Miyamoto Musashi: Breaking Social Conditioning

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“There is nothing outside of yourself that can ever enable you to get better, stronger, richer, quicker, or smarter. Everything is within. Everything exists. Seek nothing outside of yourself.” ―Miyamoto Musashi

Feel the fear and do it anyway.

Easier said than done.

But that is the difference between a successful man and a chump.

Whoever takes action wins.

So how do you condition your mind to face the fear. How do you break social conditioning. How do you fight the status quo of your life?

The quote above describes when Musashi went to pray to the gods because the entire Yoshioka School was coming to kill him. But then he had an epiphany that he could only rely on his own strength to win. (By the way, Musashi not only survived
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