Be Grateful • Do Good • Go Beyond

Notes on Diving and Fear:

Dive, diving, diver

I am not a fish. I was born in May under the sign of the bull, Taurus. I like to hike with my two feet firmly rooted to Mother Earth. Diving does not come naturally to me. If you had asked me only a few short years ago i…CONTINUE READING

Living An Inspired Life:


Hello friends and supporters of Karen’s Inspired Life! Long time no talk to really. I am still  on planet earth. Valley Center, California to be exact. I’m sorry I have been incognito. I’ve been working on things both internally and externally  since I got “home” from traveling at the end of September, 2015. I have …CONTINUE READING

Beyond Bali:


I know I have been a bad blogger lately and have not posted anything since Battambang, Cambodia. Since then I have finished my trip to Cambodia, started and finished (early) my trip to Vietnam, traveled and rented a villa in Ubud, Bali and there is more to come. I promise to complete my previous posts …CONTINUE READING

Pack for Long-term Travel:


Packing can be a daunting task and figuring out ahead of time what you may or may not need for several months of travel can rack your brains. Though I assure you that once you research, see what other people are doing and just simply relax and realize that you are not going to die …CONTINUE READING

Without a Net:


It’s happening! Right now I feel as if life as I know it has been turned upside down and I’m flying through space and time without a net. There are some real changes happening in my life. Changes I have wanted but that are scary non the less. Some days I take flight and enjoy…CONTINUE READING