The Power of Intention and Attention

By | January 23rd, 2017|Podcasts|

Today on the podcast, I’m discussing intention and attention. How they inform one another and how you can use them as tools to reach a place of true contentment.

Don’t Feel Sorry For Me

By | January 19th, 2017|Living The Big Stuff|

Ever since my beloved Richard died ten years ago, I've never wanted anyone to pity me. From day one, I knew that this was no accident without beauty; I knew, even then, that it carried deep power for my soul growth.

What Now? The Launching Power of 2017

By | January 16th, 2017|Podcasts|

Today on the podcast, I’m reflecting on the new year, and what an exciting opportunity it presents us with.

It’s In the Breath

By | January 12th, 2017|Living The Big Stuff|

When you see a three-horned monster, RUN!

But otherwise, no matter what’s in front of you, just stand still and breathe.

Kristine Carlson Podcast: Living in the Miracle Zone

By | January 9th, 2017|Podcasts|

Today on the podcast, I am spending time contemplating miracles and our ability to make room for them in our lives.

My 2017 New Year’s Message

By | January 5th, 2017|Living The Big Stuff|

Every new year I ask the divine, “What is my word to embrace this year as a thread to guide me along my journey in this new beginning?”

Kristine Carlson Podcast: Positively Priming Your Mind with Kim Serafini

By | January 2nd, 2017|Podcasts|

Today is the final episode in my Practicing Happiness podcast series, and I’m so pleased to host Kim Serafini on the show. Kim is an expert in positive psychology and neuroscience, as well as a speaker, entrepreneur, and the creator of MindPT.

This Warmed My Heart

By | December 29th, 2016|Living The Big Stuff|

As you know, this month of December carries so many poignant memories for me--and for my girls, too.

Honestly, I generally don’t like to remember December 13th. It’s a day laden with heavy memory, a marker of grief. This year, though, that day marked the tenth anniversary of Richard’s transition--of “our” transition--and I wanted to commemorate him.

Kristine Carlson Podcast: Practicing a Happy Marriage with Fawn Weaver

By | December 26th, 2016|Podcasts|

To live a truly happy existence, we have to practice happiness in all areas of our lives. Today, on the podcast, I invite you to join me as we consider how to practice happiness in relationship--specifically, marriage.

Five Ways to Practice Happiness

By | December 22nd, 2016|Living The Big Stuff|

We are individuals, each living life our own individual way. Every single day, we make choices--some conscious and some unconscious--that affect us. Day-in and day-out, we live a series of habits that become our way of life.

Kristine Carlson Podcast: Think Happy with Karen Salmansohn

By | December 19th, 2016|Podcasts|

Did you know that humor can be a tool for healing and a way to practice happiness?

As we continue in the Practicing Happiness podcast series, I’m delighted to welcome the ever-humorous Karen Salmansohn.

A Letter to My Husband

By | December 15th, 2016|Living The Big Stuff|

My Dearest Richard,

December 13th… I am in awe that it’s been ten years on this journey without you.

Kris Carlson Podcast: Harvesting Happiness with Lisa Cypers Kamen

By | December 12th, 2016|Podcasts|

Do you ever have “off” days and wonder how to orient your heart and your brain back toward happiness?

A Laugh Out Loud Menopause Moment

By | December 8th, 2016|Living The Big Stuff|

I was shopping with a girlfriend the other day, and I had a funny moment at one of my favorite stores.

As I was browsing around, suddenly one of those helpful female clerks caught me by surprise as she said, "Oh, did you know you are in the petite section, ladies?"

Kris Carlson Podcast Shawn Achor Interview

By | December 5th, 2016|Podcasts|

Did you know that there are research-proven advantages to happiness? That positive thinking truly affects the ways that our brains interact with the world? It’s powerful science, and today on the podcast, we’re joined by one of the world’s leading experts in this space: Shawn Achor.

Holding Hands and Leaning In

By | December 1st, 2016|Living The Big Stuff|

A few months ago, I was leading morning meditation and teaching a happiness course at REI’s Outessa Summit—an outdoor adventure event/retreat for women.

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