Author Archives: Karin O'Brien

About Karin O'Brien

I enjoy learning about places, the people and their passions, the climate, the geography and the food of the world. In psychological terms, this gives me a connection to the world- a common ground with others of hobby, passion, and community. Wine is the bridge. I am a nurse practitioner with a WSET level I certificate from Napa Valley Wine Academy. I worked as a tour guide at a local winery and as a student assistant at Boston Wine School. Find me also on twitter @karinobrien434 and

Beach Yoga at Pleasure Bay Beach – Tree pose

Make today special in whatever way means something to you. YOLO! ( you only live once ) Advertisements

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Tempo Giusto- the right speed.

I have a book recommendation for any speed addict out there. The world’s speed is now faster than our DNA can catch up. This causes many problems, mostly because we are on speed dial almost all the time.  Tempo Giusto means … Continue reading

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Take time to appreciate today/ the small moments will later be remembered as the important things

                Extraordinary and  powerful moments get all the discussion and limelight. They’re important and unforgettable. Please remember that the small moments have their place, especially because they may make us happier and often bring … Continue reading

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Hay House World Summit

Hi Everyone, I just wanted to pass this along. Right now Hay House is having  the 2015 World Summit. This is a free online 20 day pass to lectures from world  renown authors and teachers. These include  Dr. Christian Northrup, … Continue reading

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Maslow’s hierarchy of needs is famous. There are many interpretations, just do a google search on his name and you’ll find many. The theory is …the lowest level, once met, builds on the next highest level and so on until … Continue reading

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Intuitive People Psychologist Marie-Louise Von Franz ( who worked closely with Carl Jung ) notes intuitive people are often completely taken over by experiences of the senses, such as food, alcohol, music, art. They may lose all common sense over … Continue reading

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The Highly Sensitive Person ( HSP )

I have a really important book to suggest. This is a national best seller and is  titled The Highly Sensitive Person: How to Thrive When the World Overwhelms You (1996) by Elaine Aron, PhD. Yes, it’s an older publication but … Continue reading

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