Are You Living a 3 Foot Life?
There is a saying attributed to the U.S. Navy Seals (and possibly other branches of the military) when you are facing any kind of adversity, you should focus on a “three-foot world.” In this context, your “three-foot world” is an area three-feet around you in…
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Lengthen Your Line
There is a chapter in the book, Zen in the Martial Arts, by Joe Hyams, called “Lengthen Your Line.” In this chapter, Joe Hyams tells a story about when he was a new student of martial arts master, Ed Parker. Ed Parker is a famous…
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Progress Not Perfection
When you are applying self-help techniques to initiate positive change in your life, they are many times you when you miss a day, because you are too busy, you are in a bad mood, in a low energy state, you are tired, etc. On such…
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Don’t Turn Your Back to the Waves
Let me tell you another true story. I grew up along the western shore of Lake Michigan in southeast Wisconsin. When I was a small child, my parents used to take me down to a local beach to swim in Lake Michigan during the summertime….
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What Triggers you?
Many of your strongest reactions to people in your own environment are a direct result of your own emotional triggers. According to healthline.com, an emotional trigger “is anything including memories, experiences, or events that sparks an intense emotional reaction, regardless of your current mood.” Emotional…
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