The Work-Play Balance

“Health without force is like hardness without elasticity.” — Miyamoto Musashi Oooohhh… this is a tricky one. I had to really sit back for… well, a few days so that I could think about this quote. Usually with philosopher’s quotes you can find the context pretty easily and at least figure out the general idea. But this quote almost sounds like a riddle or a … Continue reading The Work-Play Balance

Finding a Work-Around

“You must understand that there is more than one path to the top of the mountain.” — Miyamoto Musashi Everybody has heard the metaphor that people use to describe how life is full of problems that you need to conquer; usually something along the lines of “Push to the top” or “Keep climbing.” Obviously these metaphors hold some value because people repeat them on their … Continue reading Finding a Work-Around

Uniting the Mind and Body

“It is difficult to understand the universe if you only study one planet.” — Miyamoto Musashi Martial Arts. Something that’s been in existence since as long as we can remember in one way or another.  For the general population, martial arts are thought of as something that’s used to hurt people. After all, their main purpose is to help people defend themselves; sometimes in order … Continue reading Uniting the Mind and Body