Category Archives : black belt


The Nemesis of Perseverance.

Perseverance is a major key to getting what you want.  We talked about about how most of the challenges we face when trying to reach a goal are between our ears.  But there is a challenge that gnaws at us constantly, but we seldom do anything about it. The nemesis of perseverance is distraction.  We […]


4 Days to Black Belt.

This weekend 17 students will test for their First, Second, or Third Degree Black Belt.  The test is not only challenging, but also exciting.  Students go from working for years to earn their belt to working for moments.Discipline and dedication always pay off.  You just have to have the discipline and dedication to stay the […]


New Years Goals

    January first is almost upon us.  The kids are driving you crazy with all the ruckus over their new toys and games.  You’re busy trying to get all your year end stuff done to get ready for taxes.  It’s a transitional moment.     Most people are thinking about their New Year’s resolutions.  It’s the […]


Challenging Yourself

    When do we become better as a person?  When we are challenged.  We don’t get better by being the same.  But it is human nature to want things to stay the same.  It’s called homeostasis.  But things change.  So we want to embrace change, not avoid it.  So how do we do it?     […]