Friday, April 20, 2018

Swim of Life



I'm sitting in my sofa. Tired, joyfully exhausted and a little sleepy. I did some literature review for my professor Dr. Schwartz, organized a makeup exam for undergraduates, sent emails to my customers, attended evening class, went to swimming and did a bit coding, stopping in the end because of tiredness. Just made some tea and waiting for it to steep. I wish I could do more today. I wish I could continue coding and do more, but that's the end of the day and what I will do next is grab my glass, sip my tea and enjoy a nice evening with my girlfriend watching a movie. Finishing my coding activity and lying on the floor to relax a bit, I realized something. I'm not a good swimmer. I really suck at it as I never really tried hard to learn how to swim. Here in the US I got some motivation to learn to swim and nowadays I'm doing better. Today while swimming in the pool and reaching to the middle of the line, I was out of breath, using all my strength of arms and legs to reach until the end. Although I made it until the end, it was not the best trial. For a professional swimmer, it would be a pain to watch.

What I realized is that our life is like a swimming pool line. Imagine that each inch of that pool equals an hour in a day. We get into the water, we make a first movement to start swimming, we start, we swim, we develop and in some ways reach until the end. Bad start usually means you won't be able to swim properly. Bad mornings make your days more stressful and full of negativity. In the same way, we may want to do many things, but until you reach the end of the line, you will be out of breath. You may try to do a lot, but that won't look great either. Some people have many ideas and too many motivations to start different things. I'm that type. I have so many ideas and interests, that's it's hard for me to just focus on one. I enjoy my days. But probably I will take more time than other people who just focus on just one or two things. I'm ok with it and I feel that I am developing my skills slowly, but nicely and mindfully.
The question is, do you want a swim with few movements, artfully playing in water and having a nice ending or do you want to use all your energy and body until you reach the end of your line, with all your breath gone for a divine final rest?
Enjoyed this post?

5 comments :

  1. Interesting topic for a blog. I have been searching the Internet for fun and came upon your website. Fabulous post. Thanks a ton for sharing your knowledge! It is great to see that some people still put in an effort into managing their websites. I'll be sure to check back again real soon. http://tabkhjeux.com

    ReplyDelete
  2. hi was just seeing if you minded a comment. i like your website and the thme you picked is super. I will be back. saharapoolbuilder

    ReplyDelete
  3. Hello There. I found your blog using msn. This is an extremely well written article. I will be sure to bookmark it and return to read more of your useful information. Thanks for the post. I’ll certainly comeback. grammarly premium trial

    ReplyDelete
  4. Thanks for your information, it was really very helpful:
    Keynote spekers

    ReplyDelete
  5. After long working day, sitting at home and listen to music, good way to relax, nice post!
    speakers

    ReplyDelete

About Me

My Photo

Trying to figure out what it takes to live life fully by examining all the elements of life.