Why Martial Art is great for you!

Martial Art is a particularly great way to practice facing fear and walking through it. Martial Art provides you with a great opportunity to release any build up emotions such as fear and anger that we hold in different places in our bodies saying, thinking or feeling things like: My throat is tightening My blood … Continue reading Why Martial Art is great for you!

How can we learn to ‘think well’?

How can we gain freedom from the conditioning of the mind – a conditioning that creates negative thought patterns and beliefs? And how can we learn to think in ways that are more beneficial to us? Ultimately, if we can teach people to think well, we could heal most of the ills of individuals and … Continue reading How can we learn to ‘think well’?

What is the conditioning of the mind?

… time will change and even reverse many of your present opinions. Refrain, therefore, awhile from setting yourself up as a judge of the highest matters Plato The quote is from the Greek philosopher Plato (c. 428-348 B.C.) – student of Socrates (c. 469-399 B.C.) and teacher of Aristotle (384-322 B.C.) (Phillips 2001). The quote … Continue reading What is the conditioning of the mind?

What is Protreptic?

Protreptic is a philosophical conversation that was developed at the classical, Greek, executive academies around 400 B.C. It was founded on the idea of symmetrical dialogues where the individual is guided towards justice, decency and responsibility through the protreptic dialogue. The Oxford dictionary defines protreptic as: from Greek protreptikos ‘instructive’, from pro- ‘before’ + trepein … Continue reading What is Protreptic?