Live in such a way that you would not be ashamed to sell your parrot to the town gossip. ~Will Rogers Last week, on the way to a doctor’s appointment, I glanced at my younger son sitting in the front seat, head tilted down, eyes glued to his iPhone. He was wearing his favorite faded black . . .
Do what you can, with what you have, where you are. ~Theodore Roosevelt Over the past few months, I’ve been sharing some stories about the Lyme diagnosis my sons and I received a year ago. My writing reflects my personal experience and my honest feeling about our treatment since our diagnosis: . . .
Get mad, then get over it. ~Colin Powell A few weeks ago, when took my younger son in for neurotherapy, I shared the positive strides we'd seen since he started treatment with Erica, one of the office staff. I had just written "Successful Communication" and was feeling good about the results . . .
Change always comes bearing gifts. ~Price Pritchett Last week, I shared my experience about letting go of my wedding gown (https://coachkarenlynch.com/angel-gown/). After posting the story, I realized that letting go of my dress wasn’t just about helping others; it was also about helping me to . . .
The best helping hand that you will ever receive is the one at the end of your own arm. ~Fred Dehner Note: Recently, I made the decision to share more about my family’s Lyme diagnosis and treatment; part of it is cathartic, and in part to help increase awareness about the impact of . . .
The clock is running. Make the most of today. Time waits for no man. Yesterday is history. Tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift. That's why it is called the present. ― Alice Morse Earle New Year’s Eve has always been a day where I rarely make plans or carry on any celebratory traditions; I . . .
Goals are dreams with deadlines. ~Diana Scharf Hunt Yesterday morning, I spent the day after Christmas sitting on the sofa with a book, my coffee, and the dog. There is something special about having an entire day devoted to doing nothing except relaxing and nourishing the soul. As I sat in . . .
The walls we build around us to keep sadness out also keeps out the joy. ~Jim Rohn Note: Recently, I made the decision to share more about my family’s Lyme diagnosis and treatment; part of it is cathartic, and part is to help increase awareness about the impact of Lyme. At my doctor’s visit . . .
I may not be there yet, but I'm closer than I was yesterday. ~Author Unknown Yesterday afternoon, I received an email from my younger son’s science teacher: Dear Karen, I wanted to reach out and let you know that C had a great lab day! He set the example for multi-tasking and working on the . . .
"Saying thank you is more than good manners. It is good spirituality." ~Alfred Painter After my PE in 2013, I began to start each day with reflection and then follow up by jotting down three or four notes of gratitude on tiny slips of paper. The slips of paper would then be folded over once and . . .