Changing the game, by Tim Shriver

Meditative Story

Jan 5 2023 • 36 mins

Growing up in the Kennedy family, Tim Shriver sees close relatives compete at the highest level of U.S. politics and learns a very specific definition of what it means to be a winner. As a result, a fierce competitiveness finds its way into every aspect of his life. But as the years go on, Tim begins to question whether this winner-takes-all mentality is the healthiest way to live. Maybe there’s a way that competition can bring out the best in all of us, regardless of who gets the gold medal.

For more on Tim:

Tim’s instagram: https://www.instagram.com/timothyshriver/

Tim’s book, Fully Alive: http://www.timothyshriver.com/fully-alive

Tim’s book, The Call to Unite: Voices of Hope and Awakening: https://unite.us/book

Learn more about Tim’s work with UNITE: https://unite.us/about

Learn more about Tim’s work with Special Olympics: https://www.specialolympics.org/

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