Fixation and Fluidity

“Fixation is the way to death, fluidity is the way to life.” — Miyamoto Musashi The quote is perhaps only nominally misleading: fixation under particular circumstances can pave the way to fluidity. The main idea, to be immobile is to come to ruin, however, is yet further nuanced. You can look at fixation and fluidity […]

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Intention in Movement

“Too much action with too little intent makes for wasteful exertion of energy and the confusion between movement and progress.” ―Steve Maraboli Movement for the sake of movement has its own benefits. But it generally won’t get you anywhere. Just showing up may be all you can do at times, and it’s something. But to […]

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Find Motivation Within

“To be heroic is to be courageous enough to die for something; to be inspirational is to be crazy enough to live a little.“ –Criss Jami Who inspires you? Have you given thought to why they inspire you? What is it about them, about what they’ve done, or who they are, that lights a fire […]

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Your Iceberg

“Whenever you see a successful person you only see the public glories, never the private sacrifices to reach them.” —Vaibhav Shah A common thread among those learning new skills is frustration and impatience. Simply put, the frustration stems from the impatience that the skill is not acquired quickly. You decide to become an artist; purchase […]

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Risk the Usual

“If you are not willing to risk the usual you will have to settle for the ordinary.” –Jim Rohn The usual is comfortable. The usual is familiar. The usual is common. The usual is mainstream. The usual is normal. And because the usual is all of these things, the usual is easy and it is […]

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Fear is the Mind Killer

“Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear – not absence of fear.” ― Mark Twain There will never be a time when fear has made its permanent exit. There will always be something new around the corner to give rise to fear and anxiety. This emotion, fear, is like any other emotion: it comes […]

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Start, and Keep Going

“The beginning stages of anything are the hardest and it’s where most people quit. The beginning is when you find out those 5 simple steps are actually built out of 50 other miniature steps. It’s where you realize just how much work, time and energy it’s going to take.” — Pariss Athena Everyone starts at […]

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Consistency is Key

“Success isn’t always about greatness. It’s about consistency. Consistent hard work leads to success. Greatness will come.” –Dwayne Johnson A friend made the jest about quitting her day job to work on a particularly challenging movement skill. It’s a nice consideration, being able to drop everything to work on that one thing you want to […]

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No More Self-Sabotage

“The ones who are crazy enough to think they can change the world, are the ones who do.” Dreams, goals, and resolutions. You set off on a path to accomplish something with the best of intentions. And somewhere along the way, you falter. Sometimes, you are very close to achieving your goal before you quit. […]

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Movement is Not Enough

“Too much action with too little intent makes for wasteful exertion of energy and the confusion between movement and progress.” ― Steve Maraboli, Life, the Truth, and Being Free You’ve had those moments, getting into the car and carefully making your way to the highway only to find yourself arriving at your destination with the […]

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