Category Archives: Inspiration

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Alan Watts on how nothing contains everything

I was talking with a friend yesterday about my theory on how we cope with trauma by separating from our bodies and putting space between the observing us and the embodied us experiencing the trauma over there.  And how, if … Continue reading

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Ju-Jitsu with your inner child

I have recently started taking a few Brazilian Ju-Jitsu classes.  It’s all very new and, to be honest, a bit intimidating.  So far I’ve been one of the most unfit and least knowledgeable students in the class.  The techniques are a … Continue reading

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Zero effort meditation … sounds too good to be true?

If someone told you that it was possible to reduce stress and pain, improve physical health, promote inner well-being and even psychic abilities with no personal effort and an almost insignificant financial investment what would you think?  Sounds too good … Continue reading

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The New Macho – by Boysen Hodgson, The Mankind Project

He cleans up after himself. He cleans up the planet. He is a role model for young men. He is rigorously honest and fiercely optimistic. He holds himself accountable. He knows what he feels. He knows how to cry and … Continue reading

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Hearts and Minds (1974) – I can not recommend this film highly enough a rare 10/10

URL:  http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0071604/ I love war films. I grew up on WW2 classics and Vietnam related films such as First Blood, Platoon, Apocalypse Now and Full Metal Jacket. I get a thrill from watching them … my girlfriend calls it war … Continue reading

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Sanford Meisner – The Yoda of the Acting World … as good a Cesar the dog whisperer!

A client recently asked me if I would recommend taking acting lessons. My response was that there are 2 ways to act: from the outside in, and from the inside out. I recommended the Meisner method to experience the latter. … Continue reading

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