Highway to the Uncomfortable Zone

Courage 10/10/2019 Life begins at the end of your comfort zone. –Neale Donald Walsch Wake up early Speak in Public Exercise (no link here. If you don’t know the benefits, it’s time to do some research.) Go without food (for a time, not forever) Take cold showers Cut out sugar Breathe through your nose (even […]

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Which Button to Push?

Courage 10/3/2019 In 2005, Staples introduced the Easy Button. The idea: if you want something, it’s not that hard to get it. When it came to office supplies, Staples had it. As technology continues to get better, things become easier. No more looking in the phone book, the encyclopedia, or on the map. If you […]

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Why I Am Running: Mental Warfare

I’ve started running again. Not dabbling as I have done before. Seriously running. I am still trying to figure out why. I can’t go very long. I am not very fast. But for some reason, I feel compelled to run. This morning, I woke up at 3:45. By 4:15, I was out the door. My […]

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Courage 2/28/2019

It takes more than just a good looking body. You’ve got to have the heart and soul to go with it. -Epictetus The body is the foundation, but if you are not developing the soul and spirit, you will always be lacking. ____________________ The Virtue of Courage Do you have the heart to forge ahead? […]

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Mistake Free

This is the fourth in a 7-part series comparing Sun Tzu’s The Art of War to youth wrestling and how we can apply these lessons in our own lives. Click here for Part 1: It begins with Practice Click here for Part 2: What are your Questions Click here for Part 3: Winning with Ease […]

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Courage 2/21/2019

It is better to conquer our grief than to deceive it. -Seneca Yes, it sucks, but you have to get over it. Face the reality of what it is. Do not fall for those sugar-coated lies that mask the real problem. ____________________ The Virtue of Courage Do you have the heart to forge ahead? Can […]

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Courage 2/14/2019

Be brave. Take risks. Nothing can substitute experience. -Paulo Coelho The only way to gain experience is to put yourself in the game. It takes heart to do the things necessary to get off the bench. Do you have the heart? ____________________ The Virtue of Courage Do you have the heart to forge ahead? Can […]

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Winning With Ease

This is the third in a 7-part series comparing Sun Tzu’s The Art of War to youth wrestling and how we can apply these lessons in our own lives. This is how you win with ease. Click here for Part 1: It begins with Practice Click here for Part 2: What are your Questions Winning […]

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What Are Your Questions?

This is the second in a 7-part series comparing Sun Tzu’s The Art of War to youth wrestling and how we can apply these lessons in our own lives.   Click here for part 1: Begin with Practice To secure ourselves against defeat lies in our own hands, but the opportunity of defeating the enemy […]

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Courage 2/7/2019

Happy are those who dare courageously to defend what they love. -Ovid In that case, we should all strive to be happy. ____________________ The Virtue of Courage Do you have the heart to forge ahead? Can you keep going even though your body and your mind wants you to stop? There are those who bend […]

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