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Dr. Carmen Harra
Dr. Carmen Harra holds doctorates in clinical psychology, clinical hypnotherapy, and alternative healing. She is well known as an author, radio show host, and TV personality. Dr. Harra’s extensive training in couples and cognitive therapy, combined with her intuitive abilities, has made her a sought-after advisor throughout the world, offering guidance to clients from all walks of life from eminent politicians to Hollywood celebrities. Her upcoming book, The Karma Queens' Guide to Relationships, is set for release by Penguin Books in May, 2015.

Entries by Dr. Carmen Harra

8 Big Relationship Dos and Don'ts

(0) Comments | Posted April 27, 2016 | 12:48 PM

As a psychologist and relationship counselor for over 25 years, I speak from experience when I say there's more to the art of love than we can imagine: people are complex, riddled with flaws and deep desires, desperately seeking to be understood. Yet human beings also hold an incredible capacity...

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8 Rules for Making the Right Decisions

(1) Comments | Posted March 9, 2016 | 4:05 PM

Never underestimate the impact a single decision can have: one wrong move can ruin a relationship, a career, a life, etc. We must choose wisely to generate joy in our lives. But when the road forks, confusion suddenly sets in. It's normal to feel bewildered when different options present different...

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Is It Time to Leave Your Relationship?

(1) Comments | Posted February 15, 2016 | 3:56 PM

The following is an excerpt from my newest book, The Karma Queens' Guide to Relationships:

I'm a firm believer in making things work. I was married for nearly 30 years and endured the turbulence that all relationships experience in time. Divorce is always a valid option, but many times, people...

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The Theory That Can Change Everything

(43) Comments | Posted January 25, 2016 | 10:34 AM

While I normally stick to entries that are spiritual in nature, I couldn't help but become intrigued by a scientific theory that holds the power to reshape the very foundations of our world: one that would allow us to control and disperse energy efficiently and literally halt natural disasters in...

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16 Shocking Predictions for 2016

(10) Comments | Posted January 6, 2016 | 5:13 PM

We're starting to understand that things are coming to an end, yet in many more ways, we feel that we're on the brink of a new beginning. Without a doubt, we're in the middle of a crisis like never before. Our saving grace lies in acknowledging the totality of what...

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Staying Stress-Free During the Holidays

(3) Comments | Posted November 30, 2015 | 11:36 AM

The holidays are a time for tradition and family, giving thanks and grand meals. But for many of us, these ideal notions are eclipsed by the absolute frenzy that accompanies the holiday season: extra traffic, endless shopping, and unwelcome guests at the dinner table. Indeed, this season can conjure some...

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4 Hot Celebrity Couples: Will They Make It?

(0) Comments | Posted October 23, 2015 | 4:47 PM

Wouldn't it be heavenly to be able to decode compatibility on a deep, long-term level? You can, and it's as simple as knowing a person's birthday. Numerology is the ancient study of numbers and their influence on events, cycles and patterns in our lives. In particular, numerology is an excellent...

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The Truth About Emotions and Your Health

(0) Comments | Posted September 30, 2015 | 10:40 PM

I hear more people confess to feeling depressed, anxious, isolated, or all of the above, now than ever before. This emotional discord within millions makes me wonder, What exactly is missing from our lives that causes us to feel so turbulent and troubled?

What's missing is different for each of...

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8 Incredible Affirmations for Self-Love

(0) Comments | Posted June 30, 2015 | 6:14 PM

We pass through life forming and reforming hundreds of relationships with friends, coworkers, lovers, relatives, peers, acquaintances, etc. And what we learn from this amalgamation of interactions, ultimately, is that anyone may come and go at any given moment. There is only one relationship that endures as a permanent fixture...

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7 Qualities To Seek In A Soulmate

(4) Comments | Posted May 5, 2015 | 12:27 PM

I recently visited a doctor whom I hadn't seen in ages and who also happened to be an old family friend. He casually asked how I was coping with the loss of my husband, who passed away from cancer five years ago. When I replied that I was doing well,...

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5 Ways to Detoxify From a Dysfunctional Relationship

(0) Comments | Posted April 8, 2015 | 6:36 PM

The following five ways to detoxify from a dysfunctional relationship are excerpts from my upcoming book, The Karma Queens' Guide to Relationships:

Relationships that start out with the best of intentions and loving feelings can quickly turn toxic. It's difficult to change a dynamic when strong emotions are already involved,...

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6 Secrets to Emotional Intimacy

(1) Comments | Posted March 23, 2015 | 8:04 AM

The secret to a deep, purpose-driven life is not to perceive but to feel. We may see the world around us at all times, but it's not until we start to feel it that we truly sense the living spark. When we watch a movie, it's not the scenes we...

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9 Keys to Incredible Change in 2015

(0) Comments | Posted January 5, 2015 | 8:28 PM

Let the new year ring in. Let it forgive our involuntary faults and forge new paths of awareness. Like a healing balm, let it nurse our wounds and nourish our strengths. Let it teach us to peer within ourselves rather than at the outside world for answers. Let it sweep...

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13 Questions to Figure Out If They're the One

(1) Comments | Posted December 16, 2014 | 4:03 PM

We meet someone special and we radiate joy. We can't help it -- the prospect of a brand new relationship leaves us brimming with excitement. Yet we hesitate, We don't want to waste time and energy on the wrong person. But are they the wrong person... or just the right...

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5 Pillars of a Joyful Life

(2) Comments | Posted November 24, 2014 | 6:55 AM

All things begin with a strong foundation. A building must have a solid infrastructure to stand tall. Even life on earth, fragile as it may be, is firmly maintained by the fundamental elements needed to keep seven billion people alive. Well-rooted relationships are proven to be more durable and longer...

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7 Simple Secrets to an Amazing Relationship

(2) Comments | Posted November 3, 2014 | 5:33 PM

Of all the relationships we experience, love relationships are perhaps the most complex. They are strenuous in that they take a real toll on our emotional wellness. They are lifelong in that one romantic chapter can cause an impression for the rest of our years. A ruptured friendship may leave...

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How to Master the 5 Stages of Life

(0) Comments | Posted September 7, 2014 | 6:43 PM

If someone were to play the movie of your life before your eyes, what would strike you? My movie would play an impoverished childhood in a Romanian village, rising to fame as a singing sensation, escaping to America with $40 in my pocket (I spent the other $40 I had...

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13 Steps to Recover From Betrayal

(2) Comments | Posted August 8, 2014 | 11:43 AM

Khalil Gibran said, "Doubt is a pain too lonely to know that faith is his twin brother." Reminiscent of his words is the truth that we can sway between unshakable faith and extreme doubt in mere seconds. Under certain circumstances we can't even tell doubt and faith apart, or we...

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How to Forgive to Save Your Life

(0) Comments | Posted July 21, 2014 | 9:08 AM

We all have a number of people to forgive: those who caused us pain in our past, who made us suffer or took our goodness for granted. Forgiveness comes more easily when we acknowledge its life-saving grace. Forgive comes from an Old English word originally meaning, "to give completely" or...

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The Miraculous Nature of Human Compassion

(0) Comments | Posted May 5, 2014 | 1:19 PM

Click here to watch the TEDTalk that inspired this post.

We are alienated from each other on degrees of acquaintance: how well you know someone determines how you relate to their state of being. On rare occasion do we sympathize, much less empathize, with a complete...

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