I learn so much about myself by coaching others. More correctly, I remind myself about lessons long ago learned but too often ignored. A quality life is a habit.
If I don’t work out, I hear myself telling Kyle about the importance of daily exercise. I have lost ten pounds since I convinced the young man to push himself physically. I am so much more mindful since suggesting to Penny she calm herself by listening to the silence underneath the clamor. Of course, Alex teaches me something every day. We talked about writing and focus and focusing on writing. “You should publish a collection of all the hundreds of e-mails you have sent me,” he suggested helpfully.
Maybe I should.
I love recycling. Here’s one I have sent to him twice, the latest time after the 2011 WSOP. Where he ran so very bad.