“When you are not sitting quietly, you may be distracted without knowing it; but once you are aware of it, distraction itself becomes a mechanism for getting rid of distraction.”-T’ai i chin hua tsung chih Distractions disable us because we …

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“I may perceive the world just like you, but you believe to be in it, while I see it as an iridescent drop in the vast expanse of consciousness.” -Nisargadatta Maharaj Belief creates your reality. Because humans created language, does it …

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“We overlook the simplicity in front of us.”  -Tenzin Palmo The vague state produced from not being aware of only one thing prohibits decisive action. At the beginning of a stage, beware of staring absentmindedly at the first target. Avoid …

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“To the mind that is still, the whole universe surrenders.”-Lao Tzu As often as you can remember, be fully attentive.  Attention negates thinking. When you are aware, you cannot worry. Becoming self-aware turns off your mind and, with it, your …

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“Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished.”-Lao Tzu I was walking behind the goal of a soccer field. The goalie missed blocking a shot and the ball was speeding right at me, just skimming the grass…  In that instant …

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“If you tell the truth, you don’t have to remember anything.”-Mark Twain In any performance related activity, there are three distinct elements at work. In order of importance, they are attitude, fundamentals, and technique.  In the highly accomplished practitioner, all …

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“Everything good has awareness for its root.”-Bodhidharma Habit is the enemy of everything good. Whether you want to improve any sort of performance, or just want to be a little happier, replacing habitual reactions with appropriate responses is key. As …

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“The true purpose is to see things as they are, to observe things as they are, and to let everything go as it goes.”-Shunryu Suzuki The true purpose of shooting is to know where every shot will hit the target …

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“Visualize this thing that you want, see it, feel it, believe in it. Make your mental blue print, and begin to build.” -Robert Collier Fill your mind with a living, fluid image of everything you will see and do to accomplish …

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“You are not what you think yourself to be, I assure you. The image you have of yourself is made up from memories and is purely accidental.” -Nisargadatta Maharaj Below are a few principles I’ve found helpful. Perhaps print this, and …

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