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Talk Of The Week – Live For The Moment

By darrenhiggs | December 17, 2017 |

Too many people live their life in the past or the future. You cannot change either. But you can control the present moment, and this should always be your focus, as this is where living is done. Read on.

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2018 – The Year Of "Building A Better You"

By darrenhiggs | December 17, 2017 |

Goals should always be tied into what is really important to you in life. This blog helps you reflect on 2017 and use those lessons to “Build A Better You” in 2018. Your martial arts lessons will help with this.

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Talk of the Week – Commitment

By darrenhiggs | October 10, 2017 |

I have always admired people who are “tough”. I do not mean “tough” in the sense that they could win every fight that they are in. I look on tough people as those who will continue soldering on no matter what obstacles are placed in front of them. These people, whether they are a mile in front or a mile behind, are always trying their best to the very end. These people can be in any walk of life, not just martial arts. They are the type of people you would want in the trenches with you, as they are committed.

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Talk of the Week – Respect

By darrenhiggs | October 3, 2017 |

Respect is important for you and everyone around you. Respect is not something that can be demanded, as it will not last. Respect is something that is offered firstly, then earned secondly. It is one of those “karma” things. To get respect, you must first give respect. When you show respect for others, it might not mean a lot to you at the time. However, it could mean the world to the other person. And that is part of your service to others.

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Still and Neutral

By darrenhiggs | October 3, 2017 |

Difficult situations are a part of life. Throughout the day, there will be a number of things that do not go exactly how you would like them to. You may be forced to make decisions that you do not necessarily want to make. If you make choices from a negative state, such as anger or frustration, it can have unfavourable outcomes for all involved. It is therefore critical that you make these decisions from a “still and neutral” position.

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Talk of the Week – Choose Your Attitude

By darrenhiggs | October 3, 2017 |

How often do we feel that we are in our own little world? We can get so focused on ourselves, we forget how our attitudes and behaviours can affect others. A bad attitude can have a negative feel for everybody around. Conversely, a good attitude can have a lasting impact on yours and others lives.

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Determination

By darrenhiggs | October 2, 2017 |

Determination…focus completely on your goal…work hard…have total belief in yourself…never give in. Do this and you will achieve anything you want in life. It will also help “Build A Better You”. Read on…

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Mindfulness

By darrenhiggs | September 18, 2017 |

Mindfulness…be still and breathe…cultivate a calm mind…have awareness of the present moment. Martial arts helps.

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Self Awareness in Martial Arts

By darrenhiggs | August 13, 2017 |

Some people let their frustrations get the better of them, which leads to unnecessary conflict. With self-awareness, they would understand how their thoughts and actions could impact others, which could lead them to make better decisions. Read on.

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"Right Action" in martial arts and life

By darrenhiggs | June 11, 2017 |

In martial arts, it is difficult to progress unless you take the right actions. This includes good thoughts, talk and deeds. It is also being good and providing service to others. Are you taking the right actions in life? www.quantummartialarts.com.au

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