Category Archives: Observation

Altruistic Balls

Another fantastic interview from the Ultimate Men’s Summit is by Terry Patten called “Growing Altruistic Balls.” Here is an excerpt from the very beginning of the interview: “…I think we’re in a time now in history where those who have … Continue reading

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New Men & Women

Recently, there was an “Ultimate Men’s Summit” tele-course, where a hundred speakers or so spoke to personal development.  I listened to ten of these talks and one called “Spiritual Partnership: The Journey to Authentic Power for 21st Century Men” by Gary … Continue reading

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Living Yin Yang

I’ve been thinking about Yin/Yang in life and work a lot lately. Yang is fast paced and hard style. It’s focus and structure. It is a healthy exhale, or natural expenditure. To keep it natural and healthy, a good question … Continue reading

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My Definition of Martial Arts

Nick Lemire asked another great question: “What is your definition of Martial Art?” I would say martial arts is part self protection and part self expression.  A true martial art helps you develop the tools to powerfully defend yourself or loved … Continue reading

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Happiness Quotes and Affirmations

Quotes and affirmations for happiness. Happiness Quotes “If you want to be happy, be.” Leo Tolstoy “Most folks are about as happy as they make up their minds to be.” Abraham Lincoln

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Martial Arts Training

Nick Lemire asked the question “How do you feel your [Martial Arts] training has affected your life and spirituality?”   I thought about it for a few days.  It’s such a big question.  I see life and spirituality as the … Continue reading

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2010 Already

At the end of last year I set a goal to do 1 blog post a week for an entire year for 52 posts.  This is the last post of the year and it is number 46.  While I didn’t … Continue reading

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The image in the mirror

On July 9th, 2007 I made an entry in my personal journal called “The Illusion Keeps Fading.” An excerpt from that entry stood out to me when I re-read it the other day: “Sometimes I need to remind myself that … Continue reading

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Faul McCartney? Seriously?

A few days ago I came across one of the “Paul McCartney died in ’66 and was replaced with a look-a-like, sound-a-like and act-a-like person all rolled into one.”  There were pictures comparing the minute differences from before and after … Continue reading

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Tony Robbins TED Talk

I watched another Tony Robbins video, this time the video is from a TED conference. This was an entertaining and empowering video. It’s about 20 minutes long and below is what I took away from the talk. Continue reading

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