Featured Post Feb. 13th, 2020
It’s not fear that gets in the way of daring leadership; it’s armor. When things get tough, do we lean in to vulnerability and get curious, or do we self-protect in ways that move us away from our values? Having to be the “knower” or always being right is heavy armor. It’s defensiveness, it’s posturing,…
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Dehumanizing Always Starts With Language
Doubling Down on Love
I’ve been offline and in struggle since the shootings in El Paso and Dayton. At first I thought it was a combination of physical and spiritual exhaustion, or maybe low grade cultural despair with a side of burnout. I tried to combat the strange sense of emptiness with more work and more grind.
What Being Sober Has Meant to Me
I celebrated 23 years sober this month – May 12 to be exact. About a year ago, I was talking to a dear friend who was newly sober, and our conversation shifted something in me. For the first time in my life, I realized that my sobriety isn’t a burden or limitation. Sobriety isn’t even a “have to” – it’s a superpower.