We Truly Choose to Get Sick

We Truly Choose to Get Sick

When I was in the middle of "reality," I was sick - a lot. The highlight was passing out in the lobby of a walk-in clinic, waking up to paramedics asking me my name and who the president was. This is after they evacuated the lobby full of sick people to another...

This Little Video is Quite Popular

This Little Video is Quite Popular

A short video I did over a year ago is apparently gaining traction. I continually get notifications of new comments. I want to stay on top of them as there are so many questions people have about what happens in between lives. The first video is the one from a year...

Signs Of Aging – Why Do You Look For Them?

Signs Of Aging – Why Do You Look For Them?

Your mother did it. Your grandmother did it. So did Aunt Becky and Uncle Lou. Humans have been in agreement that when you hit "a certain age," stuff is going to start happening to your body. Many of you start running from it... because You "know" it is coming, but...

Why Listen To Me? You’ve asked, I am answering

Why Listen To Me? You’ve asked, I am answering

I knew moving from my home, my relationship and career of 25 years - big changes would be coming. Oh they did not disappoint. I have been in surrender mode for years now. I am a wide open receiver, and this is why so much comes through me now. But how did I get here?...

THE TRAIL OF BREADCRUMBS

This is the list of the books I've read, and listened to, on this journey. From the last fiction book I read (although not fiction to me) the Alchemist, to Caroline Myss. These books downloaded information into me to re-member everything on the topic within my...

Maria Elena MEXIA – Part Two

Maria Elena MEXIA – Part Two

THE PATH BEYOND HARMONY - Episode FourteenWe are simply normal people going about our lives... and then, we get the calling...In Part II, we watch the unfolding of Maria Elena's healing abilties. As she opened up, she allowed great masters to come through her;...

Maria Elena MEXIA – Part One

Maria Elena MEXIA – Part One

THE PATH BEYOND HARMONY - Episode ThirteenWe are simply normal people going about our lives... and then, we get the calling...In this video, we learn how Maria Elena Mexia went from directing (and performing as a singer) in the opera for much of her life. When she...

FORTY DAYS OF DARKNESS

FORTY DAYS OF DARKNESS

THE PATH BEYOND HARMONY - Episode TwelveJen is embarking on something you wouldn't want to do... In early February, Jen will come out from forty days being in a dark room with absolutely no light. How will she change? I can only imagine in beautiful ways.

THEY SPEAK TO THE OTHER SIDE

THEY SPEAK TO THE OTHER SIDE

THE PATH BEYOND HARMONY - Episode ElevenThese two women both accessed my deceased friend - and both received messages for me.  I was drawn to Jen during a Zoom call as her stories were crazier than mine. After a quick conversation, she offered to do a soul retrieval...

The Guidance You Don’t Follow

The Guidance You Don’t Follow

THE PATH BEYOND HARMONY - Episode NineYou may think you follow the guidance you get, In this video I will prove that you don't. You can't!People frequently tell me that they try to live by following guidance all of the time - like I do. This video will prove why you...

Everything is Energy & My Next Move

Everything is Energy & My Next Move

THE PATH BEYOND HARMONY - Episode EightCari explains how everything, even a thought, is energy - and announces her next move!At the Monroe Institute for a week recently, I had another huge opening come through to me. I listen to guidance, so my path is radically...

Beliefs, Truth & Guidance

Beliefs, Truth & Guidance

THE PATH BEYOND HARMONY - Beliefs, Truth & GuidanceEpisode Five - We have been handed down family beliefs for generations. Why do we simply adopt them because someone decades ago believed it to be true? Challenge your beliefs and begin to see yourself expanding...

THE PATH BEYOND HARMONY – My Miracle Manifestations

THE PATH BEYOND HARMONY – My Miracle Manifestations

THE PATH BEYOND HARMONY - Episode FourWe get what we think about... it's your basic Law of Attraction in action. I was pretty amazed when I realized the thing I fantasized about actually came true. Looking back, I see all of the experiences I manifested, good, bad and...

THE PATH BEYOND HARMONY – Following Guidance

THE PATH BEYOND HARMONY – Following Guidance

In this video Cari shares examples when - against the beliefs that drive humans into action - she followed guidance; how the options made her feel. She's never followed the 'sure thing' and never followed the money. By going the opposite of what your beliefs tell you...

