Karah Serine

Blog about Arts & Entertainment, Culture, and Health & Wellness with perhaps a few odd bits along the way…but hey that’s my world.


“Struggle ends where commitment begins.”


As I struggle to work on my audition piece and think about the French I Want to learn. :) 

English: Hikers taking one of many short cuts

English: Hikers taking one of many short cuts (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

“If you had started doing anything two weeks ago, by today you would have been two weeks better at it.”

John Mayer


“There are no shortcuts to any place worth going.”

Beverly Sills


“Though you can love what you do not master, you cannot master what you do not love.”

Mokokoma Mokhonoana


“Struggle ends where commitment begins.”

Sumner Davenport


“Genius is 1 percent inspiration and 99 percent perspiration.”

Thomas A. Edison





Awareness with morning walks…

English: Statue of Ganesha at Victoria's Way m...

English: Statue of Ganesha at Victoria’s Way meditation park, near Roundwood, Co Wicklow, Ireland. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

I have been going for morning walks for a while now. Feels great and refreshing. My motivation to get up and go is the coffee at the deli. Yes, I am basically in my pajama’s throw on some sunglasses and hat, when the weather allows and go.

I also include my meditation and some yoga. At first I would try hard to find a quite, hidden place. But now I explore some days. I realize if people are walking by it accomplishes two things.

1. The more who see it might get inspired to do the same. Nothing to fear or be ashamed of. Spread the awareness.

2. Back to the fear… I can be shy at time and I am very affected by my surroundings. I find this very helpful in learning to stay grounded no matter what is going on around me. Sometimes, I find places and make them my stage for some qi gong movements and feel so free and don’t care who is watching. Note, these are in the public but not a massive crowd. Maybe that will be my next step. :)

Tanumânasî Meditación en postura del Loto (Pad...

Tanumânasî Meditación en postura del Loto (Padmasana) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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Good Morning….Make it all it can be.

Good Morning. Today is a new day, don’t let anything stand in your way! Make it all it can be. 

One small positive thought in the morning can change your whole day.


English: morning walk towards the fort

English: morning walk towards the fort (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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This morning,  I went for another small walk even with a slight rain. This morning walk is becoming a positive addiction.

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Thought of the day…Grateful for the moment.

gratitude. =)

gratitude. =) (Photo credit: camerakarrie)


Be grateful for the home you have, knowing that at this moment, all you have is all you need.

Sarah Ban Breathnach

Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.

John Wooden

Let us be grateful to people who make us happy, they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.

Marcel Proust


I have been working on gratitude for awhile now and on those tough days I remind myself how grateful I am. I  have a home, sweet kitty and lot’s of hope! I really do have everything I need at this moment. :)

I am also grateful for meeting some great agents last night and even though I might not be right for all of them, they all had some positive feedback. Fingers Crossed!! Staying in the moment and keeping positive while moving forward is a challenge. Trust….your heart is leading you in the right direction.

These are the pictures that seemed to be the biggest hit.



6 Months and Still Blogging….

Today marks my 6 month anniversary of my blog. Wow, to look back and see the progress and changes that have happened since then. Kinda scary to know once on the internet it never dies, but as I post that thought stays void from my thoughts. I will continue to find my voice and share it.

This is a good time to reflect on where I might want to go with my blog but at the same time I am not always good with planning (working on it)  and just go with what I am feeling. However, I need to remember the quote,  about motivation and discipline. There have been days I did not feel motivated but discipline did take over and my good morning video’s were still posted. :)

This is also a time to be appreciative for the friends I have made while blogging and the support I get from them. It as been a rewarding experience. No, it’s not over it is just beginning even if it is fueled by a little discipline along with much motivation.

I will close with a big Thank You for being able to Blog and Meeting the People I have, through my Blog. I would love to hear your experience of blogging and for those who have been doing it longer then 6 months.. does it get better?

Oh, and a few photo’s of my kitty I took last night playing with the camera.

Hello, Can I help you?

Ok, Do your thing… I did take your seat after all.

I think that is enough now…


Good Morning-November 1st 2012-Motivation

Roosevelt Motivation Quote

Roosevelt Motivation Quote (Photo credit: igrigorik)

There can never be too much help with motivation!

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“Enthusiasm is excitement with inspiration, motivation and a pinch of creativity.”

Bo Bennett

“I do not try to dance better then anyone else. I only try to dance better then myself.”

Mikhail Baryshnikov

“Every accomplishment starts with the decision to try”


“Success in not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.”

Winston Churchill

Paint & Life

Paint & Life (Photo credit: Howard G Charing)


Daily Thoughts-Oct 25th- 2012-Happiness Quotes

Happiness is not determined by what's happenin...

Happiness is not determined by what’s happening around you, but rather what’s happening inside you. (Photo credit: deeplifequotes)

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Love the music on this one!!! Gets me moving… 

If you want happiness for an hour — take a nap.
If you want happiness for a day — go fishing.
If you want happiness for a year — inherit a fortune.
If you want happiness for a lifetime — help someone else.

Chinese Proverb

“Pleasure is not happiness. It has no more importance than a shadow following a man.”

Muhammad Ali

“Happiness is the art of never holding in your mind the memory of any unpleasant thing that has passed.”


“Most people are about as happy as they make up their minds to be.”

Abraham Lincoln

“The purpose of our lives is to be happy.”

Dalai Lama

“Ten Spiritual Tonics”

1. Stop worrying. Worry kills life.

2. Begin each day with a prayer. It will arm your soul.

3. Control appetite. Over-indulgence clogs body and mind.

4. Accept your limitations . . .

5. Don?t envy. It wastes time and energy.

6. Have faith in people. Cynicism sours the disposition.

7. Find a hobby. It will relax your nerves.

8. Read a book a week to stimulate imagination and broaden your views.

9. Spend some time alone for the peace of solitude and silence.

10. Try to want what you have, instead of spending your strength trying to get what you want.”

Abraham L. Feinberg 


Happy (Photo credit: madlyinlovewithlife)



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