Travelling and Training: Four reasons why it's a match made in heaven.

For those of you who have been fortunate enough to travel, you will already know that intense, heady joy that comes from spending time immersed in a foreign country. For those of you who train, you will know that same feeling when you step onto the mats. Travelling and Training, when combined, can create the memories of a lifetime and carve a profound impression on your life/training journey. Continue reading “Travelling and Training: Four reasons why it's a match made in heaven.”

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Travelling and Training: Four reasons why it’s a match made in heaven.

For those of you who have been fortunate enough to travel, you will already know that intense, heady joy that comes from spending time immersed in a foreign country. For those of you who train, you will know that same feeling when you step onto the mats. Travelling and Training, when combined, can create the memories of a lifetime and carve a profound impression on your life/training journey. Continue reading “Travelling and Training: Four reasons why it’s a match made in heaven.”

The Power of Complaining: A discussion on perspective and how complaining can cloud your outlook.

Our words are powerful. They affect our thoughts, as well as those of the people around us. By giving words to the problems we have in our lives, we give them power. That power can change the way we look at a challenge, that power can drain your optimism and replace it with that soul crushing pessimism. Giving power to you complaints is essentially self sabotage, but it can be avoided. Continue reading “The Power of Complaining: A discussion on perspective and how complaining can cloud your outlook.”

On finding your "why": Thoughts on Motivation.

20160927_122238“The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why” – Mark Twain

Since we, as human beings, have been capable of abstract thought we have wondered about our purpose in life. Why are we here? What is our purpose? Most importantly, what is the meaning of life? We look for answers to this question in religion, in literature, in people and philosophy. Often we are thrown into despair when we project these questions outwards into the void of the universe and hear nothing, not even an echo, in reply. But are we looking in the wrong place? Instead of looking outwards, why not look inwards?

Continue reading “On finding your "why": Thoughts on Motivation.”

On finding your “why”: Thoughts on Motivation.

20160927_122238“The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why” – Mark Twain

Since we, as human beings, have been capable of abstract thought we have wondered about our purpose in life. Why are we here? What is our purpose? Most importantly, what is the meaning of life? We look for answers to this question in religion, in literature, in people and philosophy. Often we are thrown into despair when we project these questions outwards into the void of the universe and hear nothing, not even an echo, in reply. But are we looking in the wrong place? Instead of looking outwards, why not look inwards?

Continue reading “On finding your “why”: Thoughts on Motivation.”