Learning to climb a rope is reinforcing a lesson I’ve been teaching myself for years: the power of building slowly on a solid foundation.
The things we think will keep us safe are often the things that cause us harm. The net is there. But it doesn’t guarantee your safety.
Progress in anything requires us to learn and master new skills. But developing new skills isn’t enough; we must also master the skill of linking skills.
Our quest for new achievement can cause us to take our gains for granted and miss the biggest achievement of all: showing up.
I eat all the time. Sometimes, dessert is dinner. I still fit into clothes from over 20 years ago. I have a great body. But I’m not lucky.
On flying trapeze and trampoline, taking a skill out-of-lines is the moment when the trust shifts from trust of others to self-trust. How do you know when you’re ready to remove the safety lines?