There are two prominent, and distinct voices inside my head. No, I am not suggesting that I suffer from dissociative identity disorder (previously known as multiple personality disorder). Rather when it comes to motivation, it seems that we are all in a tug-of-war between opposing objectives. We want to lose weight, but there is a voice that says, “Just eat that one slice of chocolate cake.” We may feel guilty for a short time afterwards, but in the end, we will eat that cake again if given......
I get asked frequently, what exactly do I do for a living? My wife has a tough time answering this question too.
To answer this question I often reply, "it depends on my audience."
If I am working with special force operators, then I am coaching them a combination of empty hand fighting techniques, along with mental game strategies that they can apply on the battlefield. If I am working with my martial art students, then I am helping them get into......
I grew up on the South Side of Johannesburg in government housing (similar to the Projects in the USA). It was very clear to me early on, that how smart you were was irrelevant, and how tough you were was all that mattered. I was a sensitive child, and a creative soul — yet found myself plunged into what seemed eternal darkness. When I wasn’t being harassed by the school bullies, I was planning safe routes to get home by avoiding the......
The human mind is a time traveler. Much of its waking moments, and even when it is dreaming, are spent either thinking about tomorrow, or longing for yesterday. And there is nothing wrong with that. We need to project into the future where all our dreams lay, and reflecting on the past hopefully will help us avoid the same mistakes from yesterday.