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The Game Changer
Most coaches impose standards from the outside. Pete Carroll, head coach of the Super Bowl Champion Seattle Seahawks, asks his players to go inside—to find the confidence to be the best they can be. He coaches the whole person, and it changes their view of the game, and of life. Hugh Delehanty reports.
Sidebar: 3 Big Ideas that Molded Coach Carroll’s Philosophy
Sidebar: Taking the Lead: Reducing Head Injuries
Anxiety disorders adversely affect the lives of about 40 million Americans. They are plagued by insecurity, dread, persistent stress, and irrational fears. Noted essayist and author Barbara Graham reveals her personal story of a lifelong struggle with high anxiety, and details her expansive search for relief and peace of mind.
Bringing Mindfulness into Your Relationships
Mindfulness can help us de-stress, but where it really gets put to the test is in our connections with others. Here’s how to bring attention and caring into your most important relationships—at home, at work, and in love.
Author and baker Samuel Fromartz is fascinated by bread—as sustenance, culture, memory, and meditation. In his own kitchen, he finds his mind transported from an obsessive thinking machine to an intuitive organ of the senses.