Happiness is never stopping to think if you are. ~Palmer Sondreal At 5:31 AM on August 1st, I texted my brother: "Happy Month!" A few minutes later, "Happy month" was texted back. Like me, my brother is an early riser. Wishing family . . .
Gather the crumbs of happiness and they will make you a loaf of contentment. ~Author Unknown It’s Labor Day weekend and we’re home, choosing not to travel or be on the road. The neighborhood is blissfully quiet as several neighbors have . . .
Don't aim for success if you want it; just do what you love and believe in, and it will come naturally. ~David Frost Last week I lost my best Mom-Uber client - though he never tipped me and occasionally made unrealistic time demands and . . .
Love means nothing in tennis, but it's everything in life. ~Author unknown My Mom used to end our phone conversations with two words: “Love you.” She would always say the same to my two sons, regardless of how rambunctious or loud they . . .
“Have the courage to build your life around what is really most important to you.” ― Joshua Becker, The Minimalist Home: A Room-By-Room Guide to a Decluttered, Refocused Life Three days ago, I received an email from my editor: “Karen, . . .
One may go a long way after one is tired. ~French proverb Over the weekend, I attended my niece’s wedding. It was a beautiful, warm day and as I enjoyed the cocktail reception, a family member came up to me and asked me how I was feeling and how the kids . . .
The more you eat, the less flavor; the less you eat, the more flavor. ~Chinese proverb Today is Independence Day, a day that involves celebrations and food - hot dogs and hamburgers, corn on the cob, apple pie, and watermelon. Last . . .
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 . . .
If we are facing in the right direction, all we have to do is keep on walking. ~Buddhist Saying This week marks my older son’s sixth week of therapy for Avoidant/t/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID) at LPCH at Stanford and a . . .
To keep the body in good health is a duty... otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear. ~Buddha I felt like bursting into tears during Pilates class this morning as I struggled through lunges and planks on the reformer. The joints in my knees, wrists, and hips were achy and . . .