How to Conquer Fear and Doubt

Whenever we undertake something big or make big life changes we are going to face two internal obstacles that we HAVE TO OVERCOME. These two master teachers are fear and doubt. I have felt these two emotions in my life and know they can be crippling. Hence the phrase, “paralyzed with fear.” When this happens

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The Greatest Dichotomy in the World

As a student of life I am constantly experimenting with myself. My latest experiment involves practicing certain sounds in the morning to vibrate and tune my internal organs, energy centers, and glands. My goal is to actually feel the vibrations in the areas I am working. I am going deeper into this practice everyday in

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Fearlessness vs. Courage

“Words matter.” I have heard this sentiment many times when drafting international agreements between the navies of the United States and the partner nations in Central and South America. Some words might commit the United States to do something they did not agree to do and create a false expectations in the partner nation. This

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Eric Guttmann Interview

What do you consider the greatest lesson learned? One of the greatest lessons learned is that nothing is what it seems. My world changes every 2-5 years and when I look at the way I thought the world worked and my place in it five years ago and compare it to today there is a

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Telling the Truth as a Spiritual and Body Strengthening Practice

A couple of months ago I was doing an experiment where I went through every organ and muscle group in the morning as a meditation and I would go deeper and deeper. It would take me over two hours to do the whole body. For example, I would feel and visualize my brain as an

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The three traits for a more authentic life

Recently I was in a conference call and someone mentioned the word “exquisite” and how beautiful it sounds as well as the deep and rich meaning it conveys. We made it a fun game to come with some new “words” for the next conference call. At first I was going to open up a dictionary

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How wise would you be if you were 300 years old?

I am going to suggest a rather interesting departure from traditional health, fitness, and longevity articles I have read.  I am going to focus on WISDOM.  There is a saying in Spanish, mas sabe el Diablo por viejo, que por ser el Diablo. This translates into: the devil knows more (and is more powerful) because

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You have what it takes to succeed and no one is better than you. – Matt Furey

“But I’m not a world champion.” “But I’m not educated enough” “But I was born in the wrong side of the tracks” But, but, but… One of the great lessons that Matt has taught is that you already have what it takes to succeed. Some people feel they need some kind of external assurance to

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Simplicity is Genius. – Moni Aizik

Moni Aizik is the founder of Commando Krav Maga (CKM). As an ex-Israeli Special Forces soldier and a seven time national judo champion in his home country, he is capable of making a complex system of self-defense that only tough Special Forces types could do. However, his belief is that CKM “has to work for

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