Meet a Mom: Paula Panagouleas Miller, Karmascore CEO and Founder - Greater Lansing Area Moms

GLAMoms LOVES Mondays!  It is the day of the week we have the honor of introducing someone from the area to you!  This week we sat down with Paula Panagouleas Miller – Karmascore CEO and Founder and mom of two!  

Paula has many years of experience managing global teams and multi-million-dollar companies through her various positions with Fortune 500 companies, banking, investment firms, corporate treasury, and in the private sector. She is a serial entrepreneur with several successful exits.  

Paula graduated from The University of Dayton with a Bachelor’s of Science in Business Administration with a double major in Finance and International Business. She has also earned a Master of Business Administration from Tiffin. In addition, Paula is a Harvard graduate with a Master of Liberal Arts with a concentration in Sustainability and Environmental management. 

As a Certified Relationship Coach, she’s committed to her passion in helping people have great relationships.

Paula is the proud daughter of an immigrant and a successful book author. She enjoys spending her free time raising her beautiful children Mia and Arlo, with her loving and supportive husband Dr. Jason Miller. 

Paula shares about Karmascore, an app that is available for you to use to help manage the relationships in your life!  She speaks with enthusiasm about what was an idea she had after a conversation with her husband. She credits her amazing team, her family and supporters for helping turn an idea into a relationship tool you are able to download from the App Store.  And for a limited time, try Karmascore for a year for $19.99 (details below)!  

Learn more about Paula, her family, some mom tips, fun planned for the summer and more about Karmascore!

Welcome to Greater Lansing Area Moms, Paula, how old are your children? 

I have two children. My daughter Mia just turned 8 and my son Arlo recently turned 2.

What do you think is one of the best parts about being a mom?

As a CEO who balances work and family, I find one of the best parts about being a mom is the profound sense of purpose it brings. Watching your child grow, learn, and explore the world with wonder is incredibly rewarding. It’s those small, everyday moments—like hearing a hearty laugh or seeing them overcome a challenge—that really deepen the joy of motherhood. Plus, it gives me a unique perspective in my professional role, enhancing my understanding of human relationships and emotional dynamics. It’s a beautiful journey that continually inspires and motivates me in all aspects of my life. Also, I can put all of those special memories in Karmascore.

What is a piece of advice for new moms you wish you would have known when you were a new mom?

One piece of advice I wish I had grasped as a new mom is the importance of being kind to yourself. Motherhood comes with its set of challenges and it’s easy to feel overwhelmed and critical about how you’re handling them. It’s essential to remember that perfection is not the goal; presence is. 

Give yourself grace as you navigate this new role. Each day is a learning experience, and it’s okay not to have all the answers right away. Take time to cherish and enjoy the journey, and remember that taking care of yourself is just as important as taking care of your baby. Self-care isn’t selfish—it’s necessary for you to be the best mom you can be.

Please tell us more about Karmascore! The app is designed to help you manage all the relationships in your life. What was your inspiration behind this idea?

I was on a walk with my husband when we were talking about the events of the day, I told him about a friend that was going through a horrible breakup and how there must have been signs, and voila Karmascore was born.

Who will benefit most from Karmascore? 

Anyone who cares about the relationships in their life and wants a more effective way to manage them.

How does Karmascore work? 

After you create your profile you record memories and rate them with a “karmascore” and then see how the relationships is doing with our analytics.

What is your favorite feature about the Karmascore app? 

I love how it is a digital diary that keeps fun and special moments just for me to see. 

Who would benefit from using Karmascore

The app is ideal for:

Individuals Seeking Personal Development:

People who are focused on self-improvement might use Karmascore to receive feedback on their behavior, identify areas for growth, and monitor changes over time. This can help them develop better social skills, increase their emotional intelligence, and improve their interactions with others.

Couples and Families:

In personal relationships, Karmascore can help individuals understand how their actions affect their partners or family members. This could lead to improved communication, better conflict resolution, and a more harmonious home environment.


Employers and employees could use Karmascore to enhance workplace relationships. For managers, it could provide insights into team dynamics and help foster a more positive work environment. Employees could use it to receive feedback on their co

How will Karmascore help with relationships?

Karmascore lets users quantitatively rate interactions and behaviors, which offers several benefits in managing and improving relationships. Here’s how it can work:

Feedback for Personal Growth: Karmascore could provide individuals with feedback on their actions and their impacts on others, encouraging personal development and emotional intelligence. By understanding how certain behaviors are perceived, people can make more informed decisions about how they interact with others.

