Category Archives: self-esteem

Future Training Plans

When it comes to training, I have a couple different things going on: there is my Wing Chun training, and my fitness training. For fitness, I am going by several home-based workout programs that I bought from Team Beachbody. When … 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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Martial Arts: Good Place for Discipline, Bad Place for Ego

I went to my wing chun class for the first time in ages yesterday. Sifu had me run through the wooden dummy form in its entirety, then told me to go through it slowly, section by section. We didn’t wind … Continue reading

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Random Idea for the Future of My Wing Chun

I don’t know what got me thinking about this the morning after Thanksgiving. Maybe it’s because of a blow-up that almost got out of hand at my house yesterday, a situation with a loudmouth that could have easily gotten physical. … Continue reading

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Fighting Adversity

A short video I made about keeping your head up when everyone around you seems to want to beat you down. In short: don’t let them do it!!!

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