Nadia Debbal

Wanting everything all at once and feeling overwhelmed

Sometimes, I just feel like I want everything in my life. These moments of wanting to do everything at the same time can be overwhelming.

I have many goals I want to achieve in my life. I keep track of each of them and chose a few of them as my priorities. But sometimes, I really feel impatient and my craving of wanting more and more is very present.

I think it’s important to remind yourself that you have to focus on the day and on each task at a time. Just breath and keep being grounded to the earth.

Focus on the process and not the end goal.

It’s not possible to do everything at the same time, that’s what makes us human is way.

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From Skam España season 2, quote from Amira

I suppose we never know what happens in someone’s mind. It we knew, everything would be simple. That’s why it’s better to not judge people.

The Spanish version of Skam is a great show full of beautiful quotes and acceptance of yourself.

This quote is about not judging people when you don’t know them. It’s very easy to fall into the trap of acting. Sometimes, when you start to know people on a deeper level, they become vulnerable and share their hardships with you. You would be very surprised to see how strong they are behind a smile.

Don’t assume something about someone. Just be open to people for who they are.

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From the book The Art of Learning

Learning something new is hard and it takes time. The major quality for someone to do something is to be patient and consistent.

I try to discipline myself to focus on my progress and learning step by step instead of rushing everything. I think that for me, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu taught me a lot in that way. I’m naturally impatient and want to finish everything fast but in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu or anything you want to learn deeply, you can’t rush it.

If you do rush, you just fail miserably.

When you check how the most successful people learn, you see that they focus on the process of learning and they just put their focus on it without any distraction.

We all should learn how to learn.

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“On Jiujitsu” by Chris Matakas

I read this book a few months ago and what’s inside still connects with me.

We are not defined by a job in our life. People tend to forget that and it’s an important reminder. A job is what we do and not what we are.

It’s something that I forgot several times, that’s why I’m sharing it.

You should always remember that it’s important to put yourself first if you wanna be happy in your life.

You need to have in mind the person you want to become in your life and invest in yourself.

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Book “On jiujitsu” by Chris Matakas

It’s easy to have a dream, a goal you wanna reach.

What is difficult is putting in place the journey to reach that goal and stick to it. Yes, it’s a long journey but if you wanna have what you want, you have to go through it.

There is no shortcut in life, only effort, and consistency.

We need to make our personal legend every day. Like Jocko says: Get after it.

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Nadia Debbal

Nadia Debbal

A 25-year-old woman wondering about life and talking about what she loves.