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Emotions - how you feel is everything! Change how you feel and you will be changing everything in your life! Feel great, life will be great. If you feel others are responsible for your happiness, I've got reallly bad news for you...

THE PATH BEYOND HARMONY – Breadcrumb Trail

THE PATH BEYOND HARMONY – Breadcrumb Trail

Welcome to the first episode, the overview of The Path Beyond Harmony. Seekers are all out there looking for somewhere to hitch their wagons. If I can be that wagon for just one person to find their way to awakening, that is why I am here.   My journey has been...

The Path beyond harmony

The Path beyond harmony

My new life starts right now. This is a new video series I was guided to create. My time in Sedona changed my life completely. Everything has shifted. I have been living ONLY by following guidance, and it is astonishing what you find when you are true to yourself. We...

I Can’t Play in the Same Sandbox with You

I Can’t Play in the Same Sandbox with You

Humans, you are getting hard; make that impossible to be around. I guess I've been so far removed from you already, then with a pandemic sprinkled on top, I haven't seen you in well over a year. The biggest group I've been around is in the grocery store. Just being...

The Shot Dividing Us

The Shot Dividing Us

I had an eerie feeling it was going to come to this. Now that it has, it will be interesting to see where we go from here. We thought we had an administration problem in our country and blamed it for everything. Now, it is your personal choice that will divide us; you...

Heartless? No… Just no longer broken

Heartless? No… Just no longer broken

We are told by Zen masters to be mindful and present. After achieving this level of existence, I realize most humans could not even begin to live in this state. As you start to ascend levels of higher consciousness, you leave everything else behind that bound you....

I Don’t Miss My Daughter

I Don’t Miss My Daughter

She’s off to college and as she drove away, I moved on to the next segment of my life. She is fine. I have nothing to worry about. I let her go.

COVID, You’ve Been a Gift

COVID, You’ve Been a Gift

I know most people wouldn't say this, but for me, COVID, you've been a gift. Because it was on its way, I received very deliberate guidance in October of 2019 to buy paint and canvases. I had no idea why, because I'm not a painter or artist. But I listen to my...

Happy Birthday to Me!

Happy Birthday to Me!

On October 8, 1959, with the help of a little castor oil, my mother grunted a few times and then poof, there was Cari. That's right, my 60th birthday was two days ago, and you didn't see it anywhere on Facebook! How can this be? Well, three years ago, after much...

Following my Arrow!

Following my Arrow!

I know I know... I haven't posted anything in quite some time. It's not that I don't want to share what's going on; I've started more unpublished posts than you could imagine! Now that I've created life as I want it to be, with everything energetically in alignment, I...

Happy Thanksgiving? Make it happy.

Happy Thanksgiving? Make it happy.

Happy Thanksgiving? Make it happy. It’s officially the holiday season. The weather is cold. It’s a short work week for most. Kids are home from college. The world is wonderful. Many are on their way right now to visit friends and family for the Thanksgiving holiday....

Allow or Resist? It’s Your Choice.

Allow or Resist? It’s Your Choice.

If given a choice between being stressed and not feeling good - or - feeling good and always knowing that everything is always working out for you, what would you choose? You are either deciding to allow or resist. It's your choice after all. I had a conversation with...

The Secret to Raising a Beautiful Human

The Secret to Raising a Beautiful Human

I believe I've discovered the secret to raising a beautiful human! I don’t know about your family, but the rule in our family was, “if you tell the truth, you won’t get in trouble.” As it always turned out, that was one of the biggest lies ever told. But at least it...

Aghast at the Child Abuse I Witnessed Today

Aghast at the Child Abuse I Witnessed Today

I was aghast at the child abuse I witnessed today when I stopped by my favorite Mexican restaurant to pick up to-go chips and salsa. When I got out of my car, I heard a woman yelling and screaming while dropping explosive F-bombs but I couldn't tell where the yelling...

Hold on Batman. It’s Gonna be a Wild Ride!

Hold on Batman. It’s Gonna be a Wild Ride!

