ATTITUDE “Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.” ~ Thomas Jefferson How many times growing up did you hear something about attitude.  For me it usually was about my “bad attitude”.  Particularly as a teenager this Read More

Look at the fear as an opportunity A fear in fact may be a signal that there is something that needs to be addressed.  Facing the fear with a positive attitude may result in advancing yourself toward a major goal or dream that you have.  Stretching yourself often is the best means for self improvement. Read More

Take On Something That You Fear And Overcome It  This may require small steps initially. The impact on your confidence will be amazing. The first thing to do with a fear that is holding you back is to address what it is.  Well, you say I already know what it is and I don’t like Read More

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With various influences by others in our lives the sub conscious forms a collection of attitudes, perceptions, and opinions about how we should relate to our world.  What can we expect from ourselves, level of achievements, etc? There then develops consistent messages of acceptance and rejection of the information presented by our experiences that support Read More

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In Martial Arts at Jeff Ellis Karate, we focus on Belief in Self! Here is an excerpt from my book “Breaking Through Barriers!”… “Nobody can make you feel inferior without your consent.” ~ Eleanor Roosevelt Undoubtedly, the topic of belief in self is a critical component in defining a healthy, enjoyable, and prosperous life for Read More