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Comparison is the Thief of Joy

Comparison is the Thief of Joy

Comparison is the Thief of Joy. It’s true: When we compare ourselves to what others have, how they are, or what they have accomplished we…

Are You Productive?

Are You Productive?

Are You Productive? Productivity is very hot topic right now in the business world. How it’s defined and viewed varies person to person.

Do You Even Lift Bro?

Do You Even Lift Bro? “more seasoned” like myself.  Martial arts like jiu jitsu, judo, and muay thai tend to be more physically…

How Do You Practice?

How Do You Practice?

How Do You Practice? We’ve all heard the mantra “Practice Makes Perfect.” It’s said with good intention but unfortunately it’s also…

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Perseverance, the not so sexy trait

Perseverance might not be the sexiest trait; certainly not one we want to be our calling card. It’s like being that fighter who everyone says is a really tough; not all that good but can take a beating and keep coming.

How much should I train?

How much you train?

Building Resilience

Change.  Many of us spend a great deal of time, money and energy trying to avoid it yet somehow it always seems to find us and often at the most inopportune time. It is an understatement to say the past few months have brought a lot of change for many people.  Some falter because of…
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Don’t Take No For An Answer

The current quarantine has forced us to experience a lot of change and adapt our lives accordingly.  Since we stopped holding group classes at MAMA I’ve had significantly more free time in the evenings.  Consequently, I’ve also taken in a few more movies on Netflix than I normally would as well.  One in particular that…
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Perspective

Perspective is something skewed quickly and greatly; especially today with social media and real time access to information. Becoming an open book, selflessly sharing your knowledge and wisdom to help make people around you better humans and practitioners of the art is something every martial artist should look forward to doing.

Keep Learning

There is a saying that youth is wasted on the young. For myself, I find that to be truer each day especially when it comes to learning and appreciating knowledge. I’ve read more books in the past few years than I had in my entire life leading up. Part of it was I simply didn’t…
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