Hold on Batman; it's gonna be a wild ride! Wow, it's 2018, and as I planned and predicted, everything is unfolding right before my eyes. I literally visualize a little snowball at the top of the hill as it begins to roll down. As it rolls it grows and grows and picks...

Suicide Does Not Have to be an Option

Suicide Does Not Have to be an Option

Suicide doesn't have to be an option. Why do you think kids end up going this route? I am stating right out of the gate that I am not an expert, but when I was younger, three times I thought ending my life was the only answer. I was so close to ending it all because...

Be Who You Are Meant to Be

Be Who You Are Meant to Be

As we approach yet another brand new year, why not let this year be the year you finally and completely allow yourself to be who you are meant to be? What do you have to lose? Let's honor ourselves in 2018! Years ago when I was "only" working part-time in Seattle...

December 18th, It Became Real.

As I was driving home from working in Olympia last week, I watched as a freight train was above me on the overpass as we were both moving fast in our respective directions. This train trestle, covered with graffiti, is part of the landscape that has been around for...

Do Not Disturb! Crazy Lady having Pity Party

Do Not Disturb! Crazy Lady having Pity Party

DO NOT DISTURB! Crazy lady having pity party inside - please no interruptions. Sometimes you just need to curl up with your dog on the floor and let the tears flow. She doesn't have a clue what is going on, all she knows is that life as she knows it - with me as her...

Ben & Jerry’s Tonight – Spine Surgery Tomorrow

Ben & Jerry’s Tonight – Spine Surgery Tomorrow

I have three tablespoons left of my Ben & Jerry's Chocolate Fudge Brownie ice cream that I've been milking since my backache first started Monday, October 16th. Tomorrow, finally after living in agony, I go in for back surgery. Tonight, I will finish my ice cream....

Living Groundhog Day

Living Groundhog Day

What did a day in the life look like for me? Honestly, I've been living groundhog day for so long, it's all I knew. I would wake up as early as I could so I could visit with Hannah before she took off to school. I'd help her put her lunch together and then she'd be...

I Have a Confession to Make

I Have a Confession to Make

Yep, I have a confession to make. Yesterday I was given the go-ahead by my daughter to post something on social media. She has been accepted and has signed on the dotted line that she will go to Washington State University in the fall of next year. My little girl will...

Be Alone and Never be Lonely

Be Alone and Never be Lonely

When I post something on my blog or comment on a social media post about the beauty I find in the time I spend being entirely alone, it amazes me how people respond. The responses are along the lines of "congratulations, so proud of you, wish I could do it," or even...

Cari 2.0

Cari 2.0

I went to the Oregon coast for clarity. If someone I knew ten years ago connected with me today, they would see an entirely new version of me. I'm the new Cari 2.0! I have experienced constant change over the last five years. Much of this began when I walked away from...

Move Heaven and Earth – for What?

Move Heaven and Earth – for What?

Often, we want to move heaven and earth to help someone... for what? When you find yourself entangled in the lives of other people, it can be exhausting! I found myself drawn into two different life situations happening simultaneously. They were situations I was fully...

Look What You Made Me Do

Look What You Made Me Do

Look what you made me do, Taylor Swift! You made me write a blog post about your new song. How did you pull that off? Frankly, I don't really know who or what the song is about; I only hope she doesn't mean it when she says that famous phrase, "look what you made me...

The Beauty of Abuse

The Beauty of Abuse

The beauty of abuse, how ridiculous that must sound! The thing is, without the horrible childhood I had, I would not be where I am today without it. This is my absolute truth! When you come from a life of hell, you usually end up going one of two ways. You either...

Soul Transcenders

Soul Transcenders

Rather than wait for calls from organizations I've contacted to come and speak to their people, I'm doing it myself. Why didn't I think of this before? Well, mostly because the plan I have laid out is to start the groundwork while my daughter is still in school. After...

Unconventional Graduation Wisdom

Unconventional Graduation Wisdom

As you graduate from high school and prepare to take on the world and all the unknown adventures ahead, here are a few nuggets of wisdom; unconventional graduation wisdom. Keep this with you as you move forward in life as a reminder that you can do or be anything you...

Quiet Your Mind and Discover Your Awareness

Quiet Your Mind and Discover Your Awareness

What are you thinking about right now? What thoughts are zooming around in your head? Are you thinking about what to make for dinner, where you put your glasses, why the earth moves at the speed it does, why your kid was unhappy this morning... what is going through...

