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Bujinkan is dedicated to the study and promotion of traditional Japanese martial arts as taught by Grandmaster Masaaki Hatsumi, in Noda-shi Japan.
The Bujinkan martial art comprises nine different, but complimentary, martial arts traditions that encompass all aspects of personal combat and self protection skills. The training consists of unarmed and armed personal combat techniques, as taught in Japan. This martial art is truly martial in that it is centered on centuries old, combat-tested techniques. It’s not a sport martial art, nor are competitions between practitioners arranged.
While this sounds very serious, and indeed it is, Bujinkan is also about self-knowledge, improvement and living without fear.
As Hatsumi-sensei says, “…to become people that can live.” [Read more…] about Bujinkan
By Mason Currey
In this entertaining, if repetitive, collection of daily rituals of nearly 200 of some of the greatest minds of the last four hundred years, you’ll hear the daily routines of famous writers, thinkers & artists.
I listened to the book on Audible, usually during short driving trips. Here’s the link if you’d like to buy the Daily Rituals Book for yourself or as a gift.
Obviously, having a reoccurring daily routine such as a morning ritual is a pre-requite to achieving any long-lasting success at a chosen craft or skill, but here is a list of the themes that seemed to appear with each of these 161 inspired and inspiring folk: [Read more…] about Daily Rituals Summary
Let simple be the mantra:
- Make your contracts brief, small, simple.
- Make your projects short, finite, and clear.
- Make your deliverables obvious, simple, and measurable.
- Make quality a higher priority than quantity (if you refuse to accept anything but the best, you very often get it)
I believe that living simply – the art of minimalism – is a basic human need. [Read more…] about Minimalism
By Derren Brown
Brilliant, hilarious and entirely unlike anything else I have ever listened to before on Audible, Confessions of a Conjuror, read by Derren Brown himself was a complete and utter joy.
This is not strictly an autobiography, more a combination of a collection of personal stories, comedic observations, and magic tricks. Derren Brown has a writing style like no other celebrity, or possibly anyone since the days of Dickens and Melville as the book is told through the intricate process of performing a single magic trick, using the minute observations and feelings experienced throughout performing this trick to Segway into amusing anecdotes, self help tips, and embarrassing confessions. [Read more…] about Confessions of a Conjuror
Refuse, reject, eliminate the lifestyle, the habits and the circumstances that weaken you.