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Big Girls Don’t Cry

Hi everybody!! Hope you are all well. Here goes. It has been a long time I haven’t blogged but this one needed to come out. Big Girls don’t cry How many times have you heard these sentences in your life? Be strong!! Emotions are a […]

July 2019 Newsletter

Hi everybody! How are you all? We are half way through the year. Wow! This month’s theme is: Focus What do I mean by Focus? I mean now is the time to get rid of all that does not serve you and focus on what […]

School’s out

So school is out and it is time to close one door. What does that mean? It means thanking the teachers, thanking the school and thanking your child. You can do it in person or energetically. Just say thank you to the universe. When one […]

May 2019 Newsletter

Hi everybody! I can’t believe we are in May. Time flies. How did April treat you? I hope you started blooming. So now we are in May. The theme of the month is: Trust your intuition. Yes I know that is not easy. The more […]

April 2019 Newsletter

Hi all! How are you? How is the year treating you? I hope well. Good news is this month’s theme is Bloom. What do I mean by bloom? I mean that whatever you planted is growing. Did you plant seeds or did you plant weeds? […]

March 2019 Newsletter

Hi all! Hope you are doing well. We are already in March. Wow! March’s theme is: Luck What do I mean by this? I mean practice + opportunity = Luck. We have to get up daily and work and practice what we want in life […]

February 2019 Newsletter

Wow! I can’t believe we are already in February 2019. Hope the year is going well so far! February’s theme is Love. What does that mean? Love means all the people in your life, Love means loving yourself and appreciating yourself and the people around […]

January 2019 Newsletter

January 2019 – Happy New Year everybody!  Hope you had a great holiday!  January is here and it is New beginnings.   The theme of the month is: New beginnings January is the month to start going for your goals. It is a new chapter, new […]

What is Home?

What is home?  As I prepare for my trip home to my childhood home Lebanon, a lot of thoughts and emotions are running through my mind.  What is home?  Home used to be my childhood home, home used to be my old family, my  married […]

December 2018 Newsletter

  Hi all I can’t believe this is the last month of the year.  It has been a busy year. So December’s theme is: Time to refuel your tank What do I mean by that?  I mean time to stop.  Time to relax, release, fill […]

My Morning Routine

Hello all! It has  been a while since I wrote a blog.  Hope you are all well.  I wanted to share my morning routine of  keeping my energy high.  My top 10 tips: I ground myself – I stand and imagine I have roots like a […]

November 2018 Newsletter

November 2018 Newsletter

Hi all Hope you had a great October! It has not been an easy one as lots of movement in the planet. November’s theme is :Declutter your life What do I mean? I mean let go and get rid of everything that no longer serves […]

October 2018 Newsletter

October 2018 Newsletter

October’s Theme: Collaboration/Partnership Hi everybody! Hope you had a great September and started on your new journey! So October is about collaborations/partnerships. What do I mean by this? I mean time to ask for help and help others. You have ideas, dreams, things you want […]

Face it! Feel it! Let it go!

A lot of us are holding on to things, people, memories, shame, guilt and many other feelings that are stopping us from moving forward.  These things or events no longer serve us and they are blocking us from having the life we were meant to […]

Back to school Advice for Parents – 2018

Back to school Advice for Parents – 2018

  Kids back at school. Routine is back! I was so happy to be back at school and to the familiarity of the teachers, the staff and the environment. I was happy to meet my kids’ teachers.  I have a good feeling. Fingers crossed! Then […]

September 2018 Newsletter – Theme New Beginnings

The theme of September is: New Beginnings Hi all Hope you are doing well and have had a great summer.  I hope that you are on track with each month’s theme and that you have now done the work, closed the doors, celebrated the endings, […]

Words of Wisdom – August 13 2018

Words of Wisdom – August 13 2018

Hi everybody!! So my words of wisdom for today! I have not written in a while. I don’t write unless I feel it from my heart. So I have been busy these days living. I have been busy going on adventures and jumping into the […]

August 2018 Newsletter

August 2018 Newsletter

  August theme: Celebrate the small successes and endings Yes it is August and so much went on in July.  So many big shifts with the full moons and Mercury Retrograde and Solar Eclipse.  It forced a lot of us to make big shifts and […]

