Henri Juntilla learned how to change his entire life by practicing Aikido. Aikido is a Japanese martial art, but the change it brought was a change of self-awareness. Juntilla realized he had a mindset of seeking approval from the instructor without actually enjoying the activity. The change of mindset occurred when Juntilla got tired of seeking permission and approval for his actions and instead took responsibility for them by fully committing, right or wrong. It can be exhausting constantly trying to figure out what someone else wants. Letting go of that effort first helped to improve his martial art and then helped to improve his life.
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