Anxiety, Life, Podcast

Podcast #19- Thinking Outside the Box/Dancing My Troubles Away/We All Have Trauma

https://anchor.fm/kari-wagner-hoban/episodes/Episode-19--Thinking-Outside-the-Box-Dancing-My-Troubles-Away-We-all-Have-Trauma-e17pqsg For those who won't be listening, I mentioned that my mom underwent extensive surgery on Tuesday. Her neck had to be reconstructed after four discs were removed. She did wonderfully and is now on the long road to recovery. She will also have back surgery in November, and after that is done, she will… Continue reading Podcast #19- Thinking Outside the Box/Dancing My Troubles Away/We All Have Trauma

Anxiety, Humor, Menopause

Headaches, Heartaches, and Fear

During my perimenopause, I became a pretty negative person. As a result of my near constant pain, I grew resentful. I became numb to emotions like happiness and optimistic outlooks like hope. I'd wake up every day afraid to be optimistic for fear of being rewarded with a headache later. As if the Universe was… Continue reading Headaches, Heartaches, and Fear

Anxiety, Humor, Life, Menopause

Podcast Episode Five- Guest Star and Real Talk about Migraines & Anxiety

I wanted to devote this week's podcast to a problem I was dealing with in my personal life. I had a panic attack last week while awaiting insurance approval on a prescription for my every three month preventative that I have been taking since June. I was worried I wouldn't get the medication in time,… Continue reading Podcast Episode Five- Guest Star and Real Talk about Migraines & Anxiety

Anxiety, Humor, Life, Menopause

Universe-Ism #2 -Pity Party for Zero

For most of my life, I was afraid that if I told someone about something I wanted to do, I would fail at it. For example, if I said, “My blog will be successful!” it would mean unequivocal failure. Because by declaring it, I was being overly confident, and thus inviting failure. I was being… Continue reading Universe-Ism #2 -Pity Party for Zero

Anxiety, Blogging, Holidays

What a Year

That’s the understatement of the century. Normally, bloggers like to make an end of the year wrap-up to review what took place over the previous 12 months. Do YOU want to discuss it?  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h9bxHt7yDMo Even though it was a difficult year, there were some significant events that happened in my life. I turned 50 in… Continue reading What a Year

Anxiety, Favorite Things, Humor, Life

Things to Be Grateful For When It’s Just Really Hard to Be Grateful

It is so hard to find the good these days, isn't it? Even I, the Universe whisperer as of late, has days when I just want to squirt the entire Hershey syrup bottle into my mouth and call it a damn day. So I came up with this list. Knowing that I won't be sitting… Continue reading Things to Be Grateful For When It’s Just Really Hard to Be Grateful