Mapping the learning process – teaching myself underwater freestyle

Sport has given me many opportunities to challenge my patience, my ability to set objectives and divide a huge effort that seemed unconquerable, my ability to mentally focus until I reach my objectives.

Often I looked at the completed task and made connections to other areas in my life. After all, an objective is an objective in sport or in business. Approaching one in different areas has similarities.

I will experiment now with a swimming challenge and, from the beginning, will map my way to success, going through every step from the frustration at the beginning to the sweet taste of success. Continue reading


“e per avvincere, dovrai vincere, e allora vincerai.”

the meaning of this verse from Andrea Bocelli is “and to shine, you must win, and so you will win.”

I remember a friend telling me that, unlike other people that are learning from their mistakes, he prefers to learn from successes.

In this article “Serotonin is released when you feel on top. Serotonin feels calming because being on top brings security in the state of nature. We look for ways to feel on top because the serotonin feels good. That’s not nice, you may think, but there are so many healthy ways to feel on top. Putting yourself below others leaves you in a low-serotonin funk.

via Winning and shining are the same word in Latin: vincere | Psychology Today.