Category: Motivation

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

Aug 26

Most men would have let the sharks devour them

A few days ago, Unbroken became another of the few movies that I would enthusiastically watch more than once. It’s the story of Louie Zamperini, who was a US Olympian who later became a bombardier in World War II. And while searching for a missing B-24 over open water, several hundreds miles from Oahu, Hawaii, …

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Dec 13

You don’t know what you are truly capable of

There’s an incredible scene in the movie, Facing the Giants. It takes place on a football field, after practice. The coach catches his star athlete, the leader of his team, talking pessimistically about their upcoming match against one of the better teams in the league. This was the STAR athlete. His words, his feelings and …

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Dec 14

Picking up steam as the rock rolls down the hill

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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