M  eet Karin Katz,“The Relationship Realist”. Formerly known as the founder and inspirational voice of the popular international blog, “Buddha Barbie” where many shared in her Zen-centric journey into self-awareness.

Karin has been there and done that, as she has lived the many cycles of relationships; married, divorced, single again and in long-term relationships where there was deep love.  Karin has a BA in Sociology, with a minor in Psychology from Michigan State University. Her journey has allowed opportunities to study, experience and complete Kabbalah twice, and earn a certification in Coaching with a focus on love and relationships.

Writing has always been a passion of Karin’s.  She has enjoyed writing in many different genre’s such as a published children’s book author,”There’s A Fly In My Soup” and “One to Ten and Over Again”, a past columnist of The Detroit Jewish News, a blogger for both Eydis Magazine and Ask Dr. Nandi, and a former corporate speech writer with over 2000 clients.

Karin has appeared as a guest relationship expert on countless radio shows and TV programs, including, Fox News Detroit and The Big Show starring Michael Patrick Shiels.  She has coached and inspired hundreds of client’s in-person, over the phone, via email and text, from all over the US, with her primary practice in Michigan.

Karin’s personal reveal has taught her that knowing one’s self is the key to having a healthy and thriving relationship, “The more real we are with ourselves, the more authentic our relationships can be and the higher our success rate is in maintaining them.”

As The Relationship Realist, Karin sees herself continuing her work helping people achieve healthy relationships in their lives using the tools, inspiration and guidance she has already provided to so many.