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New Page on This Blog: SUBMIT A GUEST POST!!!

Hello, everyone! I am now opening up this blog to guest posts! See the rules for submissions on the “Submit a Guest Post” page. If you don’t feel like moving the mouse up to the menu bar… SUBMIT A GUEST … Continue reading

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December 21, 2016: Training Journal

I am already thinking of changing up how I do this. After all, my Wing Chun routine consists of pretty much the same thing every day. Posting the same stats repeatedly all week could get a little bland. So what … Continue reading

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What a Sifu Is and Should Never Be

How do you like my Zeppelin reference? I’m not a super huge Zeppelin fan, but I found the title amusing. Anyway, just the other day I was thinking about my wing chun training, how I have been CONSISTENTLY doing the … Continue reading

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Resisting the Pull of Negativity and Drama

Just the other day I posted something on Facebook about how writing out my wing chun training program made me realize that I was learning how to focus like a laser on what is important and what is not. It … Continue reading

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Removing Negativity…in Style

Last night I was supposed to do 7-11pm at my lousy part-time job. As some of you know from previous posts, the place had me miserable. There is nothing worse than working at a place where you are talked down … Continue reading

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Another Random Poem: “An Old Shoe”

Here is a poem I composed randomly at work one day. Some images may be cliche (the ladder to the sky), but I wrote things as they came to my head. There has been only one revision: in the line … Continue reading

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Therapeutic Power of Writing

I have decided to quit my part-time job. (Hopefully we will be moving to a new department at my day job that has more pay and the possibility of overtime, but we will see.) In any event, I decided to … Continue reading

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