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True vs. false values

“How can you be so disciplined? How can you do all this stuff like read, train, meditate and eat healthy every day?” is a question I get asked a lot. The answer is it has nothing to do with discipline because I don’t have to force myself to do any Read more…

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Controlling vs. letting go

Nearly all people face some sort of problems when they begin with meditation practice. Some right from the start, others after some time if they stick to the practice. Most often people have reported to me that they feel physical pain or some sort of discomfort, others can’t seem to Read more…

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Success vs. failure

We very much like to read or listen to success stories about people who had to go through immense struggle to succeed or who came from nothing to become famous or who sacrificed everything in life to achieve something great. And it’s essential to every story that it’s so well Read more…

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Motivation vs. inspiration

One of the main reasons why a lot of people seek a personal trainer is because they seek motivation which they think a trainer will provide. I once worked with a female client who was trying to lose weight and she had this strange habit that every time we met Read more…

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Choice vs. no choice

In today’s world, we are battling with choices and decisions. Sometimes we have so many options to choose from that in the end we don’t make a choice out of fear of making the wrong one. Sometimes when we think we have only one or two choices in reality we Read more…

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High vs. low standards

Some people have said to me over the years than I am a difficult person to work with because of my high standards. Some said it directly, others around corners – acquaintances, clients and/or business partners. And from the point of those who have said it, it’s probably true but Read more…

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School vs. life

This is the second part of the knowing vs. understanding series and in it I write about how school differs from life. One way to see the difference between knowing and understanding is to look at our social educational system. The fact is that today’s formal education does not guarantee Read more…

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Support vs. challenge

In all my years of working with people, I have learned that one of the key features of an effective leader is the ability to be able to balance himself and those around him. Both challenge and support are essential parts of a whole and we usually lean towards one Read more…

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