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 . . .
How long a minute is, depends on which side of the bathroom door you're on. - Zall's Second Law 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 Lyme. There are . . .
Feelings are much like waves, we can't stop them from coming but we can choose which one to surf. ~Jonatan Mårtensson Today, I woke up knowing exactly what I wanted to write about. I had an idea in my head, yet I couldn’t get to a point where I could articulate what I wanted to say. 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 . . .
Action springs not from thought, but from a readiness for responsibility. ~Dietrich Bonhoeffer A few weeks ago, I attended an event and was directed to park off road in a dark, unlit area. I was one of the first guests there, so the homeowner came out to direct me to off-street parking across . . .
An unfulfilled vocation drains the color from a man's entire existence. ~Honoré de Balzac, Scènes de la vie Parisienne A few weeks ago, my husband and I had a minor disagreement about who was going to pick up our younger son from water polo. I do about 90% of the driving to and from school, . . .
One half of knowing what you want is knowing what you must give up before you get it. ~Sidney Howard People often ask me “How do you stay motivated?" when they hear I’ve completed over 1,000 classes at the Pilates studio or that I climbed Half Dome again and over the course of my life, many . . .
Nothing compares to the simple pleasure of a bike ride. ~John F. Kennedy Last week my husband and sons surprised me with a new bike for my birthday; not just any bike, but a retro step-in, city bike with a modern twist: a hybrid model. I love biking with my family, but my . . .
"We carry our burden on and on, until one day, suddenly, we laugh and set it down upon the ground." ~Muriel Strode The other day, a friend reached out to me: "We have a rare opening on our Board of Directors, in case you are interested." I immediately responded with "Thank you for . . .