The Samurai Code: Utilizing Bushido Philosophy in Everyday Life

Samurai. They are considered among the most feared warriors of all time. Their reputation in war and swordsmanship have been the subject of numerous discussions in history. What made the samurai different from other medieval swordsmen wasn’t solely their prowess in fighting, but also their strict code of honor. That code among the samurai isContinue reading “The Samurai Code: Utilizing Bushido Philosophy in Everyday Life”

The Warrior’s Philosophy: Judo in Everyday Life

“He who can suppress a moment’s anger may prevent many days’ sorrow.” Tryon Edwards When one thinks of philosophy, most think of academics, politicians, and writers. Among those are a chosen few who have devoted their lives to the path of fighting. Among the most philosophical minds are those whose lives have been burdened byContinue reading “The Warrior’s Philosophy: Judo in Everyday Life”

A Light Within the Darkness: Seeking Opportunity in Hopelessness

When it all looks hopeless, it may simply be the right time to create an opportunity.

The Will To Overcome: 3 Philosophical Quotes of Hope in Hard Times

“A flower blooming in the desert proves to the world that adversity, no matter how great, can be overcome.”

Matshona Dhliwayo

Kindness Despite Disagreement

“Begin the morning by saying to yourself, I shall meet with the busybody, the ungrateful, arrogant, deceitful, envious, unsocial. All these things happen to them by reason of their ignorance of what is good and evil. … I can neither be injured by any of them, for no one can fix on me what is ugly, nor can I be angry with my kinsman, nor hate him.” -Marcus Aurelius