By: karengray | January 08, 2018

The Power of Fear

The power that we give to Fear never ceases to amaze me. We allow it to control our actions and reactions, and even to affect our entire lives. I was listening to the radio when it occurred to me that fear is just an idea that we made-up. Fear is just a concept. I was in my car, listening to an interview when, in response to a question about starting a new venture, the man said “I figured, if it wasn’t going to kill me or cause permanent bodily harm, what was there to lose really? So, we gave it a shot.”

That was a life-changing moment for me. If it wasn’t going to kill me or cause permanent bodily damage, why not give it a shot? In that moment, I understood that Fear was just a concept - a relative state...

By: karengray | September 27, 2017

I am not sure about anyone else, but I could easily get overwhelmed by the things happening in our world today. And if you factor in the everyday events of being a single mom and business owner, with Winter and the holidays right around the corner, and it is the perfect recipe for a complete melt down.

There is so much going on in our world now, and taking care of ourselves can sometimes fall off our schedules entirely. While we can all justify not taking time for self-care, because we are so busy taking care of everyone else, we fail to see the importance of the Self in that equation.

Something that I often share with my clients is “The Oxygen Mask” theory. If you have ever flown on a commercial airplane, you have heard the flight attendants...

Category: Self Care 

Tags: stress, breathing, relief, life