“That’s the genius of Coach Knight—how well read was, how he can motivate people. But ultimately, like Icarus, he didn’t understand his flaw and he flew too close to the sun. He couldn’t control his temper.” —Robert Abbott
“It’s not that self-esteem is bad. We want to feel worthy. It’s really why we feel worthy, how we feel worthy, that’s important.” —Kristin Neff
“Believe it or not, there are 46 million Americans with Alzheimer’s disease in their brain right now, but no symptoms.” — Richard Isaacson
“People die much more miserable than they need to because they haven’t dared to look at this thing called death before it’s too late.” —BJ Miller
“Family pathology rolls from generation to generation like a fire in the woods taking down everything in its path until one person, in one generation, has the courage to turn and face the flames. That person brings peace to his ancestors and spares the children that follow.” — Terry Real
I’ve been thinking a lot about the role of psychological stress and how it relates to our response to SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.
“The virus isn’t plotting against us. It doesn’t have intelligence. It’s invisible. In order to unite, we have to recognize our shared humanity.” — Paul Conti