Jul 13, 2020
This is Your Life; You Have Choices:
Onward Podcast guest, Karen
Clark Salinas reminds us that self care isn’t selfish. In addition,
this is your life and you have choices. Karen is a national board
certified health and wellness coach and founder of Rebalance
Wellbeing. As such, Karen coaches very busy women who risk chronic
health issues from constantly putting themselves last. In addition,
Karen helps them take better care of themselves through mindset,
healthy living, and happiness practices. Thus enabling them to have
the time and energy to put their dreams, goals, and priorities
first—at least some of the time!
Also, Karen is a mother of 3 and
a stepmother of 4. In addition, she’s a thriver of divorce, her
most difficult life event. In addition, she’s a survivor of a
15-year odyssey with Lyme disease, which was exacerbated by chronic
stress. In summary, Karen shares what she wishes she knew when she
was struggling to rebalance her wellbeing and dealing with the
stress and responsibilities of her various roles in
- First, Karen talks about why she chose to be a
Karen and Emily discuss how to raise children to become responsible
and self sufficient adults.
that, Karen offers helpful tips for moms with
explains that she wishes she had been more intentional on what she
needed and what the family needed as a community.
that, Karen talks about the importance of questioning our
Karen shares how we can manage expectations of
suggests we consider what we can I reasonably do and not feel
overwhelmed, not spread too thin.
explains the incidence rate of chronic diseases is increasing and
why this concerns her.
Karen encourages us to pay attention to health
suggests we identify our core values.
says exercise and time alone to decompress are important to
Emily shares how she made time to exercise and that we need to be
creative to take care of ourselves.
can take a turn for any of us -so we need to be
explains her self help quiz that she’s offering complimentary to
Onward Podcast listeners.
explains how she helps people look at where they can integrate
work/life/family so their well being in all spheres is
Emily explains how she color codes her calendar and how she can
glance at her calendar and get a feel if her life is
fortunate that our brains are malleable and we can retrain our
addition, we can intentionally create new habits.
- Lastly, Karen offers one last tip: “This is
your life and you have choices.”