How to recognize an opinion for what it’s really doing, and what you can do about it

Do you realize that there is very little of you living in this world right now?

Do you know that most of what you say and do is a way of being that is adopted behavior?

Let me explain by making an example of deodorant and anti-perspirants. We all know what they are, we all know why we use them, and we all use them.

But what if I told you you don’t have to use them, that you don’t even need them, and I gave the reason that using these products is just a matter of opinion.

The truth is using deodorant and anti-perspirants are in fact an opinion, and you have adopted it.

Before commercialism there was no deodorant or anti-persperant. There was no market for them to be sold on. There was no way of having them. People didn’t bother making them, because people didn’t think twice about whether or not they needed them. People just were.

The human body does what it’s supposed to do – it’s pretty amazing how it does it. Sweating is a natural way to rid your body of toxins. Biologically it serves a purpose. Physically it’s affected – positively. So why feel guilt or shame? We all do it.

There are some people who love the natural odor their lover emits. Like animals we attract mates by giving off a scent. It’s natural. So why be offended? This proves my point that stinking or not is a matter of opinion. It’s all in the nose of the beholder.

Then, somewhere, some time ago, someone’s feelings got hurt because someone probably called them a name, like stinky. That someone was most likely upset for some reason like jealousy or feeling betrayed, and told them they stunk. And the receiver of these remarks probably took offense, or felt guilt or shame for being stinky – whether they commited those acts or not isn’t really relevant.

What is relevant is how the resultant fear based behaviors got locked in. The question is why did the person take offense? The question is why did they flood with guilt or shame – just for being themselves?

And then those feelings and reactions were passed down to you. They have been imprinted in your DNA, and they have been taught to you by your parents and peers. It’s now hard wired in you to feel this way, and it’s all just a matter of opinion, and not necessarily actual truth.

In my opinion there’s something to all of this that’s being called to be healed. Needed healing that goes beyond the use of deodorant and anti-persperants, beyond what makes us take offense, and what makes us feel guilt and shame. Why have we become so afraid to be ourselves?

The more removed we have become from our natural ways, the less we realize we are not living as ourselves. The less you become, the less truth you recognize.

At some point – your soul calls out for a part of its truth to be brought back to it. It may not be about natural body odor, but it may be about why we feel unhappy deep down, despite what we have, and why we are constantly trying to fix that. It’s about all of that negative self talk in our heads, and why we need to be perfect, why we wait for special occasions to act on something, and why we can’t lose the last 5 lbs. It’s about why we keep attracting the wrong relationships, and why our parental relationships are so distorted or complicated.

Each time you allow someones opinion to infiltrate you, each time you adopt their ways and opinions – you give a piece of your self (your soul) away. You are giving away your truth. You are saying that’s ok, I don’t need my self, I’m not worth that much. And you spin the degeneration momentum.

Being ready to break the cycle, and returning your souls pieces back to you – overcomes the dilemma, and heals you Mind Body and Spirit.

There are many belief systems that we operate under, and once in a while one rears it’s head and demands you take notice. When this happens, when you can’t get something off your mind, and you keep questioning it from every angle, ready for answers – you are ready to let go of a belief system that is not in alignment with who you truly are.

What if I told you that re-storying your beliefs, letting go of unwanted habits, changing your mindset, and getting closer to your truest self is possible? What if I told you it is possible to overcome the negative feelings that are deeply rooted in your DNA and be able to act out your life as you desire – with no hang-ups, questions, or doubts? What if I told you that when you do this, your overall health and wellness is greatly impacted positively.

Lisa Karasek is a Quantum Healer and Intuitive Practitioner able to powerfully transform your state of being by guiding you to a healthier, happier, and more purposeful life using ancient, multi-dimentional healing modalities, angelic energies, and consciousness based practices. Lisa is passionate and dedicated to helping you work with the dynamics of your Authentic Self Relationship.

A quick story about Gratitude

I began my daily practice of gratitude years ago when I went through a rough time in life and I hit my bottom. I wasn’t suicidal per se, but I was ready to accept death if it happened.

Beginning my daily practice of finding something that made me smile (which is actually very hard to do when you’re as depressed and hopeless as I was), and a gratitude list is what showed me my courage – and that led me to my strength.

