we're halfway through 2020? I don't think I'm the only one who can say that this past six months has been the longest decade of my life. And I've seen several decades! But enough about this year. We've all seen a lot and much of it has left us reeling. We're…

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Time For A Rest

By Karen | February 29, 2020 |

Yesterday I mentioned that February was a really busy month. It really was. I need a break. So I'm taking that break. I'll be back in a few weeks with some new stuff to read. I hope you'll join me then. Thanks for reading my stuff. My Story Since June 2019, I decided to hold…

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Reflections On Heart Month

By Karen | February 28, 2020 |

I haven't been here much in the last several days. February is Heart Month and has kept me very busy. As a WomenHeart Champion Community Educator I have the privilege of bringing information to women about their heart health. I've been in several parts of the state spreading the word. It's important for women to…

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Would You Put Gasoline On Your Skin?

By Karen | February 22, 2020 |

Did you know that it takes 26 seconds for whatever you put on your skin to enter your system? Your personal care products...substances like hair care products, facial products, bath and body washes and lotions may contain chemicals that are harmful to you and the environment. Many of the ingredients on this list disrupt the…

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Can't You Just Love Me Like This?

By Karen | February 20, 2020 |

I feel like I need to repost this every so often How many times have you said negative things to other people about yourself? How many times have you said something like “I hate my (fill in the blank)?” We are often our own worst enemy, and we speak to or about ourselves in a…

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Stay Out Of Your Way

By Karen | February 19, 2020 |

Do you know that the only thing that gets in your way is you? We all have limiting beliefs. I'm not smart enough, don’t know enough, don’t have the right credentials, aren’t pretty enough, are too young/old, too fat/thin, and many other beliefs I haven’t even identified. We often stay in dead end jobs that…

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Women Do NOT Always Have Chest Pain During a Heart Attack

By Karen | February 18, 2020 |

I decided this was a post best taken word for word from the source. This is important information every woman should know. “But, it’s not my heart. It’s not my heart,” my patient repeated to me. “It’s my stomach. Nothing is wrong with my heart.” A few minutes earlier, I had rushed to the emergency…

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What Other People Think Of Me Is None Of My Business

By Karen | February 17, 2020 |

Why do people think they have the right to judge others? I see lots of criticism of high profile people. They're scrutinized on what they wear, how they look, the size of their bodies and other nonsense. Why are people in the public eye  targeted with such animosity? Is it jealousy, contempt or something else?…

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