#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”

Daily blog #39

Writer’s block doesn’t exist How hard could forming some coherent thoughts and writing them out be? Well, if you are a perfectionist the task can be damn near impossible some days. It can also be one of the best things to help you put your ego aside and say your piece. If your expression stemsContinue reading “Daily blog #39”

Daily blog #12

Parasite We are all born with a parasite inside us that we will never get rid of. It will always attempt to grow and feed off of us, until it destroys us from within. This creature has led to the demise of countless lives, cities and civilizations. It dwells inside each of us, growing strongerContinue reading “Daily blog #12”