On the heels of an intense month of The Emotional Wheel, October's Sips of Sanity is following up with a much-needed "Getting To Know Yourself". This month Karen and Kelly are offering patrons helpful tools and reflections that will allow individuals to get back to the basics of knowing the self first. And this month patrons will receive a bonus episode with tools!
Happy October, Coffee with the Sarlos listeners! Let's get one thing straight before you begin this week's show: money given with strings attached is always dirty money and this mother's generosity has all kinds of strings attached!
Shonda lost her father a little while ago and she booked a session with Karen so she could reconnect and perhaps get some closure. It was a rocky relationship, one Shonda was working diligently to set boundaries around and then he died. Well, her father Jason has a lot to say about both his life and his death if Shonda is open to hearing it.
Sara came for a session with Karen and she was looking for some very pointed affirmations- 1) Did I make the right choice in leaving the father of my children and 2) Will I have another partner right away? Well, as you can imagine, without a significant period of time, those two things don't go very well together! So, Sara is about to receive a pretty big lesson in growing up.
Thatcher has a burning question for Karen, but he's not about to come right out and just ask it. He's gonna beat around the bush, test a bit and then get exactly what he came for. But not without swallowing a bit of Humble Pie for his behaviours.
Today's episode of Coffee with the Sarlos is about a young woman who booked a personal session to learn how to journey. Karen recaps some of the basic tools involved in this process and the importance of valuing all of our senses when it comes to exploring the spirit world.
This month's Sips of Sanity series is a natural continuation of last month's discussion on emotions. We discussed healthy tools for Coping with Your Emotions and this month we are taking a step back to the basics- identifying your emotions using The Emotional Wheel. All week long we are educating you about the six core emotions- Surprise, Sadness, Disgust, Fear, Happy and our bonus episode, Anger. Brace yourselves for some lengthy and deep discussion of how we are humans experience these complex emotions.
Hannah made the healthy decision in this lifetime to break patterns and truly be in her own life. She walked away from relationships that weren't reciprocal and she set boundaries so that she could live more intentionally and fully. But how do these changes and actions affect those around her? What is the risk/reward of truly being in one's own life?
We have many soul contracts within one lifetime and with them, a responsibility to learn. We also experience endless opportunities to hurt or heal one another and with those opportunities, karma is created. But how do we finally set karma back to a neutral charge? Find out today on Coffee with the Sarlos!
Karen and Kelly are discussing the gift of Remote Viewing in today's episode of Coffee with the Sarlos. They're defining what it is, how it's done and some of the various ethical and non-ethical ways they've been asked to practice this gift during sessions.
Elisha was curious to know the whereabouts of a missing person in her life, so she's called Karen for answers. However, the answers may be a little bit more than she bargained for.
We're in high emotional times right now. Truthfully, we always are because that's what it means to have this human experience- we feel. Deeply. And sometimes that can be wildly overwhelming, so this moth's episodes of Sips of Sanity are aiming to help you learn how to better cope with your emotions on a day-to-day, sometimes moment-to-moment basis.
The ever-present love of Aaliyah's grandparents is wonderfully evident in her one-on-one session with Karen. Aaliyah's grandparents have passed on, but are so thrilled to be able to share just a few of the ways that they have stayed connected to their granddaughter including the milestones and the "mundane" parts of her life.
George lost his dad very suddenly and like so many of us, he wasn't done learning from his pops. So he booked a session with Karen, busted out his Dad Journal and took a few solid notes from his deceased dad's wisdom.
Our ego gets in our way plenty! We often think it protects us, but in fact it is the thing that sabotages us from learning and growing. On today's episode of Coffee with the Sarlos Karen and Kelly are discussing how to identify our own ego and ways to take better care of them.
We are so tickled to welcome clinical psychologist, podcast host and world renown author Dr. Margaret Rutherford to the show this week! We are educating ourselves and listeners about an important, self-isolating syndrome known as Perfectly Hidden Depression. We hope that today's show helps those suffering with PHD to be both seen and validated in your experience and we hope that you are able to grow in both compassion and empathy toward yourself.
Lynn has a retirement plan- or more specifically, she plans to ride out a 2 year stress leave 'till she can officially retire. And she's claiming stress by her boss and coworkers. But what is Lynn's part in this stress? Tune in to find out!
Sips of Sanity is back this month Karen and Kelly are tackling some of the unhealthy beliefs we hold that influence our mental health and behaviours.
Part II of our story about Kevin is playing out in this week's episode of Coffee with the Sarlos! If you will recall, Kevin is an angry man and it's been festering in him for so long that he's not sure what it's about any more. But he's back to gain some insight and tools. The guides are starting with his family of origin and they're not cutting him any slack! Today is about change!
This week's episode of Coffee with the Sarlos is highlighting two very polar sessions. The first is an example of respectful, collaborative clients who are utilizing their sessions to learn the most they can and help themselves move forward with ease in their healing. The second is an example of how many humans complicate their own lives and make their own experiences far more difficult than they need to be. Can you find yourself in today's stories? Can you anticipate or observe how this impacts your loved ones and their overall happiness?
Donna is a verbal abuser. She sabotages her relationships and she never truly knows how to get what she wants or needs in life. In this week's episode of Coffee with the Sarlos, Donna has the opportunity to learn from her deceased mother and step-father where she learned these unhealthy tools and how they continue to bring her feelings of tremendous shame.
What is Future Faking, you ask? Future Faking is the promise of action or change that you will do or get to... one day. Not today. Never today. This week's episode of Coffee with the Sarlos illustrates great examples of what Future Faking looks like and how it deeply impacts the us as we wait for this one-day change to occur.
Welcome to the much anticipated Healthy Conversations series of Sips of Sanity! This month we are discussing great examples of healthy conversations that seek Clarity. Each show is designed to help you navigate way to healthily express all kinds of different experiences in your life. By setting out intention to understand in a conversation, we set up both or all parties to win!
"Kevin" is an angry man; there's no doubt about that. The problem is, he's lost track of where and how it began and he's lost control of its direction. Now he's angry all the time, at everyone and everything. BUT, he's taken the first step by seeing Karen, to begin understanding the importance of learning how one can undo or unlearn these unproductive behaviours. Because let's face it, you can't isolate anger!
This week's episode of Coffee with the Sarlos illustrates an important contrast of choices in how to cope with and heal from the aftermath of the abuse in residential schools. Clients "Grace" and "Frankie" took two very different approaches to their lives after surviving the horrors of residential schools and this is a lesson that we can all use in our healing process.
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