Self-care and Corporate Care Part 2

I lead with a quote from a piece that my friend and colleague, Richard Smith, wrote RENEWAL. . . OR IS IT. . .REPAIR?  “ ‘IT’ has many names: hurry sickness, stress, burnout, depletion, self-violence.  No matter what ‘IT’ is called we know it is so pervasive that in...

Learning to Embrace the Chaos

In June, 2015 I wrote a piece on “embracing the chaos” in our lives. I thought, given the past year, it might be interesting/helpful to revisit the topic. A few years back I was mentoring a young man from our church.  He was a senior in college and full of questions...

The Value of Doubt

The Coach is In… The Value of Doubt For some reason, or no reason, I began thinking about the word ‘doubt.’ It was in connection to what I was reading about someone who always needed to be ‘right.’ I have written about ‘the need to be right’ and its affect on...

The Heroes of Our Youth

The Coach is In… The Heroes of Our Youth Hank Aaron passed away January 22, 2021. He was one of my heroes from my youth. I listened to his memorial service today. Over and over people spoke of his grace and the dignity with which he played the game and treated others...

Resilience

The Coach is In… Resilience “Resilience is “the core strength you use to lift the load of life.” — Amit Sood, MD “Adversity has the remarkable ability of introducing the real you to yourself.”  – M.B. Dallocchio, The Desert Warrior Let me begin by offering a...