Category: Personal Development & Self-Care
I travel a lot. Whether it is to call a game for Notre Dame or give a speech in a different part of the country, I spend a lot of time in the air. Just a couple of weeks ago, for example, I traveled on six flights to four cities in five days.
I was sitting with my teammates in a dark room with a projector. A player had made a mistake in a game and the time to answer for his sin was at hand.
Following my freshman season at Notre Dame, I was feeling damn good about myself.
When it comes to questions about Ramadan, I have heard them all, but there are a handful that are pretty common. As we celebrate this year, let’s take a look at some of the frequently asked questions about Ramadan.
Notre Dame was playing Navy recently, and I don’t know if it was because I was around all these military guys, but I decided to go out on a run. Out there, I bumped into my fellow play-caller and booth partner, Paul Burmeister. We were both panting, trying to say hi to each other without…
“I’m 33 years old, black and retired.” I love that opener when I’m speaking at corporate events. And yet there is something beyond.
Self-care is one of the most important and consistent aspects of every champion, across every sport. No matter what sport you love, your favorite athlete takes care of themselves almost more than they take care of the equipment they use. And they engage in self-care longer than the time they spend preparing for their game.
Multiple times in my life, I’ve received bad news. The death of my grandmother. My father needing a kidney transplant. Being released (that means fired) from an NFL team.