The Passionate Life Blog
Listen to Dr. Mara on Tresa Leftenant’s show, A Wealthy Life For Her, on 1150 AM KKNW, Seattle, about embracing a passionate life!
(May 13, 2020: Dr. Mara in Thrive Global) There’s A Crack In the World: Lessons From a Life Well-Lived
Dr. Mara’s latest blog in Ariana Huffington’s ThriveGlobal.com: Read HERE: There’s A Crack In the World: Lessons From a Life Well-Lived “There’s a crack, a crack in everything. That’s how the light gets in.” ~Leonard Cohen . My brother sent me this pic today....
“Between stimulus and response, there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom,” Viktor Frankl, Man’s Search for Meaning. The realism is accepting the existence of the darkness and pain, while the optimism is the belief that something beautiful might emerge on the other side of the darkness. Even a phoenix, rising from the ashes, has to accept the very painful reality of what she has been through.
Judy Maggio talks with Dr. Mara Karpel about ways to reduce stress during the pandemic and the silver linings, we can all learn from, during these challenging times.
(March 9, 2020: Dr. Mara in Thrive Global) Twelve Tips for Lowering Anxiety During a Pandemic: And To Keep from Becoming Depressed
We’re all feeling stressed, and we all have fears about how life is going to be once this crisis passes. To prepare for brighter days, it’s important to take care of ourselves in the here and now. These twelve tips will help get us through this bump in the road and allow us to ride this emotional roller coaster we call life.
(March 9, 2020: Dr. Mara in Thrive Global) Dispelling Anxiety & Anger: Tips For This Time of Global Angst
We have anxiety about the fate of the earth, our country, and our health. While expressing anger toward others is frequently the go-to coping skill to deal with the increasing pressures and stresses of the world, it’s the human connection and support of others that can be the most effective path to peace. The question, then, is how do we get there?
Arrange to have Dr. Karpel speak to your organization. Many groups, communities, and companies have benefited from having insights into the process of aging and the care involved.