Tag Archives: paradigm

Worked all weekend

It was a good weekend overall and there’s still a little bit left. Saturday, Cassidy, Jen and I went over to The Boxing Gym Westside and did an introduction to Functional Patterns training course and talked about the importance of … Continue reading

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punishment/reward

In my life I have primarily experienced the paradigm of punishment and reward.  It is the most debilitating and difficult paradigm to see through.  All of our society is organized around it.  Do well, earn privileges, make mistakes and be … Continue reading

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Boss Paradigm

We are born immediately immersed in power dynamics.  We learn about who has authority over us and what our place is in family and society.  We take those paradigms and our perceived positions into the work place.  Our bosses become … Continue reading

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Time Alone

You ever had that experience of not knowing where to put your hands and you don’t have pockets?  You keep looking for the openings to hide your hands, but, they aren’t there, and your hands are sitting out in the … Continue reading

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Boxing Lessons

Boxing taught me, when you feel and know the power within you, you don’t have to prove it on the outside. It’s a rhythm thing to me…..If I’m looking externally for approval and disapproval, I am no longer in my … Continue reading

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There is No End Game

“There is no end game!” I found myself telling a boxer. He’s been using boxing training and metaphors to help strengthen his self awarenesses and increase his personal communication and business skills.  He was operating in a very linear system of … Continue reading

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Life is an Experiment

We have an expertise problem in our culture.  We think expertise is outside ourself, that there is one correct way to live and do things. Life is truly an experiment. In boxing there is not one style that is THE … Continue reading

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Limitations

I am fascinated by the idea of limitations.  How do we prevent ourselves from acheiving anything we want to achieve?  How do we keep ourselves living in potential versus actualization? As a kid of the 1970’s there were lots of … Continue reading

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