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Resources for Supporters
The older we get, the easier it is to look back and identify times when we didn’t act as cool as we thought we were.
Transitions are tough. Throughout our lifetime, we will pass through the membrane of transition several times. Often times, these transitions show up when we least expect them to, and usually when we don’t want them to.
Recently, an 18-year-old student made national headlines by stabbing a fellow student to death and seriously injuring another. He said he did it because they bullied him.
Do you say “good morning” to strangers?
I went for a hike a couple of days before the 4th of July that took about 90 minutes and passed a lot of people both on the way up and way down.
I believe I said “good morning” to just about everyone I passed and in about 90% of the instances, I initiated it.
A couple of weeks ago, I was flying to Santa Barbara, CA for some intense training. Coming from Boston at that time, this was a welcome change in weather. Boston is awesome in the spring but we’d been having a lot of rain and the temperate had been hovering in the 50’s for a while. I was very much looking forward to the southern California sun to say the least.
People often become bystanders when there are others who need help. Choosing to help can make a big difference simply by alleviating someone’s worries and assuring that everything’s going to be okay.