In the thick of it: Sharing struggles and deepening connections

In the thick of it: Sharing struggles and deepening connections

Courage doesn’t exist without vulnerability. Brené Brown described it best when she asked the audience in her Netflix special The Call to Courage to think of a single instance of heroism where the hero wasn’t placed in a situation of extreme vulnerability. It’s always...
Commitment: The game, that person, this lifestyle

Commitment: The game, that person, this lifestyle

Commitment. It’s a word that either invokes warm feelings of security or a pang of dread to the very core. It’s a word I’ve consistently run from because it seemed scary and I thought I wasn’t good at it. I am definitely subpar in this area in certain parts of my...
Kobe Bryant: Allowing Space for Growth

Kobe Bryant: Allowing Space for Growth

Kobe Bryant. Black Mamba. Is no longer with us. It was a news report that shocked the world—it’s still shocking the world. He, alongside his daughter, Gianna, and seven other individuals were killed on Sunday, January 26, 2020 in a helicopter crash in Calabasas....
Equanimity in the Face of Uncertainty

Equanimity in the Face of Uncertainty

I’ve made a few decisions over the past couple of months that have thrown my life into a state of uncertainty. I made them willingly and thoughtfully, but thrown I am regardless. I guess that’s all life is, really: uncertain situation after uncertain situation. We...