Your “mental game” has a huge impact on your health and performance. Learn how to adjust your mindset, manage stress and fear, and improve your focus.

Celebrating One Year With The Karate Shrimp

Last week, on November 9th, I celebrated my one year anniversary! One year ago on that date I went live with my website, and uploaded my very first YouTube video. Full disclosure: I was terrified. Lol. But I worked through that fear. And I’m so glad I did! I have learned so much [...]

2021-11-15T10:48:31-08:00November 15th, 2021|Categories: Mindset & Focus|

Change the Label to Improve at Karate

I grew up hearing that I was shy. I heard this so often that it became part of my identity. I believed it, and that identity shaped everything I did, and every decision I made. All because of what was going on inside my head. (It turned out to be bullsh*t, but I [...]

2021-11-10T17:28:42-08:00October 25th, 2021|Categories: Mindset & Focus|

My Mom’s Fighting Spirit

My mom passed away this weekend, on September 4th, after a 5+ year long fight with cancer. Her fighting spirit never faltered. Even after she lost her ability to sit, to stand, to walk. Even after she became too weak to hold a cup. Even after her eyes milked [...]

2021-11-10T16:51:28-08:00September 6th, 2021|Categories: Mindset & Focus|

Karate, Grief & Resilience

I don’t even know what to say right now. My mom is dying in hospice, and I’m a mess. I started karate in March 2017, a year after my mom got diagnosed with multiple myeloma. Karate has helped me navigate grief, has provided a much-needed outlet for stress and [...]

2021-11-10T16:48:28-08:00August 16th, 2021|Categories: Mindset & Focus|

On Sore Losers & Growth Mindset

Ever deal with a sore loser at a karate tournament? Ever see someone mess up their kata, bomb their division, and blame everything around them for their result, refusing to take responsibility for their mistakes? We’ve all seen this, and no one likes a sore loser. But wait…. Have you ever been that [...]

2021-11-10T16:26:37-08:00April 5th, 2021|Categories: Mindset & Focus|
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