Whole-Food Plant Based Vs Vegan Diet

Hero Blog Post Whole Food Plant Based Vs Vegan Diet

You may remember that I wrote an article a few weeks back sharing my reasons for eating a whole-food plant based diet. The response was pretty positive, and the article was featured on the Teen VGN Blog, so thanks for that! One thing you may have noticed in that article, and in others, is that I […]

9 Ways to Become a Modern Day Samurai Warrior

Modern Day Samurai warrior

The Samurai were the renowned warrior class of pre-modern Japan, remembered for their fierce fighting style and strict discipline. The Samurai embodied the warrior spirit, and are still revered even to this day. Here’s the thing: You may not be able to get away with wielding sharp swords in public. Wearing a full suit of armour […]

You Are Not Your Past

Hero Blog Post You Are Not Your Past

“Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.” Buddha Starting from a young age, we are pretty good at forming ideas in our heads about who we are, what we can and can’t do, what we are capable of achieving. Some ideas are planted […]

Non-Resistance: In Sport and Life

Hero Blog Post Non Resistance Sport Life

Non-resistance. You might have heard it as “go with the flow”, or “let it be”.   It can be described and interpreted in a whole load of different ways. Non-resistance is a principle that has been promoted by many great spiritual leaders and philosophers in one form or another; and something we could all perhaps […]

Satori In Sport: Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Hero Blog Post Satori in Sport BJJ Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

SATORI ‘Satori’ is a term derived from Japanese Buddhism. It is sometimes used inter-changeably with the word ‘Kensho’, or the Chinese concept of ‘Wu’. These terms refer to the moment in time where we experience a ‘glimpse of awakening’. We may experience Satori many times in our lives, but often we fail to recognise it. […]