Journey

A Conference for the Journey

By Karen Berrios | March 22, 2018

My family and I recently attended The Natural Product Expo West at the Anaheim Convention Center. Vendors throughout the globe gather to promote, network and launch their natural, organic and healthy products. This is my third year attending and I just enjoy talking and learning about new products and their nutritional facts. This year I was…

Is Forgiveness for You or Others?

By Karen Berrios | February 22, 2018

I’m sure most of us have endured endless offenses throughout our journey of life. Some may come across as harmless and others are well… just plainly unforgivable. But what happens when you consciously intend to forgive your offender but deep down you can’t let go of the pain, sorrow and harm the offense has caused…

What Does It Mean to Thrive Emotionally?

By Karen Berrios | December 15, 2017

As I’ve embraced my new emotional diet, I’ve learned to recognize that I’ve spent much of my life suppressing a lot of my emotions. I’ve operated from a place of trying to conform to expectations—what society says, what religion says, what others want from me—instead of being true to myself into being a whole person,…

My New Emotional Diet

By Karen Berrios | November 3, 2017

As I mentioned in a previous post, in response to my experience with a horrible rash that just would not go away I started to go into a new season in my journey of healing and discovery. One of my doctors, Dr. Tony, said something that really hit me. He said, “A bad thought can…

September is Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month

By Karen Berrios | September 11, 2017

This month is Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month, a time to educate the public about the most common type of endocrine cancer. Also called “thyroid carcinoma,” thyroid cancer is a malignant tumor or growth that originates within the thyroid gland. That’s the official definition—true, but very impersonal. To me, though, thyroid cancer became extremely personal three…

The Rash

By Karen Berrios | September 7, 2017

Shortly after I got the good news that the alternative approach to cancer treatment that I was pursuing seemed to be having a positive impact, I started developing a mysterious rash. And I don’t just mean a basic, run-of-the-mill rash. This rash was dramatic. I itched like you wouldn’t believe, and when I had the…