Checklist For A Full And Fulfilling Day

What can we do today to promote mental, physical, and emotional health and well-being for ourselves and those around us? With more time on our hands than usual lately, many of us are thinking about what an ideal, productive, and healthy day can and should look like. Here are some general guidelines, a checklist if…

Find Your Movement Practice (And Then Practice Moving)

“If you can’t get out of your head, get into your body. Get out and move.”—Tim Ferriss We all need to feel like we are productive, that our lives have meaning and purpose. Sometimes, however, we feel trapped, like we are stuck, in a rut, or running around in circles with no direction or momentum….

Express Your Aliveness Through Movement

Stay active, with purpose. Movement is the ultimate and most dramatic expression of our aliveness. It is how we express our ideas, our potential, and our freedom. We move to work, to build, to get stronger and faster, to grow, harvest, and cook food, to fight, and to create life. It is during the times…

Moving Through The Familiar To The Innovative

Movements are made by attracting people with what is familiar, but then guiding them toward that which is not. We tend to like and to gravitate towards that with which we are already familiar. Familiarity makes us feel comfortable and secure because, with the familiar, we know what to expect. The familiar poses no threat,…

Moving Through Our Egos in Jiu-Jitsu

Life is expressed through motion and our jiu-jitsu should reflect that. In Brazilian jiu-jitsu, the best time to attack or sweep is when our opponent is moving to escape or pass and the best time to escape or pass is when our opponent is trying to attack or sweep. Movement creates opportunities. The goal of…