Everyone wants to be vulnerable, but nobody wants to start. So as the minutes wind down on this first day of 2018, I'll start. Life has been rough. It's been painful. It's been draining. It's made me insecure. Made me doubt myself. Overthink. Then doubt myself some more. It's never easy to love someone &… Continue reading Finding “Iron” & Vulnerability in the New Year
Seems like a simple enough question, really. But beyond the question are the implications your answer will determine. I can't be the only one who has super random flashbacks. More than that, it's the connections I make when some of these flashbacks happen. Some moments are ingrained on a different level. I may not… Continue reading What Role Do You Want to Play?
Earl Thomas – an invaluable part of the Seattle Seahawks’ LOB [Legion of Boom] – was injured a year ago during week 13, in a game against Carolina. If you were watching, you instantly knew how bad it was. Almost immediately following his exit from the field, a tweet went out that left more cause… Continue reading Earl Thomas: An Injury, A Tweet, & An Interview
This is definitely not meant as a dis to the Dodgers or Dodger fans everywhere. But after last night's outcome, I started to dissect the results to see what I could take away. Here's a few thoughts... Managing "This Team"-Sized Expectation Expectations are hard for anyone to live up to. We set ourselves up for… Continue reading What “This Team” Can Teach Us
Growing up, a lot of us deal with one of, if not all of, these 3 P’s: perfectionism, people pleasing & procrastination. People Pleasing: The natural instinct to be social and have friends when you were young didn’t necessarily mean you would find yourself being a prisoner to people’s opinions for the rest of your… Continue reading Battling the 3 P’s: Perfection, People Pleasing & Procrastination
Simple rules, really. Imitation is the name of the game. They make a basket. Your goal, then, is to make the same basket in the same manner in which the person before you did it: Backwards at the free throw line. Off the backboard at the base line. Left handed 3-pointer. From behind the basket.… Continue reading H-O-R-S-E