Will changing our thinking really change our lives? And can we do it?
DiaryDad shares 7 hard truths about what it takes to be strong. — There is an oft used metaphor about learning and becoming stronger that is used in the martial arts, but I have heard it in many other venues as well. It tells of how steel becomes stronger as you fold it with other materials to […]
When it comes to the MMA prizefighting game, Conor McGregor moves differently.
Theresa Byrne recalls a valuable lesson: “You can tell the character of someone based on how they treat the person least important to them.” ___ Where can we look for examples of character? Can we recognize character when we see it? Kent Sanders, writer and creative coach, wrote a terrific article about subtle clues we can use […]
You may not think you have an oath or a code you follow, but we all do. We just may not think about it every day.
To hack or not to hack, that is the question. Is it more noble to learn to through life hacks or through hard work and dedication?
DiaryDad learned a lesson about strength, but first he had to do a lot of push-ups. I want to tread into the realm of teaching kids to be strong. I am a father of two young boys who I want to grow up to be strong men. I want my boys to be emotionally, mentally, […]
Theresa Byrne boils down the dynamics of couplehood into one 4-word phrase.
Does anger sustain your martial arts practice?
Theresa Byrne finally found her groove when she started looking for advice inside herself instead of everywhere else.
First it was a stripe, then it was three. Last week I watched my son earn his yellow belt in Tae Kwon Do and I learned more than I could have imagined. — Beneath The Surface is peeling back the layers of this onion we call sports. It’s been almost three months since my son […]
New York Asian Film Festival 2015 entry Brotherhood of Blades takes Alex Yarde back to martial art classic films.