Category Archives: Philosophy

The Chimp Paradox – Stone of Life


Not really MMA related, but I’ve been meaning to do this for ages In the book the Chimp Paradox – the author suggests creating your own ‘stone of life’ which are basically 3 or 4 principles or rules to accept … Continue reading

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The Importance of Competition – In Any Sport


A really positive way to look at competition: 1. Every time you compete and win – you feel great and you feel like you’ve achieved something, especially if you’ve trained hard. 2. Every time you lose, you test your character … Continue reading

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Mental Health – Fuck the Black Dog, Be a bastard Rhino


Here’s the black dog video people talk about fairly often: Apparently 1/4 people suffer from a mental health problem at some point in their lives. I think that’s rubbish, and I’d say if you count mild and moderate depression & … Continue reading

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Dunbar’s number


Some fella called Robin Dunbar; researched the ‘Gore Tex’ model – the model which states that human beings can only hold meaningful relationships with up to 150 people. I’d like to suggest this is taken a step further – we … Continue reading

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Love is the answer – Ronnie Pickering


Well, this is confirmation that love is the answer, and anger and hate is just for bellends. Ronnie Pickering is embodiment of your average British angry helmet. You see it on FaceBook everyday, people moaning and generally complaining and being … Continue reading

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The Law of Non Judgement


So whether you’re reading Deepchap Chopra, or some other spiritual guru’s book, one of the underlying themes appears to be that judgement, just causes you suffering. In addition to what I have read, I’ve also noticed for many years, that … Continue reading

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Thoughts and Anxiety


Great video by Noah Elkrief, the man’s a legend: So Noah’s concept is that it is your thoughts that cause your emotions, not your actual situation. For example, work doesn’t cause you stress, your thoughts do. So to explain the … Continue reading

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