#155 Inner strength

Deep within the soul lies your our true strength. Strength that can only be reached by being broken. Only when the spirit is tested and the will is bent to a degree that would cause any normal human to give up. When you give in, and you will, that doesn’t mean you are weak, itContinue reading “#155 Inner strength”

#154 Shed your layers

It’s Monday and after a great day of rest for many it’s the perfect opportunity to get out into the world and build your dream. Say goodbye to the old you as you begin to fill the shoes of the person you are trying to be. Accept you are at this moment while knowing thereContinue reading “#154 Shed your layers”

#131 Blessings In Disguise

Today I woke up feeling great after the first 8 hours of sleep all week. Usually I manage with 4-6 hours a night, sometimes less. Nevertheless as I started going about my day, coffee, etc I started to feel a tightness in the left side of my back. I sat down on a chair andContinue reading “#131 Blessings In Disguise”

The greatest currency #103

Since Covid-19 most of us have definitely had to become money conscious, even some of the big spenders I know have taken a step back and been more calculated when it comes to their money. Many of us also don’t have money to spend. But there is a currency that will outlast every other one,Continue reading “The greatest currency #103”

Daily blog #82

Repetition There is a universal truth in regards to practicing any given skill. If you lift 100 pounds in the gym it is the same 100 pounds for the next guy, but with practice you will becomes stronger until it is too light for you. For the person who has worked diligently and consistently toContinue reading “Daily blog #82”

Daily blog #76

Ever so often we are faced with the reality of fear. In our kids BJJ class it might be their very first lesson which has them bawling their eyes out before they even step on the mat. Understandably going into a brand new environment at that age with over a dozen new faces, many ofContinue reading “Daily blog #76”

Daily blog #68

Motivation, discipline and accountability Some days, like today for me, we aren’t really feeling it yet we still have to get up and go to work, the gym, work on stuff etc. A good friend and mentor once told me “motivation gets you started and discipline keeps you going” but what happens when you areContinue reading “Daily blog #68”

Daily blog #66

Your most important weapon Many are aware of the fact that the mind is your most powerful tool. In BJJ you learn that the position of your opponents head greatly determines what their body is able to do both offensively and defensively speaking. In the Kids Jiu Jitsu classes we teach them that the bodyContinue reading “Daily blog #66”

Daily blog #57

Simple man One of the great things about being on the road is the reminder of how little we need. Food, a place to sleep, fresh clothes and a shower among some other necessities like shaving or a power source for electronics and internet. Oh and we can’t forget brain fuel (coffee).. Being away fromContinue reading “Daily blog #57”