How I Learned to Coach Myself and Calm My Mind

How I Learned to Coach Myself and Calm My Mind

For most of my adult life, I’ve been looking for a magic potion. Well, maybe not magic, but something close to it. After many years of what has felt like unrelenting, insurmountable anxiety, worry, and fear that all seemed to pervade virtually every aspect of my life from baseball to work to relationships, I’ve finally begun wrapping my brain around a few simple ideas that are helping me – a lot...

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The Best Little Boy: How Growing Up in the Bronx in the 70s Led to Perfectionism

The Best Little Boy: How Growing Up in the Bronx in the 70s Led to Perfectionism

When Victor reached out to me about this project, the pieces started to fall into place. The way he had run himself into the ground while making everyone around him happy (and love him). His success with his business. His focus and determination. Yep, this was a fellow voyager alright. We met here in San Francisco on Mission St for chai, and I got incredible insight in Victor's background. I asked him if he'd be willing to talk more about the things he's learned in the hopes of clarifying things for others. I learned about his childhood growing up in the Bronx and how it led him to perfectionism.

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