How My Purpose Found Me

How My Purpose Found Me

I know, you haven't seen a blog post from me since March 8th. Trust me, I've started about 15 articles, but by the time the next day came, my mind moved on to bigger and better things. You see, I have been on a path of immense growth over the last couple of years. At...

Happy International Women’s Day!

Happy International Women’s Day!

Who would have thought that when my employer told me I was taking this day off, I would have had ill feelings about it? Why are they giving me the day off? I already picked my holidays for the year. What do they want in return? Does everyone get the day off? That is...

Words that Change Lives

Words that Change Lives

How many adults do you know who are in their 30's, 40's or even 50's and to this day, they are still trying to make their parents proud? If only they had just heard those words uttered a few times, their lives would be different. Without these words, they become ten...

I was Just a Fat Girl!

I was Just a Fat Girl!

I realize how far I have come every time I look back and see how backward my life was! Here is an example of my old story, the way I saw it, I was just a fat girl. All of my life I was obsessed with my weight. I was a "chubby" kid and remained chunky all the way...

Concert Ticket Scalping – Stop the Madness!

Concert Ticket Scalping – Stop the Madness!

I bought four tickets to an upcoming concert during a presale a couple of weeks ago. Just for the heck of it, yesterday I checked on Ticketmaster to see how many tickets had sold - curious because it's a huge venue. Apparently, it has sold out! I looked at the section...

The Gift of Silence

The Gift of Silence

I can still see myself as I was looking into the downstairs mirror. I was wearing a red V-neck sweater and blue jeans. My hair was straight, parted in the middle. As I walked into the bathroom and walked by the mirror, I couldn't help but catch a glimpse of myself. As...

I’ve Truly Gone from Abused to Zen

I’ve Truly Gone from Abused to Zen

I've truly gone from abused to zen. I haven't published a blog post since December 12th, 2016. The last one I wrote was about my former step-son who is preparing for his federal prison sentencing this month for kidnapping! Other than that, I've had nothing to say....

Making of a Monster

Making of a Monster

I was not surprised one little bit when I saw the article that my former stepson was arrested for kidnapping. Not shocked, not surprised, actually I kind of expected it. I was in the same house with this boy for almost six years, and I witnessed the making of a...

Same Shit, Different Day

Same Shit, Different Day

Another police officer shot and killed in the line of duty is hard for most of us to take. Today, I heard the recap of the story in Tacoma which started with a domestic violence disturbance yesterday afternoon. When police arrived on the scene, one officer shot (and...

Time to Rip Your Hair Out – the Holidays are Here!

Time to Rip Your Hair Out – the Holidays are Here!

It's once again time to rip your hair out. The Holidays are here! Thanksgiving is three days away. Around my dinner table, I will have twelve people gathering to celebrate the holiday. The same twelve people will all be staying at my house that night. It's the Monday...

Start Your Day With Soul-Sex

Start Your Day With Soul-Sex

Add Hours to your Day with a Mind-Gasm!   Do you ever find yourself feeling angst because there is so much you need to be doing, but you aren't doing it all? There just doesn't seem to be enough hours in the day yet, darn it, you need to be doing it! Oh, believe...

The Day the Abuse Ended

The Day the Abuse Ended

It was the last day of violence in my childhood. It was the day the abuse ended. It was May 21st. Only a handful of days left in school as a fifth grader before summer vacation. I was playing with my neighbor in the dirt on the side of the car port when mom pulled in...

Cell Phones. The New Heroin?

Cell Phones. The New Heroin?

SHOCKING NEWS! People are becoming addicted to their cell phones! The thing is, many of us can still look back to those medieval times and remember what life was like without them. Our kids, however, won't have such reflections. They can't compare a life without...

He Doesn’t Mean to Hit Me

He Doesn’t Mean to Hit Me

He doesn't mean to hit me. Why do you stay? I love him. He hits you, calls you names and treats you like garbage, but you love him. How is that? He loves me. I know he does. When he has a bad day, sometimes he just erupts and I'm the one who he takes it out on.  Why...

