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The words within these pages are here to spark deep thought, to ignite diverse discussion, and to above all else, experiment and explore the interplay of the divine in everyday life.

I welcome you to engage with your curiosity, listen for and connect with the voice of wisdom within you, and never ever ever stop seeking the freedom and joy that comes from playing.

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Do I Have to Wear Makeup?

Do I Have to Wear Makeup?

(Men, don’t stop reading. There might be a nugget or two for you also!) Like most little girls, I couldn’t wait to wear makeup. It seemed like such a grown-up, glamorous thing to do. Movie stars, musicians, and all the beautiful people wore makeup, and I wanted to be...

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Was That Really a Failure?

Was That Really a Failure?

You had a great idea. You sold the concept. You have a great team. You empowered them with a clear vision and targeted results. Everything was in place for a great win. But when you see actually being produced, you’re dismayed. What went wrong? This isn’t what you...

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Meet Karen

Meet Karen

I figured you might be wondering about why I left a great corporate job and the reasons that job was “leaving other parts of me unsatisfied”. That’s kind of a dramatic statement, isn’t it?

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Do I Have to Wear Makeup?

Do I Have to Wear Makeup?

(Men, don’t stop reading. There might be a nugget or two for you also!) Like most little girls, I couldn’t wait to wear makeup. It seemed like such a grown-up, glamorous thing to do. Movie stars, musicians, and all the beautiful people wore makeup, and I wanted to be...

I’m Out of Control. Are You?

I’m Out of Control. Are You?

My father taught me how to be a bit of a control freak. Now, he’s unteaching me. To be fair, my mother contributed heavily to the first lesson too. I see now that she also gave me the opportunity to unlearn it, but I missed it. My father, as usual, is in my face with...

Are You Significant?

Are You Significant?

Yesterday, I was honored, excited and very nervous about being part of the launch of a new multi-author book called Significant Woman: Leaders Reveal What Matters Most. Was I significant enough to deserve being included in that book? Had I done enough? Accomplished...

No Man (or Woman) is An Island

No Man (or Woman) is An Island

We are all one. We are all in this crazy life together. Damage done to one is damage to all. Why can’t we see that – yet – still? I’m still traumatized by last week’s event, how much more so are my black friends, our black brothers and sisters?

The Freedom to Live Fully

The Freedom to Live Fully

The coronavirus crisis has been an exercise in sacrificing freedom for safety, physical safety. That’s not a bad thing. Sometimes, it’s good to sacrifice. Sometimes, the risk is just too great.
But this loss of freedom brings up an internal conflict in me…

Living with Gratitude

Living with Gratitude

That’s why a gratitude practice is so important. Yes, a practice. We need to make gratitude a habit, or at least I do. I know when I am in the habit of gratitude, things seem so much easier, lighter, more joyful.

Strong Opinions

Strong Opinions

“The stronger your beliefs, the narrower your viewpoints. Strongly held beliefs are a sign of constricted boundaries and restricted awareness.”
– Deepak Chopra, from The Soul of Leadership, Unlocking Your Potential for Greatness

The Stories We Tell

The Stories We Tell

“Therefore the stories we tell, the literature we hold dear, even the films and TV we watch are all crucial to the education of our moral imagination and moral feeling… It matters greatly what kind of stories we live.”

Meet Karen

Hi, I’m Karen Ann Bulluck and I believe that happiness and joy are two very different concepts.

Happiness is fleeting and tied to the ever-changing circumstances of life.

Joy, on the other hand, is born of freedom. Freedom to be authentic, to live and act in accordance to your personal values and spiritual beliefs, without the weight of conforming to the expectations of everyone around you.

You can connect with Karen on Twitter and Facebook.

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