Are you compassionate with yourself? It is not always easy. We tend to be even harder on ourselves than we are with other people.
I took karate for many years but then stopped because of a knee injury. It ended up being a break of about 10 years. Last year I decided to get back into martial arts.
I was not the same person that I was back then! Physically I didn’t have the same strength or stamina. But the hardest thing was the mental game. I used to feel like the dojo was my second home. I knew everyone, was comfortable in my body and I knew the moves. [Read more...]