Category Archives: Mental health
84-year-old Grandma’s lay up on 10-year-old Great Grandson
Pay to play: Cost of kids’ extracurricular sports
Everyone wins in the $15 billion youth sports economy.
It’s the big things that carry us through life
This image is lasting. There is a direct connectivity between cheering young folk onto their next level and sustained success. Great job, Dads, and the folk who had this idea. twitter.com/priscillashirer/status/1163494811258806272
Why revisiting grief in the public spotlight is tragic
I know what it’s like when the ‘weight of the world’ seems put upon your shoulders yet few people around you want to help carry the load. My friend, Gwen Carr, knows well this heavy feeling. She is the mother of Eric Garner, the New York man who received an acknowledged, illegal chokehold by aContinue reading “Why revisiting grief in the public spotlight is tragic”
Show up: Follow your life’s passions
There are three basic rules for success offered by the artistic director of Chicago-based The Second City Training Center, the companion amateur comedic prep center for the world’s largest improvisational and sketch comedy. They are: Show up. Take care of one another. Do stuff. The administrators and faculty are united around this trio of successContinue reading “Show up: Follow your life’s passions”
Embracing your comfort blanket
“Sometimes we think we’ve outgrown these things but the need for them resurfaces during times of stress …” Brian Mayne, Self Mapping: How to Awaken to your True Self (2012). Watkins Media Ltd.