Decreasing Stress, Encouragement, Karate, Learn to Appreciate, Motivational, Philosophy, Reader, Self Defense

Bravery is the Light at the End of the Tunnel

Do you consider yourself brave? Neither did I. Not until I started to assess the world around me and decide that I was going to step up to the challenge of making it a better place. Where would I start? How would I do it? These are the questions you can ask yourself, as well.… Read More Bravery is the Light at the End of the Tunnel

Encouragement, Karate, Learn to Appreciate, Philosophy, Reader, Self Defense

3 Simple Truths about Martial Arts

                          There are many different styles and many different reasons why people practice martial arts. If we were all the same, it would be boring and monotonous. Having the opportunity to meet others who engage in different styles, and participate in seminars or… Read More 3 Simple Truths about Martial Arts

Encouragement, Karate, Learn to Appreciate, Motivational, Philosophy, Reader, Self Defense

ORDER YOUR COPY! The Martial Arts Woman book

ORDER YOURS TODAY!  http://themartialartswoman.storenvy.com/   or on Amazon in the books section!  THE MARTIAL ARTS WOMAN Book I am so pleased to announce the launch of my book, The Martial Arts Woman! Full of martial art insights, everyday motivation, interesting stories, inspirations, and more, this book can be enjoyed by everyone. There are 30 contributors ranging… Read More ORDER YOUR COPY! The Martial Arts Woman book

Decreasing Stress, Encouragement, Learn to Appreciate, Motivational, Philosophy, Reader, Self Defense

The Martial Art Believers

I was going to start by writing how martial arts are not for everyone, but that would be sarcasm. I think there are enough different martial art styles in the world for everyone to find something that is meaningful and purposeful. I know all the standard reasons why most choose to not practice. Time, responsibilities,… Read More The Martial Art Believers

Encouragement, Karate, Learn to Appreciate, Motivational, Philosophy, Reader, Self Defense

Martial Arts Transform The World

I believe in the power of positivity. Maybe I’m a fool, or someone who does not understand how life really works, but I still think everyone has the opportunity to be happier, and in doing so, can make other people happier, too. I think it is time for us to all stop convincing ourselves that… Read More Martial Arts Transform The World

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You Are More

On my drive to work this morning, I contemplated about what I would tell others that might make a difference in their lives, if given a chance.  What could I say or remind them that would shake them up a little, push them a little,  or give them inspiration to pursue their hopes and dreams.… Read More You Are More

Karate, Self Defense

Book Review: Mordred’s Victory & Other Martial Mutterings by Jamie Clubb

I just perused Jamie Clubb’s book, “Mordred’s Victory & Other Martial Mutterings.” If you want to read a book that causes you to ponder, question, and investigate the broad variables of martial arts, then Jamie Clubb’s book fits the bill. Don’t expect to agree with everything Jamie says. He is going to shake up some… Read More Book Review: Mordred’s Victory & Other Martial Mutterings by Jamie Clubb

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15 Mistakes to Avoid in Your Martial Art

1.  Being a Know It All Please, please don’t walk into any martial art school thinking you already know it all.  If you’ve had other training, that is fantastic! Anyone who already has the basic concepts is well ahead of the game.  But, guess what? Every school and program is different.  What took you two… Read More 15 Mistakes to Avoid in Your Martial Art

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5 Things You Must Stop Believing

You and I are the same in many ways.  You have your good belief systems and your strong personality traits and I have mine.  You think that is enough to get you through your life in a happy and productive way.  I agree, for the most part.  Those things are important. At one point in… Read More 5 Things You Must Stop Believing

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Video Highlights From My Recent Awareness and Self-Defense Talk

I’ve been involved in martial arts for twenty-six years and during that time I’ve been passionate about helping women understand awareness and how they can be safer in their lives. Thankfully, nothing bad has ever happened to me and I hope the same for you…but just in case it ever comes up, here are a… Read More Video Highlights From My Recent Awareness and Self-Defense Talk