Dr. Karen

About Dr. Karen

Dr. Karen is a successful consultant, a coach and mentor to high value providers and a Certified Hypnotherapist. Contact Dr. Perkins when you are ready for a change. She has successfully empowered thousands of individuals to quickly and easily identify and reframe their previously negative self-image and personal programming, eliminate their fear based barriers, set their beliefs to be in alignment with their own life and truth and clear their path to success. Dr. K has also served in many executive positions in public service and in private corporations, as a Board Member in several organizations. She holds both a Doctorate in Business Administration and an MBA in Project Management. She is a Certified Public Manager, a member of the American Academy of Certified Public Managers, Partners in Business, Who’s Who among Professional Women; and holds a variety of honorary memberships to organizations around the world for whom she has spoken.
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How To Stay Motivated – Part One

Personal motivation is key to maintaining almost all aspects of life. If we’re not motivated, we’re more likely to squander our time and neglect our personal and professional goals. Even the most determined people can lose steam sometimes. Keep reading for some sure-fire tips for getting back on track.

In this first section, I would like to focus on ways you can help to keep your spirits high to maintain higher motivation.

Remember Your Goals
Usually before you start a task or an endeavor, you will want to make short-term and long-term goals. If you feel yourself begin to slip, you might become […]

By | February 26th, 2016|Uncategorized|1 Comment

Raise Your Emotional Vibration!

Nobody wants to feel anything other than peace and happiness.  There is a long list of things you can incorporate in your lifestyle that will raise your vibration over the course of time, and even immediately.  Getting sunlight, loving yourself, eating a healthy diet, spending time with friends, and being out in nature are just some of the more obvious ways.

 

There are some things, however, that you can do right now regardless of where you are that will help raise your vibrational state.  In other words, they will help cultivate more peace of mind, more happiness, more clarity, and more […]

By | February 24th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Raise Your Emotional Vibration!

Facing Your Denials

In psychiatry, particularly in psychoanalysis, the “immature” psychological defenses, such as denial or projection, often prevent a person from understanding the source of their stress and finding ways to deal with reality. These unconscious mechanisms act to protect the individual from reality by distorting that reality.

Some of you might be asking “What are the consequences of denial?” There can be both positive and negative results. Let’s take a look at some of the positive consequences.

  • In the short-term, denial can help someone maintain their sanity
  • In the short-term, denial can help a person function from day to day
  • In the short-term, denial can […]
By | February 22nd, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Facing Your Denials

Coping With Stress

We have all had to handle stressful situations in our lives. Some we have handled well, maneuvering through all of the challenges faced almost without thought. Other times, we might have not handled it nearly as well. Sometimes when we face a tough spot, we have to consciously think about what our next moves will be, while at other times we might be able to move forward almost without thinking. Why is this?

In many instances, we have automatically triggered different coping mechanisms within ourselves. At times, these automatic reactions can be helpful, while at other times they can be detrimental […]

By | February 19th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Coping With Stress

Five Simple Habits To Improve Emotional Wellness – Part Five

This series of blogs has been an adventure! We have covered so many different fields when it comes to different ways to improve your emotional wellness. Understanding how to protect your self-esteem, taking control after a failure, eliminating brooding thoughts, and finding meaning after a loss are all very important things for us to remember and apply in our day to day life. There is one final area I would like to cover in this mini-series: Recovering self-worth after a rejection. So here we go!

Think about a time when you were rejected. It doesn’t have to be in dating either. […]

By | February 17th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Five Simple Habits To Improve Emotional Wellness – Part Five

Five Simple Habits To Improve Emotional Wellness – Part Four

 

We have talked about a wide variety of topics when it comes to improving your emotional health. We have discussed the high points of how to protect and boost your self-esteem, how to take control after a failure, as well as the importance of finding out how to stop brooding over things. The next field I want to talk about is one that might be a little sensitive to people, which is finding meaning after a loss.

Loss is a natural part of life and something that none of us can avoid. Regardless of how painful or traumatic the loss was, […]

By | February 15th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Five Simple Habits To Improve Emotional Wellness – Part Four

Five Simple Habits To Improve Emotional Wellness – Part Three

Over the last two blogs, we have talked about two simple habits to improve your emotional health. We have talked about protecting and building your self-esteem as well as how to take control after a failure. The next simple habit is to distract yourself from brooding thoughts.

This is something we have all encountered. You came into the office one day and got into a disagreement with a coworker. Your reactions to everything might make sense to you, but you can’t seem to get the altercation out of your mind. You might talk with someone else about what you are thinking […]

By | February 12th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Five Simple Habits To Improve Emotional Wellness – Part Three

Five Simple Habits To Improve Emotional Wellness – Part Two  

In our previous blog, we talked about how self-esteem is vital to our emotional and mental health. It is our armor against a constant barrage of negativity that we might be going through. We also covered some of the ways you can help to protect and build up your self-esteem. For today’s blog, we are going in a completely different direction.

Failure is something we all have to deal with at one time or another. It is rarely an easy thing to process, and can sometimes even lead us into a state of constant negativity if we focus on the failure. […]

By | February 10th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Five Simple Habits To Improve Emotional Wellness – Part Two  

Five Simple Habits To Improve Emotional Wellness – Part One

Take a moment to sit back and ask yourself this simple question: “How closely do I monitor my emotional wellness?” If you are like the vast majority of us, your answer to this question might actually be not much if at all. The even more important question at that point would be why not? Or how about this one: “Do I know how to ease emotional pain or boost my own self esteem when I’m feeling down?” Sadly, as is the case with the first question, most of us will probably answer that we don’t.

What makes this interesting is that […]

By | February 8th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Five Simple Habits To Improve Emotional Wellness – Part One

How to be the person you want to be: (Part 3) Promoting Positive Vibes

How to be the person you want to be (Part 3)

For the last two blogs, we have talked about ways you can take control of your life and become the person you what to be. In the first one we discussed taking inventory of who you are. In the second one we talked about putting in the work required. For this last one, let’s focus on what could be deemed as the most important one of them all: Promoting Positive Vibes.

We have all experienced being around the extremes on the vibes scale. We have all known our […]

By | January 15th, 2016|Uncategorized|2 Comments