Who Gets The Credit

Our ego is like a built in pressure relief valve for when we start to think of ourselves as being more spiritual, moral, or virtuous than others.  Just as we begin to think we are doing great, that we are really making progress, our ego rears its ugly head and shatters our illusions of righteousness. …

You Are Doing Too Much

“It’s not what you aren’t doing, but what you are doing that’s wrong.” —Joe Sheya One of the criticisms I heard most often from my first martial art teacher was that I was doing too much. I was complicating the techniques that, in his mind, were actually quite simple, by doing a lot of unnecessary…