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self improvement

2017

Tell a better story to improve your life
·1664 words·8 mins
Articles self improvement mental health
The tangle of human lives is spun with stories. Every relationship, every shared belief, and every history is made up of such things. More importantly, your stories are what define you, whether you are conscious of it or not.
Office Atemi: it's not all hugs and rainbows
·704 words·4 mins
Articles aikido martial arts business conflict self improvement
Since my post about Aikido at work a few months ago, I’ve received a number of questions that have the same theme. Take this one from reader Kevin: I like what you’re saying about resolving conflict, but doesn’t that [mean] you’re always reactive?
How Aikido can change the way you work
·2183 words·11 mins
Articles aikido martial arts business conflict self improvement
It’s been close to eleven years since I last wore a gi and was thrown over someone’s hip, but I still practice Aikido every day. Not in a dojo, and not on a practice mat, but in the office and in my home.