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Turning Vision into Reality

A Passion for Mindful Earthkeeping

You know how visionary and brilliant women and men can get overwhelmed with their incredible amount of good ideas and schemes about how life can be better? Maybe you are one of them.


In a nutshell, what I do is to help visionaries and visionary organizations to choose one of their most compelling visions and turn it into a reality. There are of course many ways to do this. 


In the Earthkeeper’s Corner, I help members with daily mindfulness practices that are tailored for bringing vision into form. 


Dr. Lisa Wipplinger is one member that I have helped for the last few years to align her work in the world more in line with her vision. Our work together has allowed her to move more and more into living her vision, and taking concrete steps towards of creating an eco-sanctuary in Eureka Springs Arkansas and sharing her vision nationally in conferences and presentations.


I also love to create and implement sustainable projects and programs for businesses and communities. This often involves working with the constantly evolving consensus on what it means to be resilient and sustainable.

Most of my project work taps into my deep expertise in sustainability, program design, coaching and project management. While I have decades of corporate and government experience, I bring a laid back earthy approach to creating custom solutions for the organizations that need my help. 


I am currently seeking to assist the City of Aurora Illinois to implement its 2019 sustainability plan and develop strategic projects with world-class partners.


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What Keeps Us Stuck?

We Disrespect Our Story

As we age, we need to honor our life and work story no matter what it has been and look for soul accomplishments.


Self honoring sets us up to be more influential and impactful in our work, our retirement, and elder years.


Shame is not a long-term strategy to increase restoration in our world.


Increasing respect for life is more effective than trying to shame people into transforming.


My personal coaching approach begins with understanding the good you have done, and can still do, and choosing alignment with an earth loving vision.

Misunderstanding of Intention

Intention is an aspect of vision that often gets overlooked. 

So, what are intentions? Why do they matter?


Intentions are the conscious and unconscious ideas that connect us to the rest of life. They are more powerful than many of us realize, and they affect those we love and the earth. 

As we move through transformations, our blocked paths often show us intentions at work in our lives.


No matter our age, we can enhance our future progress tapping into the healing power of conscious intention.

Lack of Connection with Joy

Joyous rituals that we practice every day can help us live longer.


One way of creating more joy in our lives is through the use of different kinds of mindfulness practices.  


Most of us know that an ongoing mindfulness practice can help us connect to our most authentic and powerful center.  The challenge is how to do this consistently.


I offer a core set of mindfulness practices to to my Earthkeeper's Corner members that help strengthen your mind/body/spirit connection and open your inner connection to the kind of joy that brings forth more solid growth and creativity.

For more articles, mindfulness practices and videos about mindful earthkeeping visit my Mindful Earthkeeper Facebook page.


Over the last twenty years, I have been an award-winning business writer, a nationally recognized sustainability innovator, and a certified meditation instructor with a unique mindful earthkeeping focus. 

Sometimes we need someone else to remind of us our highest visions when we would rather forget it, or when we get too caught up in the whirlwinds of life.

For over 30 years, I have been helping visionary women and men to remember who they want to be, and transform their dreams into reality.

My approach is practical, whimsical, friendly, mystical - think listening to trees, and brings more humor and fun into the process of deep transformation.


 About Karen 

Since the early 2000's, I have helped leaders, businesses and communities to create more prosperity while becoming better stewards of the earth.  I am an award-winning writer, nationally recognized innovator, and certified meditation instructor. 

©2020 by Karen Powers Wan.