July 2018 – Newsletter

July 2018 – Newsletter

Hi all! Wow! I can’t believe it is already July! Hope you are all having a good year so far.  I know you have all been hard at work with your life! Busy with work, life, figuring it out and kids for those who have […]

Following my dreams

Following my dreams

Hi everybody!  Hope you are all doing well.  So I am back to writing.  It has been a while.  To be honest I only write when something inspires me and always from my heart.  Recently I have not felt very inspired.  I have felt like […]

June 2018 Newsletter

June 2018 Newsletter

Hello everybody! Yes we are now in June!  Time flies! Hope you had a good May and have been busy.  So now you have Jumped in March, planted in April, trusted the universe in May and June is time to bloom. So June’s theme is Bloom. […]

Declutter from the outside in

Declutter from the outside in

Hi everybody!  I am back and this blog I am talking about a subject I love to talk about and it is declutter.  I believe that your surroundings reflect your internal world.  So the more cluttered you are outside i.e. in your home, work, personal […]

Are you feeling stuck? How do I move forward?

Are you feeling stuck? How do I move forward?

Hi everybody! Hope you are all doing well.  So last week I made a video on feeling stuck and how to move forward and I wanted to follow it up with a blog.  This is a topic that is so important as a lot of […]

May 2018 Newsletter

May 2018 Newsletter

Hi everybody! Welcome back.  I hope you are all doing well and that you have been following the last 2 month’s theme.  So I hope that you jumped in March and in April you planted seeds so now it is May.  What do you do […]

Be A Unicorn

Be A Unicorn

Hi everybody!  I am back! So recently I have been seeing people stuck in their lives.  Everywhere I go and in a lot of my clients.  I have noticed a common thread.  The thread is that a lot of them are trying to fit into […]

Appreciate the people in your Life

Appreciate the people in your Life

Appreciation! I have been reflecting recently about my life and the people who are in it. I just want to acknowledge you all and tell you how much you all mean to me. You all know who you are. People come into your life when […]

April 2008 – Newsletter

Hi people Hope you had a great March and you jumped.  So wonderful to meet a lot of you through the intuitive coaching session.  So happy to see you jumping and the progress you have been making.  Now that you have jumped it is time […]

March 2018 Newsletter

March 2018 Newsletter

  March Theme is Jump – Spring into action   Hi everybody! Hope that you have been doing well and that your year has started well and February has been kind to you.  March is the time to start moving and taking steps to create […]

Being Open to Receiving

Being Open to Receiving

Happy Valentine’s day!  Wishing you all a great one!  Today’s topic is about us being open to receiving the gifts from the universe.  A lot of us have different roles like caregivers, parents, healers and other hats  where we are always giving and we are […]

What is Joy?

What is Joy?

What is joy?  This is a very deep question.  How to feel it?  Why don’t we feel it enough?   This is a question I have been asking myself for a while now.  Why are we ok with focusing on lack, sadness and disappointment and on […]

February 2018 Newsletter

February 2018 Newsletter

February Newsletter – Theme of the month – Love Hi all!! Hope your year has been going well. I can’t believe we are already in February! Time does fly by quickly. So as the motto of the month says: Love is all around us. That […]

January 2018 Newsletter

January 2018 Newsletter

Theme of the Month is: New Beginnings Happy New Year everybody!  Hope it has started off well.  I usually send you the newsletter at the beginning of the month but with the holidays and kids home getting back to work so was not easy.  I […]

Happy New Year 2018

Happy New Year 2018

Happy New Year everybody!  It is 2018 and another year is upon us.  Now what?  How can we make 2018 a great one for us?  The answer is we need to decide that it will be and then we need to take actions to make […]

Media Coverage December 2017

Media Coverage December 2017

Hi all Hope you are all having a great month and preparing for the holidays and 2018. I wanted to update you on my latest news. My first interview on the Holistic Life Network is out and the link is attached below: Part 2 coming […]

December Newsletter

December Newsletter

December Newsletter 2017 This month’s theme is Connection, Family, Celebration Hi Everybody! Welcome back!  I can’t believe we are in December!  This is the last month of 2017. Time to connect with self With the holiday season approaching we can sometimes become overwhelmed with the […]

Motherhood! Is it really that Rewarding?

Motherhood! Is it really that Rewarding?

