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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...

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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...

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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....

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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,...

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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...

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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...

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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.

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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...

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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...

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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,...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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,...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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....

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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,...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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,...

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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,...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Kick Starting my Speaking Career

Kick Starting my Speaking Career

Today I am kick starting my speaking career by sending out a video. This video is only supposed to be two to three minutes, yet it needs to capture the essence of my message. There is a speaking...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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,...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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,...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Let your kids live their own life

Let your kids live their own life

Walking around the lake the other day, I saw a man and a boy in the baseball diamond all by themselves. I couldn't hear anything when I started my walk but noticed the dad was batting baseballs to...

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You can’t take it with you

You can’t take it with you

As I am enjoying my Alaska cruise and attending the Hay House Publishing Speak/Write/Promote workshop, I am having the time of my life. I am hanging with people who are already successful doing what...

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Wanna hook up?

Wanna hook up?

Young love is so adorable... Right? I remember in 6th grade when Mike asked me to "go steady". I agreed. We "dated" for maybe a week or two (we never saw each other outside of school). On that last...

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