Balance, perspective and timing provide you with both a way to approach your life and a way to make sense of your life. If used proactively, these three simple words open up a whole toolbox methodology that can be used to plot your course through life. And in retrospect, they give you a set of lenses through which you can view the world and attach meaning to an event or series of events that have happened.
To help illustrate, let’s take a look at each of these philosophies in the context of a kumite match. Of course, you can take this analogy and apply it to anything but I’ll leave that up to you.