One of the parents in my neighborhood knows that I used to be a karate instructor. She told me the other day that her son was being bullied at school. Every now and then he was saying something unpleasant to someone, and then he would get tackled to the ground and pinned or hit a few times and come home with a black eye. She was very upset about it and wanted to know if I would teach her son karate to put a stop to it.
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Thought is the Master of us all - a good thought is a good master and a bad thought is a bad master.
Good thought uplifts, makes the mood brighter, and makes us feel on 'top of the world'.
Bad thoughts are like a sack full of stones tied to us, pulling us down at every stage, overcoming us with lethargy, disinterest and even violent aggression. Hostile thoughts are deeply destructive even if contained within - they 'eat' us up by sapping our energy and vitality.
History and Style Guide of Shuai Jiao Introduction:
Feint is from the Old French word feindre, which means a diversionary tactic. Feinting is a great tactic to set up your opponent in such a way that you can take advantage. For it to work, you have to do it right, and you have to take advantage of it properly. This article involves doing one kind of feint correctly: the offensive feint. Defensive feints and taking advantage of your feints properly will be discussed in future articles.
"There is no Liberation without Labor". This is one of many Yogi Bhajanisms that I share with my students. What is Labor? Is it the work we do in our everyday lives to acquire money to pay our bills…or more than that, to acquire wealth?? But what then is wealth? And how do you measure your wealth?
The ultimate aim of yoga is supreme, uninterrupted bliss (moksha). How do we achieve it? Whether it is through study (Jnana yoga), unconditional devotion (Bhakti yoga), yoga practices (Raja yoga) or then through Action (Karma yoga), applied either singly or severally, this goal can be reached.