  Motherhood!  So many people talk about how amazing motherhood it is and how it has changed their lives. Yes there are parts of it that are wonderful.  Parts of it that are rewarding.  Nothing better than seeing your child take their first steps in […]

Winter Blues Really?

Winter Blues Really?

Hi everybody I have a confession to make!  I suffer from winter blues!  I did not know that winter blues existed until one day I was confessing to a friend that when the sun is out and the weather is nice I am so happy […]

November Newsletter

November Newsletter

Hello all! Hope you are all enjoying my Living Life with Monica Karam newsletter! November is here and now that the weather is cooling down, we are beginning to settle into our soon to be winter rhythm. Let’s take a moment to slow down and […]

Girls Just Want To Have Fun

Girls Just Want To Have Fun

I am sure you are wondering why girls?  Why fun?  Well it is not just about girls having fun! It is about the Cyndie Lauper song “Girls just want to have fun”.  My fun music! My memories! It is about losing ourselves in the day […]

Life Purpose! How do I know what it is?

Life Purpose! How do I know what it is?

    Life Purpose!  This is a question that I have been asked so many times.  What am I meant to do?  What am I good at? How can I make a living out of what I love?  These are questions I used to ask […]

Living Life with Monica Karam – October 2017 Edition

Living Life with Monica Karam – October 2017 Edition

Welcome to my Living Life with Monica Karam newsletter. I am so excited to be launching this newsletter and moving onto the next chapter of being a life coach. My mission is to MOTIVATE, EMPOWER and RECONNECT you to become Your Best. Come check out […]

Lesson in Trusting Myself – The Thermopump Story

Lesson in Trusting Myself – The Thermopump Story

Lesson in Trusting Myself – The Thermopump Story 2016 was a new beginning for me.  It was the first time in my life that I had to take sole responsibility for big decisions in my life. Yes!  I know it is late in life but […]

Chakras and Color Therapy

Chakras and Color Therapy

Chakras and color therapy have changed my life.  When I discovered how they have a lot to do with our healing I started to make changes. Our physical symptoms are talking to us and giving us messages to what is happening emotionally and what we […]

Closed Doors

Closed Doors

I am sitting in my room reflecting today on this very difficult day.  I am on my way to the funeral of my best friend’s dad.  This is a very difficult day for her as her dad suffered for 3 years and finally the day […]

Back to School! NOOOOOO!!

Back to School! NOOOOOO!!

Back to school! NOOOOOOOOO!   Yes, it’s that time of year! School is about to start and you don’t know where to begin!  Here is my to-do check list for my primary school kids! Uniforms and Clothes Check the kids uniforms and make sure their […]

Nature is the Best Therapy

Nature is the Best Therapy

Nature is the best therapy Lately I have been walking in nature at the park near me.  Initially it was very difficult for me to do these walks alone as I was the type of person that always needed to be entertained to be motivated.  […]

Anxiety in Kids

Anxiety in Kids

Anxiety in Kids   A topic that many people ask me about is anxiety.  They ask me “Why are more and more kids and adults being diagnosed with anxiety?” I myself suffer from it and work with people who have it too.  Anxiety for me […]

Believe in You!

Believe in You!

Confidence!  At different points in our lives we have all lacked confidence and belief in ourselves and our abilities. How do these things show up?  They show up in anxiety, procrastination, feeling stuck, closed body language, feeling down and many other ways. Why do we […]

Follow your Gut Feeling

Follow your Gut Feeling

For the last three years I have been following my gut feeling and it has taken me to some amazing places.  This is God/Universe’s way of communicating and guiding you in your life.  The problem is people are so busy/cluttered/overthinking/fearful/listening to others and not sitting […]

Laughter is the Best Medicine

Laughter is the Best Medicine

I have been thinking lately that all I have been doing is working, looking after kids, and dealing with life’s responsibilities.  I have not taken the time to laugh, be silly and enjoy life.  I miss that.  It is so important.  I was listening to […]

Soul-Aligned Life Retreat

Soul-Aligned Life Retreat

Yesterday I got back from a two day retreat called the Soul- Aligning Retreat – A Roadmap to a Soul-Aligned Life at Le Couvent Val-Morin in Val-David. When I first saw it advertised something told me (my gut) told me that I should book it.  […]

Connection! Communication! Creation!

Connection! Communication! Creation!

