C is for Crystal Clear

Many women would agree that they are juggling way too many responsibilities.  It is not just home and work but also extended family obligations, volunteering, etc.  Although we would “like to do it all” I have found looking back over my life that I wish I had turned down some of this stuff and focused … Read more

Patricia Raskin Show

Tune in with Beth Carter on WPRO when she discusses her new book (Job Search = Love Search: 10 Savvy Career Strategies that Help You Find Love Too) with Patricia Raskin! Listen to Beth Carter on The Patricia Raskin Show on Saturday, May 21, 2016, at 4:30PM ET on 630AM & 99.7 FM WPRO. Listen … Read more

Ten Fingers, Ten Toes

Once our parents see our ten fingers and ten toes at birth, they usually breathe a sigh of relief that we have all our necessary body parts.  As we go through life, we probably do not give much thought to these digits and toes until one gets broken or sprained.  In other words, we take … Read more

Sixth Sense

According to the Spiritual Science Research Foundation, sixth sense or subtle perception ability “is our ability to understand the subtle cause and effect relationship behind many events which is beyond our understanding of the intellect.”  ESP, clairvoyance, premonition, and intuition are considered synonyms of sixth sense.  In other words, this goes beyond the five senses … Read more

W is for Wish

If money, time, and other things were not factors, what would be your greatest wish?  Would it be to go on an exotic vacation, buy a fancy car, or purchase a house?  The issue is if we feel things are out of our reach, we don’t even attempt to get them. Why is that?  Do … Read more

Q is for Quiet

How often do you get the opportunity to be still and have quiet time?  A few years ago, I was walking on the beach early in the morning in Connecticut and I met a man who told me he needed seven minutes of silence a day.  I gave this some consideration as I continued my … Read more

N is for Notoriety

Take a moment and ponder this question – when you pass away, how do you want to be remembered?  We recently lost a family member who died at the age of 85.  He was married and had six children which in of itself was quite an accomplishment.  However, he also worked for the State Department … Read more

L is for Lesson

When we were children, we had lessons on a variety of different topics including math, history, science, and English.  Depending on what kind of student you were, you may have preferred some subjects over others and excelled in areas that you never thought possible. As we get older, we may think that we don’t have … Read more

J is for Jambalaya

Jambalaya is a Louisiana Creole dish of Spanish and French influence.  It is not only a fun word to say but is delicious too.  Most jambalaya recipes call for either a fish and a protein or two proteins like sausage and chicken.  However you make it, it is a real comfort food. Most of the … Read more