The Power of Shutting Up: My Talk with Tony Blauer by Buck Grant

A few days ago I was given an opportunity of a lifetime. In the midst of a big controversy involving the CrossFit Self Defense, martial arts and self defense community, (see link HERE for context) I had the opportunity to interview the founder of the Crossfit Self Defense system, Tony Blauer on my podcast, The …

You are NOT a Special Snowflake: Fighting Narcissism

I read an article today while flying back home from a workshop. It was called, “What it means when a Narcissist says ‘I Love You.” As I read through the article, I found myself increasingly getting angry. Why? Because it reminded me of a past relationship. Each bullet point highlighted my deepest pains over the …

Cracks in the Lion: How I Live with My Scars by Buck Grant

Idea for my next tattoo. The idea comes from the Japanese art of #kintsukuroi which is “to repair with gold.” In this art, pottery that has been cracked or broken is repaired with gold or silver lacquer. At the core of this practice is the understanding that we can be made beautiful for having being …