A Captain Of Courage Jul 13, 2022

 

Most of us believe we are one personality. One self to change and hopefully improve upon according to the goals we set ourselves. 

in the book ‘In Search Of The Miraculous’ teacher George Gurdjieff, suggests each of us has  over a hundred different personalities all...

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Indifference To Pain & Pleasure Jan 07, 2022

Indifference to pain & pleasure.

 One of the main issues I see as a coach is the lure of self sabotage and even psychological paralysis during times of stress. It’s been written and said many times throughout the most ancient of philosophical disciplines to be indifferent to pain...

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Movies Of Courage Aug 19, 2021

I was recently asked by the guys in my weekly ‘On The Warriors Path’ group if I can recommend some really good films based on courage, philosophy and integrity.

So here they are and why I recommend them.

Last Knights

Clive Owen stars as a fallen warrior who rises up against a...

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Fragility - The Silent Emergency Jul 29, 2021

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https://www.buzzsprout.com/975859/episodes/8944724

I recently watched the Roman Kemp documentary ‘The Silent Emergency’ which covered the terrible male suicide and mental health issues in the U.K. It was an honest...

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The Courage To Move Beyond Authority Jul 15, 2021

“For in order to turn the individual into a function of the state, his dependence on anything beside the state must be taken from him.” - Carl Jung

This quote by Carl Jung, is a reminder of how most people will happily look towards corruption, hypocrisy and cowardice for what...

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Dynamic Mindfulness: The Mind Of Steel Wrapped In Cotton. Jun 24, 2021

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Not long ago I saw a mindfulness advert in my home town that stated:

You may go to the gym and look after your physical health, but what about your mind and emotional health?”

It’s adverts such as this that remind me just how...

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The Power Of Self Belief Jun 16, 2021

Recently golfer Phil Mickelson at 50 years old won the PGA Championship to become the oldest major champion in golf history.

He got asked the question “How did you do it?”

He simply worked hard.

He ate better, exercised well and did more martial arts.

He didn’t talk about...

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The Courage To Lead Our Children Jun 04, 2021


As a young man, I had the pleasure of meeting and befriending an ex special forces soldier from WW2 called Peter Simmons.

He had been a member of the Chindits, a specially trained guerrilla warfare unit that worked behind enemy lines against the Japanese.

He once said to me:

“Modern...

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The Courage Of Patience May 13, 2021

People don't really value what is easily come by.

We live in a society that wants instant gratification and fast results.

This has resulted in weak willed mindsets and a society that easily conforms.

The pursuit and attainment of temporary pleasures leaves an uncomfortable feeling which we often...

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The Physical Path To A Robust Mind Apr 29, 2021

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https://www.buzzsprout.com/975859/episodes/8427602#

Personal development courses based on chasing your dreams and living an abundant life are common and yet real courage and a robust mind remain rare.

Everyone is after...

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Heaven & Hell Are All In The Mind - A Tale Of Zen Apr 22, 2021

 

One of my teachers told me this story a long time ago and it is one I have always really liked. I hope you enjoy it too. I’m not sure where it even originated from but I’ve also heard the spiritual teacher Ram Dass tell the same story.   

it’s called ...

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Success Demands Emotional Mastery Apr 15, 2021

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 https://www.buzzsprout.com/975859/episodes/8333108#


Whenever I talk about coaching elite sportsmen and women to others, there is a tendency to believe they are somewhat superhuman and have no relevance to them.

They are in...

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