Let me start by telling you a story.  I moved to Canada 4 years ago and when I moved here I didn’t know anybody. I did not have friends and didn’t know much about Montreal and the West Island which is where I live now. I was […]

Feel the Fear and Do It Anyway!

Feel the Fear and Do It Anyway!

Feel the Fear and Do It Anyway! The above statement has been the story of my life for the last three years. Before that I lived in my comfort zone.  Anything that was uncomfortable I would avoid, brush under the rug, change the subject, basically […]

Words are Powerful

Words are Powerful

Words are Powerful! I have been reflecting on my week!  It has not been an easy one!  When I think back to why it wasn’t I realize that it is the thoughts that have been in my head and the words that I have been […]

Lessons for My Children

Lessons for My Children

Lessons for my children So Mother’s day is approaching and I am sitting thinking of my role as a mother and what I want my kids to learn.  This motherhood job is not an easy job and we all have our ups and downs, but […]

Take Responsibility of You

Take Responsibility of You

Take Responsibility of You Do you value yourself? Do you put yourself on your To Do list? Do you have time for you in your day? Do you blame others for your unhappiness? I decided to write this article because nearly everyday I see amazing women […]

The Gratitude Box

The Gratitude Box

It is a Sunday morning and I am sitting at my desk writing this article! Candles lit and sitting in silence reflecting on my life and the last 3 years. It has been one of the most challenging three years of my life. So many changes. So many ups […]

Invest in You!

Invest in You!

So many of us have so many dreams.  So many things we want to achieve in our lives.  We spend so much time not following our dreams because we get distracted by our responsibilities and what is expected of us.  We also think that they […]

Love Yourself

Love Yourself

Love yourself??? What does that mean?  Isn’t that selfish?  Isn’t that egoistic to put yourself first?  The answer is no.  The problem these days is that we are all giving to everybody in our life.  Caring about everybody in our lives.  Giving our energy away. […]

ADHD – My Gift

ADHD – My Gift

ADHD for those who don’t know stands for Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder.  A person who has ADHD is someone who struggles with focusing and being too hyper.  That is the shortened version of it.  Lots of us struggle with undiagnosed ADHD and a lot of […]

The Laws of Attraction: How it worked in my Life.

The Laws of Attraction: How it worked in my Life.

The book The Secret, by Rhonda Byrne completely changed my life. The concept of the Laws of Attraction was a transformational and powerful concept for me. In 2007 I read the book, The Secret. It was the first time I heard about the Law of […]

Angels in Heaven

Angels in Heaven

Yesterday a post I posted on facebook about missing my dad triggered some responses and one of the responses was from a friend telling me about her dad and how she could smell his scent and how she missed him. I decided that I was […]

Don’t Worry Be Happy

Don’t Worry Be Happy

I have spent most of my life worrying. Every time I had to make a decision in the past I would think of the worst case scenario. I was brought up with generations of worriers. I didn’t take risks in my life because I was […]

Who am I?

Who am I?

Who am I? Here I am, sitting down, trying to write my ‘About Me’ for my website. I have been avoiding writing this for so long. I have written six other articles and achieved a lot of other things, but when writing my ‘bio’ I […]

Where is the Love?

Where is the Love?

The song by Black Eyed Peas asks “Where is the love?” Where is it? All we see these days is fear, hate and evil. Let us go back to finding love. How can we do that? Why not work on making everyday day Valentine’s day. Why don’t we take time everyday […]

Spirituality – My Journey

Spirituality – My Journey

I know what you are thinking! Here we go again, another person who is going to tell me that they are spiritual. That would have been me 3 years ago. I was brought up a Catholic but honestly was not a practicing one. I would […]

Vulnerability is Key

Vulnerability is Key

A book that changed my life is “The Gift of Imperfection” by Brene Brown. My social worker at the CLSC at the time gave me this book when I was going through my separation and she said “Read it, it will help you.” She told […]

Decluttering Your Mind

Decluttering Your Mind

So many of us get up fatigued, stressed, overwhelmed! So many thoughts in our heads, so many things to accomplish, so many people to look after. We get to the stage where we can’t do this anymore and we don’t see the point. We don’t […]

From Despair to Joy

From Despair to Joy

Hi Everybody so happy to share my first article with you. In numerology 2017 is a Number 1 year, the start of something new. Meanwhile 2016 was a 9 year- ending of a cycle. That is definitely my life! In line with new beginnings I […]