Mindset

There is no greater determining factor for success in any endeavor than mindset. Whether it is athletics, business, relationship, or simply living a fulfilling life, mindset is the keystone. Far too often people think of mindset as the product of your environment, I prefer to think of mindset as the creator of your environment. This section is about the tools, techniques and philosophy to help optimize your mindset.

The Sage Replies

The Sage Replies

Our lives are just wind and rapid water but our legacy is undying. Even as flesh becomes flower fodder And our last kin finish crying, The deeds of our life, the way we fought, are an aperture on t...

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The Warrior Questions

The Warrior Questions

Over leather boiled and mail oiled, Rooted I stand with sword gleaming. Eyes squinted, tuned for battle, Scanning, searching for demons teaming. As I wait at ready my arms grow heavy, The foes reve...

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Zen in the Art of Archery

Zen in the Art of Archery

This book, written in the 1950’s was the first mainstream exposure to Zen for a lot of Americans.

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The Alchemist

The Alchemist

This is one of the first books that profoundly changed my life for the better. People praise the Bible incessantly for the ‘great stories’ that teach us lessons about life.

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Socrates Would Kick Your Ass, and Musashi Would Paint a Nude of your Girlfriend

Socrates Would Kick Your Ass, and Musashi Would Paint a Nude of your Girlfriend

Forget about the white hair, the white robes, and don’t even think about anything having do to with Keanu Reaves and a phone booth time-machine. Socrates was a bad ass. With a rough sword-cut beard...

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What Should I Achieve Before I Die?

Life can go by in a flash.  So what should we look to experience before transition out? This ebook outlines the five things to achieve in life before we can say the famous Lakota words: "Hoka Hey, today is a good day to die."