The Sins of the Mother

The Sins of the Mother

From about 6th grade through my senior year of high school, I lived what you might call a "normal" life. My mom was married to the same man this entire time, and we lived in the same house all the way through my graduation from high school to when I moved out into the...

Fill Up Your Dash

Fill Up Your Dash

You lose a parent. The other parent is left to grieve the loss of their partner for as long as it takes. Days, weeks, months and maybe years go by; perhaps they are still missing their spouse. When and if the time is right for them, they will be ready to move on. They...

CHAOS – Is Her Happy Place

CHAOS – Is Her Happy Place

We’ve all heard the sayings, “You can lead a horse to water but you can’t make it drink” or “God helps those who help themselves” right? I think the theme here is… the only behavior we can control is our own. Sound about right? It’s totally true. It saddens me in a...

Did this Really Happen? Punched by a Toddler!

Did this Really Happen? Punched by a Toddler!

It takes a lot to blow my mind and throw me for a loop. But, this last weekend did exactly that. I must say, the behavior of the humans we were forced to share camping space with this weekend really surprised me. I just knew there were cameras hidden in the trees...

Thoughts DO Become Things

Thoughts DO Become Things

It's time I write this. I've been holding my breath and waiting for the right time, but there is no right time. The time is now. I'm stepping out on the ledge and sharing my deepest, most blissful secret. Change your thinking, change your life. I know that "thoughts...

A Mother’s Wisdom for her Daughter

A Mother’s Wisdom for her Daughter

A mother's wisdom for her daughter. I wrote this to my daughter a few years ago when I realized how fast time was flying. With so much homework and requirements by various sports teams, there seemed to be no time left in the day for her to learn some of the very...

We are Moving Mountains!

We are Moving Mountains!

When I was going through some of the most difficult times in my life, it never dawned on me that perhaps, I could have asked someone a little stronger than myself for help. Right here, we are moving mountains! There was the time I was sitting at my dining room table...

Leaving my dog with a monster

Leaving my dog with a monster

I reposted this video on my Facebook page as it yanked hard on my emotions. Just like children, animals do not have any say in their lives. You will be brought to tears when you see the dog reunited with his person. The result is true, raw emotion. Watch the video...

Guess what? This is not your only trip around the sun!

Guess what? This is not your only trip around the sun!

Guess what? This is not your only trip around the sun. Have you ever met someone for the first time and although you know you've never met them, inside there is a gut feeling that somehow, you know them? More often than not, they feel the exact same way. How is this?...

Live One Hell of a Eulogy

Live One Hell of a Eulogy

Yesterday, I had a conversation with a man who was clearly stressed out. I told him he needed to chill, drop the stress and extend his life. He had a look of "I only wish I could" on his face. I told him about my recent visit with my nephrologist. My doc said that all...

Act my age? Honey, I already am!

Act my age? Honey, I already am!

I was driving home from soccer last night, and my friend said something to me that stuck. We were talking about getting dressed up all wild and crazy for parties or whatever the occasion might bring. She said some of her friends won't dress up anymore because they...

The New Normal? Embrace the Madness?

The New Normal? Embrace the Madness?

Dear God, I certainly am worried about the direction the world is going. Today as I was driving home from work, around 10:00 headed north on I-5 in Lacey, I had to call 911. The car in front of me, in the middle lane, was all over the place! For a little while, I...

Look at Love through a Lens of Logic

Look at Love through a Lens of Logic

It was probably the hardest thing she's ever had to do. My daughter broke up with her boyfriend the other day. As difficult as it was, I am so proud of my kid. The way she reached into her heart and internalized what he would be feeling during the whole process was...

My Former Step-Son in Jail for Kidnapping

My Former Step-Son in Jail for Kidnapping

Well if this isn't living proof that kids need parents to actually "parent" them, I don't know what is! Listen up grown-ups, if you are divorced and feel guilty because your child isn't in the perfect two-parent home you dreamed of, stay awake and present because...

A Tale of Two Women

A Tale of Two Women

Audio from the following speech, "A Tale of Two Women":   If the woman I was at 30 were in the same room with the woman I am today, she would be scared to death of me. If you view self-esteem and confidence like water, they seek their own level. The woman I was...

