We talk about customs, rituals, and traditions. Every society, every culture, every religion, and every nation has them. Many of us have our individual rituals. The martial arts run deep with rituals. Most rituals — if performed regularly and properly — improve our lives, keeping us on track. However, too much of a good thing sometimes can be bad, especially if the ritual isn’t relevant any longer.
Challenge and question rituals to see if they make sense
The key to a good ritual is awareness of how it's affecting you and those around you
Be aware of your absolutes and priorities — keeping in mind where these rituals rank