Captain Marvel, Louis L'Amour, and Little David

I had a chance recently to watch "Captain Marvel" with two of my sisters. I truly enjoyed the film, and I recommend that you see it if you like superhero films in general. The screen play was well written and the characters are likable even if the rhythm of the movie is a little rough around the edges. The thing that stuck out most to me was the character development of Carol Danvers (Captain Marvel).

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Matters of the Psyche

Attitude comes from several sources, your view of the world, your view of yourself, and your values system. In this blog, I will break down how those sources effect your attitude, and how to develop the right attitude for surviving a fight. This post isn’t a magic pill. Reading it will not automatically make you a great fighter. However, it will help you to begin the process of steeling your mind for the fight you may one day need to survive.

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Mess Up To Climb Higher

“Sometimes we mess up. Sometimes we don’t measure up. It isn’t that we didn’t try hard, or practice, or give 100% of our effort. It’s just that there is something missing. I used to think that it meant that there was something wrong with me as a person, or that it was a sign that I wasn’t meant to do whatever I was attempting. What I have discovered, is that a “failure” is often the best guide to success.”

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KISS: Keep It Simple Sherlock

In reality, the most common attacks in human violence have always been the same. No matter how you slice the pie, the effective responses to those attacks have the same four key elements*: AVOID the attack if possible, PROTECT yourself from damage, DEFEND yourself with vigor, and ESCAPE to a place of safety. These principles hold equally true in sport and self-defense.

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