Rant Alert – Wealth Inequality in America

Rant Alert – Wealth Inequality in America

At my Toastmasters meeting Thursday, one of the young women in the group did a speech on the millennial generation. In her speech, she said that the goal for the majority of the generation is to be rich and famous. I'm not at all surprised. While working at the radio...

Is Man Ruining his own Nest

Is Man Ruining his own Nest

  Is man ruining his own nest? I recently read an article in The Atlantic magazine that can't help but make you think about the future. The article was titled "A World Without Work," and it's about how with technology, man is inventing himself into unemployment....

Jump

Jump

Under two years ago, I caught an interview Oprah was doing with comedian Steve Harvey. This wasn't a segment about comedy but about changing your life. Steve was talking about his book, "Act Like a Success, Think Like a Success." Immediately after the interview, I...

It Is Only a Game

It Is Only a Game

It was just another Sunday soccer game for Hannah. It would be the first game of the season for the new team she has been playing on for about six months now. I hated that I couldn't come to this one but since starting back at my former radio station, I was scheduled...

What Doesn’t Kill You Makes You Stronger

What Doesn’t Kill You Makes You Stronger

2016, you are going to be a great year! What a couple of decades I've lived through. I am so ready to welcome 2016 and all of the greatness it promises to bring. Nothing can hold me back after the crazy I have experienced. Enough already. Let's do this! I meet John...

Namaste

Namaste

Nothing better than being next to the water in Yachats on the Oregon Coast. I've been here all alone for over three days now, and I could stay forever. I don't know what it is about me and my connection to water but believe me, it is huge. As of now, I know I need to...

Is This Where We Are Headed?

Is This Where We Are Headed?

In trying to think back to 16-years-old and what I was excited about, sadly I'm drawing a blank. I know I liked music, but I didn't have to have it playing all the time when I was awake. I liked to read, I think. I just don't remember what I read if it wasn't school...

Faith in Humanity Destroyed

Faith in Humanity Destroyed

Driving to Seattle yesterday morning, I saw something that sadly, I cannot unsee. Traffic wasn't too bad so keeping up at 60 mph was easy to do, frequently faster. Just a few miles out of the city is when I saw the kitten come out of a car window. I couldn't tell...

Listen To Your Gut

Listen To Your Gut

My gut was gnawing at me today in a huge way. To find clarity, I did what I do every time I'm faced with my gut arguing with me, I went for a walk. I walk alone, and I walk at a good clip. I don't believe a casual stroll would be useful to receive the answers I need...

Celebrating Friends Today

Celebrating Friends Today

How many true friends do you have? If you stop and think about it, how many are there? How many would swim through shark-infested waters to help you in times of need? How many know every deep, dark secret about you, yet you know every nitty-gritty detail is safe? When...

How can anyone hurt an animal?

How can anyone hurt an animal?

I will never understand how anyone can be cruel to a child or an animal. Completely blows my mind anytime I hear about it, I have to witness it or the possibility of it. Twice recently I've been walking around my neighborhood with my dog and this sweet boxer/lab mix...

Check Out My Ass

Check Out My Ass

Check out my ass.. of course I mean my assets. Not a day goes by when I don't get a comment on at least one of them! Today I was in the grocery store when a man came around the corner and said, "Excuse me... how did you get your calves to look like that?" After my...

Leaving Radio, but I am Still Talking

Leaving Radio, but I am Still Talking

When my gut talks to me, I know to listen. That inner voice has been guiding me in and out, down and up, around and over my entire life. It's never steered me wrong. When I do listen, and I move in the direction I am supposed to move; I know I'm going the right way. A...

Spend Two Hours, Change Your Life

Spend Two Hours, Change Your Life

Click here to watch the movie now. Dr. Wayne Dyer died August 29th. After being orphaned in his youth, he found fame in 1976 when he published Your Erroneous Zones: Step-by-Step Advice for Escaping the Trap of Negative Thinking and Taking Control of Your Life. The...

Dance In The Rain

Dance In The Rain

If you are living in the northwest (in the U.S.) or the southwest (in B.C.), your body has probably had to acclimate to a different climate this summer. Being born and raised in the Las Vegas desert, the constant heat was one of the reasons why I left. The last 3-4...