In very small, but significant ways, make today about other people. Find somebody to compliment. Find somebody to help. Find somebody to hold a door open for. Find somebody to hug. Find somebody to thank.
I’ve been working lacrosse camp again this week, and each day, we come up with a word of the day. On day one, Dom DiNapoli (assistant coach at St. John’s University) gave us the word CHARACTER. On day two, Dom’s brother Steve (who plays for the NY Lizards) gave us the word PRIDE. Both words have something to do with one another, but they also have their own nuance.
When all things are considered, privilege is not something that we can pretend we don’t have. It’s just a matter of how privileged are we compared to the next person. What advantages do I have that are available to me (for whatever reason) that are not available to the next person, and why aren’t they available to that person?
It’s June 23rd already, which means just about half of 2014 has already passed us by. Many of us, back in late December or early January set goals for the year. Some of us set one or two goals, while others set numerous goals.
What type of verbal and non-verbal communication are you using or avoiding today?
I received a text this morning. It was a picture of a bright, sunny, blue sky with the question “What could possibly go wrong on such a beautiful day?” This text was on the heels a of a very rough 2 days for this person.
Disagreement is healthy. Arguing can be healthy. Arguing with the intent of changing someone’s mind, or showing how “correct” we are, is often fruitless.
Remember this week, that we are purposed for whatever comes our way. Every headache, every issue, every strain, every struggle; focus on moving forward, even if it means crawling.
A mouse looked through the crack in the wall to see the farmer and his wife open a package. “What food might this contain?” the mouse wondered. He was devastated to discover it was a mousetrap.
To what or to whom are you contributing today, outside of what is required by your life circumstance?
Here are 7 big #lessons I’ve learned over the last 9 years of #lacrosse and #life…
It’s important to be careful about the words we use to describe ourselves, and the phrases and descriptions we attach to ourselves. I’m guilty of it myself. Every time I fall asleep a little too early, or don’t feel like being out past10:30 or 11, it’s because “I’m old.”