What and who I was grateful for just a few years ago were very different than what I express now. Looking back I wrote things like: my dog made a funny look on her face today when she pooped in the neighbors tree box – that made me smile. … Because of those silly things, in time I started to laugh.

I do have to be an active participant in my journey. And having someone, or a group of people, helping me is even better, sometimes even a blessing. I was on my healing journey and at a point where I wanted my body to be strong again – I needed my body to feel strong again – so that emotionally I could feel strong and find courage to keep trying for what I wanted. Around this time I met a personal trainer that I could not afford, but I managed to squeek out a few sessions with him – enough to take some notes, to feel some inspiration, and I created a plan and routine for myself. This also helped me realize that I once had the ability to do this for myself, only I had forgotten.

Forgetting how to take care of yourself is very humbling. It only takes one small gesture, and then your whole world begins to change. Sometimes people see, and so they help. Others, like GB the personal trainer probably never knew what was driving me those few times we met. But I was with myself 100% of the time. I cannot even begin to sit here and write out the many ways I have grown since then. Hell, I probably don’t even know them all myself – these are the sorts of things that trickle out over time. Making the connections is the importance of the lesson, and then doing something with what you learned.

I still need to actively seek gratitude and courage. I have to remember. I still need to be conscious of when I’m not smiling. I still need to find my patterns. These things truly keep my head on straight. It’s about priority and it’s about choice. Because I want life experience. A better one. I want happiness. I want to feel joy. I don’t want to feel hurt. I don’t want to feel wounded. So I practice – daily. And now when you look at my list, you will find entries like: I am grateful for meeting RB – she is such an inspiration, and because of her I can see things in a new way, and I feel better.

Isn’t it remarkable how you find what you need when you need it, not even yet fully realizing what it will ultimately give you?! Sometimes it may take years and many cycles of something working itself out to realize what a gift it truly is. You do have to be an active participant in your journey, all the time.

Lisa Karasek is a Quantum Healer and Intuitive Practitioner able to powerfully transform your state of being by guiding you to a healthier, happier, and more purposeful life using ancient, multi-dimentional healing modalities, angelic energies, and consciousness based practices. Lisa is passionate and dedicated to helping you work with the dynamics of your Authentic Self Relationship.

TRE® Experience series beginning in 2020

So many people are looking for ways to heal themselves, to overcome, and move past the things in their lives that bring them down. People are ready for change. People are ready for better. And everyone likes feeling healthy.

I invite you to think back to your first day of school, your first job interview, that big fight with a loved one, being cut off in traffic. Remember the last time you had a really big day, the kind that requires celebrating, like your wedding day.

Why? Because any event or experience (good, or not so good) that causes you to react on a psycho-emotional level has a direct and immediate affect at a neuro-physiolocal level for short or extended periods of time. Let me explain …

These intense and highly emotional events and experiences created charged energy – that is now stored in your body.

Why do we want to care about and acknowledge our charged moments?

Because the continued behavior of failing to acknowledge their effects risks creating stress related diseases, especially when suppressing the not so good ones. I tell my students all the time how simple things – even just stubbing your toe – is traumatic. But I encourage everyone to come up with their own definitions for 1)stress, 2)tension, and 3)trauma.

I am so passionate about helping people be experts for their own health and wellness plan that I created a 4 week series to deepen their healing experience. TRE® (Tension and Trauma Releasing Exercises) is a series of exercises that assist the body in releasing deep muscular patterns of stress, tension and trauma (physical and emotional). Created by Dr. David Berceli TRE® safely activates your natural reflexive mechanism by way of neurophysiological rebalancing. And the most commonly reported benefits are decreased anxiety, the release of chronic tension, the discharge of emotional and physical trauma, improved sleep, mood and digestion, decreased aches and pains, improved flexibility, and the decrease in symptoms for sciatica, fibromyalgia, and other chronic conditions.

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Individuals and communities around the world feel the
benefits of this modality for healing.

In this series, you will deeply explore your personal trauma time-line; determine your level of traumatic imprint; learn about the importance for properly discharging stored energy to create new emotional pathways and speeding up your recovery time; and how this modality for healing restores your Mind Body Spirit to wholeness – and more. Each class is a combination of education, self discovery, group discussion, and a group TRE® experience.

