Category Archive: Motivation

All the posts here are dedicated to giving you resources that will help put you in a great state of mind.

Dec 14

The Importance of Starting with the Smallest Step Forward

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At a certain time, and in a place far from here, a man stood in front of a massive pillar of concrete. It towered high into the sky. Immense. Heavy. Immovable. But he had to do the impossible. The tower had to fall, and he had to be the one to do it, no assistance …

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Sep 01

Apply This Simple Philosophy to Jiu-jitsu and You Will Benefit

At my job, I had an opportunity to speak to the owner of the company, and the best thing I took away from that conversation was a philosophy. I’ll share it with you because it’s quite simple, and I understood right away why the company made an effort to instill it at the cultural level. …

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Dec 04

What Lies Just Beyond the Horizon

Take a moment and look at this picture. Do you see how the sun’s light just breaks through the clouds? Or maybe the contrast between light and shadow reflected off of hundreds upon hundreds of hills? Perhaps you even see something that I simply can’t. That’s quite likely actually. The key thing is that you …

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Nov 13

What Would You Do If You No One Could Stop You

The Power Of Challenging Goals

Take a moment to think about just one thing that you can do now that you never imagined yourself capable of years ago. I’m sure that you can probably think of at least one. It’s even quite probable that you can think of far more than that. The point of that exercise was to highlight …

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Aug 28

How to Apply Think and Grow Rich Concepts to BJJ

Think and Grow Rich was highly recommended to me. So I read once, I read it twice, and then I read several chapters over again. Now I’m going to take those 13 concepts of success and apply them to BJJ. First, let’s start off by listing the thirteen principles: Desire Faith Auto-Suggestion Specialized Knowledge Imagination Organized …

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Aug 05

The Importance of Daily Rituals and How to Apply Them to BJJ


There are underlying concepts that hold the keys to success, and they aren’t only found in your chosen areas of interest. In this video that never once mentions Brazilian Jiu-jitsu, I heard several concepts that I could apply directly to my training. The one concept that stood out most of all for me is the importance of …

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