Improving Communication: If both partners in a relationship have access to a Karmascore, it could help them communicate more effectively by providing a neutral, objective perspective on their interactions. This might help reduce misunderstandings and promote clearer communication,

Conflict Resolution: By identifying patterns or recurring issues in relationships, Karmascore could help people address problems proactively. Knowing what specific actions or behaviors trigger conflicts might allow individuals to work on these areas specifically, either independently or with the help of a counselor.

Enhancing Trust and Transparency: Karmascore could potentially foster trust and transparency between individuals by making them more accountable for their actions. Seeing a tangible representation of how one’s actions affect others might encourage more thoughtful and considerate behavior.

Goal Setting and Progress Tracking: Couples could use Karmascore to set relationship goals, such as improving communication, showing more appreciation, or spending quality time together. The system could help track progress towards these goals, providing motivation and reinforcing positive behaviors.

Educational Insights: For those unfamiliar with the nuances of maintaining healthy relationships, Karmascore could offer insights and tips based on the data. This might include challenges within a relationship.

Overall, Karmascore could provide useful insights and encourage positive behavior changes, while thoughtfully ensuring that they complement and enhance interactions that are personal, and helping the emotional elements that are critical to any relationship.

What is the most rewarding part of developing Karmascore?

As the CEO and Founder behind Karmascore, I find immense satisfaction in seeing how our tool profoundly enhances interpersonal relationships and promotes personal growth. It’s deeply rewarding to observe improvements in communication and emotional intelligence among users, spanning contexts from families to professional environments. 

The intellectual challenge of developing sophisticated behavioral analysis technology also drives our team, pushing us toward innovative solutions. More than just a technological achievement, Karmascore represents our commitment to making a positive societal impact. Receiving feedback from users who share their transformation stories reaffirms the meaningful difference we’re making. It’s a privilege to lead a venture that not only pushes technological boundaries but also fundamentally improves the way people connect and grow together.

How do you balance being a mom and your career?

As the CEO of Karmascore and a dedicated mother, finding a balance between my professional responsibilities and family life is paramount. One of the key strategies that have been instrumental in managing both roles effectively is having a supportive and helpful husband. His active involvement in parenting and household management is invaluable. 

Effective balancing also requires setting clear priorities, being organized, and embracing flexibility, allowing me to adapt to the demands of both my roles. I rely heavily on tools like calendars and prioritized to-do lists to manage my day efficiently. Additionally, I emphasize the importance of self-care, which keeps me energized and effective across all areas of life. Accepting that not every day will achieve perfect balance, and understanding that some days might lean more heavily towards work or family, helps me maintain a balance.

Here are a couple questions to get to know you better 🙂  

Favorite account on Instagram? 

Karmascore of course!

Last book you read? 

The children’s book I wrote  I Love Your More to my kids at bedtime.

Do you have a favorite brand, specific item or must have that you carry? 

Karmascore, of course.

Do you like coffee or tea? 

Definitely, tea, I am not a coffee drinker.

Where are some of your favorite places to spend time with your family? 

I love going for walks with my family. We have a nature trail close to my home and you can usually find us walking on it.

What are you looking forward to this summer?

This summer, I’m particularly looking forward to taking some time to disconnect and recharge with my family. We have planned a vacation to enjoy the beach, nature, and each other’s company without the constant buzz of technology and work commitments. It’s crucial for maintaining a healthy work-life balance and reconnecting with loved ones. 

Additionally, I’m excited about a few strategic initiatives we’re launching at Karmascore. These projects have been in the pipeline for a while, and seeing them come to fruition during the summer months is something I eagerly anticipate. It’s a wonderful blend of personal relaxation and professional satisfaction.

How do you prefer readers to connect with you if they would like more information or would like to connect? 

Follow us on all of our social media.

Thank you Paula!  And just for Greater Lansing Area Moms, Paula has generously offered a year-long subscription for you to try the Karmascore app for $19.99.  Use the promo code gr8karma. The soft launch of the app is later this week, you can get the app now for exclusive first access!  Download the app today! 

We look forward to hearing about all the great things Karmascore will bring to relationships and are excited to try Karmascore ourselves and particularly looking forward to the digital diary!

Karmascore website –

Photos were provided by Paula Panagouleas Miller 

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