Tag Archives: self awareness

Control(ling)

I step into the ring and am summoned to the center….looking right into myself.  I hear the referee’s instructions like a faint, tinny, hollow echo.  I never lose my gaze as I back up to the corner and hear my … Continue reading

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Accountability

To truly hold oneself accountable is a major task. I see a million places I let myself off the hook.  Where I’m so lazy and not wanting to do the work. Accountability is being brutally honest-  It’s having standards beyond … Continue reading

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perspective

When I was a kid, I felt depressed a lot…….I was angry and a brooder.  I really focused on what I didn’t have, what I wasn’t, what I imagined I could not be.  I liked to hide out in my … Continue reading

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Intent

It’s the intent behind each and every action that fascinates me.  The what and why behind our thoughts and emotions that lead to our actions.   Clean up the intent and you clean up the action….make it more efficient, direct … Continue reading

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Guest Blog- Coach Omar

Along the “journey” – that’s what I like to call this game of life – I’ve learned so much, but more importantly, I learned to UNlearn. I’ve learned that nothing is what it seems and its all pretty simple, we’ve … Continue reading

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Paradigms

I feel like I am a very late bloomer.  I am definitely not cutting edge or ahead of my time. I’ve been stuck in archaic paradigms for a long time and as I’m getting deeper into my 40’s I feel … Continue reading

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My Life is my Work

My life is my work.  I thought this as I hash tagged #worklifebalance in a post on Instagram. That got me thinking about what do I really mean?  For those that know me closely, I drive them nuts with the … Continue reading

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Space and Silence

To find yourself in the infinite, You must distinguish and then unite-  Goethe For the past year or more I have been working on seeing “space” versus objects.  I started with things like trees, fences, bicycle wheels and other inanimate … Continue reading

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A little something about the source

The source of a lot of unhappiness is our insistence that others change. When I first started coaching, I would get frustrated or impatient and mad at the boxer I was training because I thought they should be somewhere that … Continue reading

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Brewing the coffee

It’s Sunday morning-  I’m brewing coffee, studying about myofascial release and a few other boxing related things.  Class is happening at the gym and Seattle is getting a much needed respite from high temperatures. Every Sunday before I get to … Continue reading

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