I am currently offering this course in 3 locations:

Every Saturday in January from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm at Truth Mind & Body in Sparks MD

Every Sunday in January from 2 – 4 pm at Nourishing Journey in Columbia MD

Every Monday in February from 7 – 9 pm at Zoetics Wellness Center in Pikesville MD

Pre-registration is required because seats are limited. Click on the locations link above to register. For more information, or to bring this series to your community – please email me directly. Cost is $150 per person. Please bring your personal journals, mats, blankets, and wear comfortable clothing you can stretch in.

4 week immersion experience by Lisa Karasek, TRE® Certified Facilitator

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Lisa Karasek is a Quantum Healer and Intuitive Practitioner able to powerfully transform your state of being by guiding you to a healthier, happier, and more purposeful life using ancient, multi-dimentional healing modalities, angelic energies, and consciousness based practices. Lisa is passionate and dedicated to helping you work with the dynamics of your Authentic Self Relationship.

When you’re redirected …then what?

So apparently I’ve been redirected. Only, I’m lost.
This is not usual territory.
I don’t know how to navigate it. I don’t recognize anything. I don’t have a map. There’s no one working here, no one who can explain it to me. I am just wandering around.
I’m just trying different things.
I feel completely lost.
I mean, I’m not a stupid person.
I know how to do for myself, how to care for myself. I know how to succeed and do things in life and for myself. I mean, this is just …
I don’t see the point of it. I don’t see the end in sight. I don’t see.
I guess I have to trust.
I mean I know I chose to make this trip. But I don’t think it’s going the way I wanted it to.
What do I do?
So many emotions, so many things.
And I just, I just don’t know right now.
I have moments where I’m like, okay – I can do this. There are other people out here. They just don’t seem to be bothered by it all.
It’s perhaps entertainment for them?
I’m trying to find the entertainment in it, but I’m having a hard time.

emotionally unsettled

Every time I think I’m making good decisions for myself, I go through a period where I feel lost, unsure, uncertain. Things become upended, and my mind likes to twist it all about. I ruminate. I question too much. I have difficulty letting go.

If only I could just relax. Then I would see how, feel how …

Relaxing into it will bring me exactly what I am hoping for.

It’s the confusion, the upending, the twisting that is blocking me. I’m getting in my own way.

I have no reason to. It’s not like I developed this strategy out of a circumstance and I’ve had to abide – or else. Hence the being lost.

Do you meditate? I’ve trained myself to meditate when I’m in these periods. Meditation brings about clarity, and provides some not before realized insight that comes in pretty handy all of a sudden.

Do you know if you’re open to receiving information?

Observing the way you respond or react to things, and what people have to say (including that voice inside your own head) is one way to know. But then what?

Perhaps some energy healing and clearing to move you in the right direction. Maybe a conversation with someone to ask the harder questions than you’re willing to explore. Maybe let go of some of that tension around what’s upending you – and calm on down! Walk into a group of people who share your agenda, and try on some new ways for doing something.

What have you tried? What’s worked? What hasn’t? Why? What was going on in your world when you tried it last time?

Just becasue something didn’t work before, doesn’t mean it won’t work now. That attempt was a catalyst, and whether you realize it or not – you changed because of it. It could just be that you weren’t ready last time, and you are more likely to be ready this time. Perhaps it wasn’t the right fit for that time, but now –

Where are you on feeling lost? On a scale of 1 – 5, how does being lost make you moody and unsettled?

  1. mildly irritated
  2.  …
  3. becoming reactionary
  4.  …
  5. all consuming and ICKY!

Are you ready to try again?, to overcome feeling lost in your own skin and thoughts? Are you ready for change? Then have that conversation – with me. My mission is to help those struggling overcome that which is not necessary.  Schedule an exploration call


IMG_1692  I am an expert Quantum Healer, TRE® Certified Practitioner and Certified Eating Psychology Coach, able to update your state of being and assist you with Spiritual and Energetic Development using ancient, multi-dimensional healing and angelic energies, and Christ-consciousness-based practices. I powerfully guide you to a healthier, happier, more purposeful life. I am dedicated and passionate about helping you work with the dynamics of your self relationship and I believe this is the key to most Mind Body Spirit disease and illness.