Get comfortable being uncomfortable.

Fail forward.

Pick yourself up and try and try again.

These well-known clichés are true, but painful to follow.

  1. Improving at a sport called padel.

I’ve been playing padel for a year+ now and I still make my fair share of unforced errors (i.e. stupid mistakes), but lately I’ve been winning more often. My Portuguese isn’t where it should be, but it’s getting there.

The Pandemic Principle

It’s okay if other people around you hit their stride and blasted ahead of you; you are NOT those people.

We Need to Be Okay with Being “Bad”

One of the greatest discoveries a man makes, one of his great surprises, is to find he can do what he was afraid he couldn’t do. — Henry Ford

When You Really Suck, Habit Stack

By developing and practising good habits each day, you affirm that you do have control over the very core of your life in the midst of the chaos. — Stephen Guise, Elastic Habits

Forget Everything You Think You Know and Be Coachable

My best skill was that I was coachable. I was a sponge and aggressive to learn. —Michael Jordan

  1. Take notes.
  2. Work hard to improve.