Daily blog #77

The juice is worth the squeeze Today I received an MRI on my elbow that was injured in my previous fight. My third in the past three years. For whatever reason, the hum of the machine always puts me in a lull that has me snooozing in minutes. Maybe halfway through the process, for theContinue reading “Daily blog #77”

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 # 67

The danger of early success As humans, we not only derive great satisfaction from our own success but through that of our friends or loved ones. At Team Hargett through both the Athlete Perfomance division and Jiu Jitsu we are blessed to be apart of the lives of some very talented individuals who are achievingContinue reading “Daily blog # 67”

Daily blog #63

Action! In some way we are all inspired by actions. Any accomplishment worthy of admiration began with a single action. The materialization of what started as a single idea is always a result of steps that took action. Of course without purpose action is often futile but one could argue that it’s better to actContinue reading “Daily blog #63”

Daily blog #62

Keep moving A shark’s life is spent in constant motion naturally knowing that if it stops swimming, it sinks. Now we are certainly not sharks but the day will come when you want to stop going through the motions because you don’t feel like it. It happens to the best of us. But rather thanContinue reading “Daily blog #62”

Daily blog #61

Patience is a virtue Even for those of us who are more patient than others there come times when our patience is challenged. Covid19 is new territory for many of us who are now under more stressful circumstances financially, emotionally and physically which can also affect us negatively. It’s important to understand that impatience isContinue reading “Daily blog #61”

Daily blog #60

Endure One of my favorite quotes from Marcus Aurelius is “If it is endureable, then endure it. Stop complaining.” Life is full of struggle, even for the wealthiest man, and no one can truly feel another’s pain. It is important to avoid assumptions in this regard but rather to exercise understanding. One thing we doContinue reading “Daily blog #60”

Daily blog #59

Silver lining Every now and again we arrive at moments in life where the negative drowns out the positive which can lead to feeling sorry for yourself and wondering if you’re doing the right things. Even for the strongest and most optimistic of us, life isn’t all rainbows and roses. It can be hard toContinue reading “Daily blog #59”

Daily blog #58

Warrior soul Beneath our skin lies a common feature deeper than blood and bone. It has brought us through the most challenging of times and the bloodiest of battles. An energy so strong that even to this day science does not know it’s full capacity. It is our fighting spirit, our will power, the gritContinue reading “Daily blog #58”

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”