is a fundamental concept in the Japanese
martial art of kendo
that also applies to other areas of one’s
life. In general, zanshin
means to have continual alertness
and an overflowing spirit. When living with chronic migraines, I applied this
concept to help me get through some difficult and challenging days.
This T-shirt, artfully
designed by calligrapher Connie Chen
, displays the Japanese characters for zanshin
an English explanation: "Zanshin means having an overflowing spirit. Never
give up and have just a little more energy than you think you do. Finish
Migraine is the 3rd
most prevalent illness in the world.* Yet, in spite of it's prevalence and its
serious effect on individuals, families and the economy, research is severely
One-hundred percent of
the profit of this campaign will go to the Migraine
(MRF). The MRF raises money to fund
migraine research into the causes, better treatments, and a cure for migraine.
100% of every donation goes directly to fund research.
provided by the Migraine Research Foundation.
MRF Fundraising Ambassador