You give but little when you give of your possessions. It is when you give of yourself that you truly give. ~Kahlil Gibran, The Prophet My niece is getting married this month and the excitement of wedding plans, bridal showers, and . . .
Remember, we all stumble, every one of us. That's why it's a comfort to go hand in hand. ~Emily Kimbrough Last month, my younger son begged me to let him hang out after school with friends before attending the school’s talent show. He wanted to meet his friends at 4:30 pm, a good 90 minutes . . .
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 . . .