Category Archives: Musings

Intrinsic Goals vs Extrinsic Goals – How they can hinder success & happiness


Goals have been associated with sports psychology and general high-achievers for several decades. They’re also inherently tied to personal development and Positive psychology. The type of goal you set is in many ways, as important as the outcome. Coaches and … Continue reading

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We Are All One (Why Nobody Really Dies)


  It was World Mental Health Day yesterday. I’m not a huge fan of ‘awareness’ days, I think they bring problems but not solutions. I think depression is a problem that has a number of causes… Lack of exercise Poor … Continue reading

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Easy Ways to Increase Positive Energy


Not directly MMA related, but an optimistic mindset and enthusiasm will definitely help with the grind of training and pre-fight nerves. Positive Self Talk Have a mantra such as “Cool, calm & collected” Here‘s a list of other possible mantras … Continue reading

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Experience with Psilocybin Mushrooms


Blog Post for Entertainment Purposes Only So I’ve had a range of amazing mental health issues since I can remember, mainly depression & anxiety related. I was a proper angry kid, weirdly MMA got me into yoga, which in turn … Continue reading

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The Book of 5 Rings – Summary


Born in the 16th century, near the end of the Japanese civil war, Miyamoto Musashi was a nomadic samurai who fought in a small number of battles, but dozens of duels. He is known as Japan’s greatest swordsman. The book … Continue reading

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Why is nobody talking about Post-Graduate Depression?


I’m a big fan of Stoic philosophy,  so I’m not complaining as such, when I say that money is the main motivation and driving force behind a given university’s programme of degrees on offer. It’s just something you’ve got to … Continue reading

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Training Goals for Summer 2018


I basically want to become an enlightened, humble MMA meathead. Training Goals: Outcome Goals Fix Back & Neck (make them less, painfully stiff) Fix Golfer’s Elbow – so it’s not constantly painful Improve Left Hip mobility so I can do … Continue reading

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Alternative Cancer Treatments that Work


Most doctors, government recommendations and mainstream-media publications tend to be a decade behind the actual research…bit of a sweeping statement but in my experience it’s true. It’s the same with cancer treatment, unfortunately. Here are some treatments backed by science … Continue reading

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Goals for the rest of 2017


Training Goals Outcome Goals Shoulder Mobility – To be able to grip my hands behind my back By January 1st Do 10 Turkish Get Ups with 8kg weight by January 1st MMA – Have an effective standing & guard guillotine … Continue reading

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What is Kundalini Yoga?


wow! Mind blown! I feel like I’ve isolated myself quite a bit from ‘mainstream’ people already – always talking about Buddhism, Stoicism, Ram Dass, DMT, frontal lobe Vs Limbic sytem etc. I think it’s fair nice to say that most … Continue reading

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