Life, Soul Homework, Universe, Writing

Working On Becoming a Better Listener

I'm learning to accept the less-than-ideal aspects of myself. One of them is that I have difficulty having conversations. There are two aspects to this: I struggle with making eye contact, and I have to work hard to listen. This has nothing to do with the other person being interesting. This is due to my… Continue reading Working On Becoming a Better Listener

Life, Podcast, Soul Homework, Universe

Podcast #25- Vision Board Project

https://anchor.fm/kari-wagner-hoban/episodes/Episode-25--The-Vision-Board-Project-e19d3ms This week's podcast is a long one, but my ad was accepted this time. I think my podcasts need to be longer than 20 minutes in order to accommodate the ads. So here's to longer episodes going forward. 😉 I also had to break my podcast into segments for the first time, which was… Continue reading Podcast #25- Vision Board Project

Anxiety, Humor, Menopause, Soul Homework

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

Blogging, Humor, Life, Menopause, My Book, Nonsense, Soul Homework, Universe

A Year of Reality

Because of a story I told in one of last year's tater tot posts, I was looking for a picture of my hair for the April tater tot post to compare hair lengths to last year Allow me to explain. I wanted to document my current hair length to show how far I've come. I… Continue reading A Year of Reality

Humor, Life, Nonsense, Universe

On Elephants and Hitting Walls

I came across an article online about scientific ways a home can make you happier, and I immediately clicked on it since it piqued my interest. Then I notice the author only shares 25% of his blog posts to those who read his posts without subscribing to his content. The rest of his content is… Continue reading On Elephants and Hitting Walls

Anxiety, Humor, Life, Menopause, Soul Homework

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