Ep 085 - What is Energy and How Lazy People Can Get It

Ep 085 - What is Energy and How Lazy People Can Get It

Energy. What is energy? How does your energy affect your relationships and interaction with others? How do we get more energy? Yes, there are physical elements we need — proper nutrients and rest. But mentally what is necessary to energize yourself and defeat laziness?

According to this website, here are the 10 Main Causes Of Laziness that we discuss:

  1. Procrastination

  2. Distraction

  3. Poor lifestyle choices

  4. Exhaustion

  5. Indecisiveness

  6. Poor nutrition

  7. Lack of motivation

  8. Lack of self-worth

  9. Irresponsibility

  10. Too much to do

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Ep 084 - Be in the Moment, But Always Move Forward

Ep 084 - Be in the Moment, But Always Move Forward

Back by popular demand, it’s Dr Bernie. He talks about making every moment count, being a good soul, helping others we encounter along our journey, staying mentally alert and aware, respecting yourself, rituals, exercise, food, and so much more:

  • Timing and distance — how to be in the right place at the right time (2:00)

  • Why and how to truly be in the moment (3:24)

  • What happened that caused him to shift his mindset and priorities (4:03)

  • Dr Bernie’s beliefs on how to be successful and live a vibrant life (4:50)

  • ”Live in the moment” isn’t just a pie-in-the-sky phrase — its meaning is explained (5:38)

  • We were not meant to live in the past — that leads to depression (7:30)

  • How to become the person you want to be (8:50)

  • What our purpose is here on earth (9:37)

  • An epidemic that will kill you if you’re not aware (11:23)

  • Why you should believe what Dr Bernie has to say (13:07)

  • What he witnessed that made him determined to always move forward (15:36)

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Ep 072 - Learning to Shift and Focus on Your Priorities

Ep 072 - Learning to Shift and Focus on Your Priorities

Having the ability to focus on what needs to be done is something we talk about often on our show. Focusing is what got Brad out of jail and it's what allowed Eddie to reclaim his life after tragedy. Last week Dr Jarrod Spencer talked about it from his clinical experience dealing with athletes and high performers. He also talked about shifting in order to achieve focus.

We dive deeper into shifting on this episode. Tim and Steve discuss how being able to shift leads to focus, how they are different skills, how to avoid regretting losing time, and more.

Next week Dr Jarrod Spencer is back as we talk about the importance of sleep. You won’t want to miss it. You may be shocked to hear what not enough sleep is doing to your health!

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Ep 041 - Dealing with Aggressive and Unwanted Behavior

Anger, aggressive behavior, and conflict is on the rise among drivers, coworkers, all over social media, and even within families — locally where we are based in Allentown, PA and the Lehigh Valley area — and also worldwide. There are scientific studies that prove this, but even setting those aside it’s very apparent that aggression is rampant.

  • Aggressive behavior sneaks up on you when you're least expecting it

  • It’s easier said than done, but we must strive to ignore what other people are thinking

  • When aggression is directly in front of you and it cannot be avoided — that is different

  • In that case it needs to be handled accordingly — hopefully self-discipline and control of your emotions kick in to address the situation appropriately

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Ep 032 - Sparring vs Fighting

Ep 032 - Sparring vs Fighting

Sensei Hoover and Steve Mittman talk about Combat Chaos™ — the self-protection/self-defense curriculum Steve instructs at HKA. Then they get into the difference between sparring in a respectful, controlled, class environment and a real fight — where it can be pure chaos with all kinds of uncontrollable variables. While on the surface, this may seem strictly “martial arts talk” — remember practically everything discussed on this show can be carried over to everyday living. For instance, whether we’re talking a fight or a random day in our lives — chances are it will be chaotic. As Jimmy Mozz, a guest on an earlier episode said at 3:35 into it, “You can’t control other people. You are in control of one thing — your response." A lot of that has to do with strengthening one’s self-discipline, as we’ve also discussed before.

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