CARLOS VETTORAZZI

Notes to self

A collection of self-reflection notes and memorable life lessons I’ve collected over the years

“Imagen living your life not in certainty, but in wonder.

Instead of clinging to fixed beliefs, you remain open to the endless possibilities and mysteries throughout life.”

    – Carlos Vettorazzi 

19 march  2024 

“when overthinking, always take a step forward.”

    – Carlos Vettorazzi 

19 march  2024

“Focus less on managing your problems and more and managing your mindset.”

    – Carlos Vettorazzi 

19 march  2024 ⌁ notes To self

“goals are just a destination, they don’t help you get there.”

    – Carlos Vettorazzi 

19 march  2024

“the only true measure of success is how you feel.”

    – Carlos Vettorazzi 

19 march  2024

There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.”

    – Carlos Vettorazzi 

19 march  2024 

“As emotions and actions harmonize, our path towards personal growth unfolds, with each emotion influencing our choices and actions along the way.”

    – Carlos Vettorazzi 

19 march 2024 

The paradox of productivity is that it’s difficult to start, but once you do, it’s difficult to stop. Your brain is wired to close loops so just focus on being well rested and starting that loop, and your brain will take care of the rest.

    – Carlos Vettorazzi 

14 July 2012

Calm is not a Place we go when life storms threatened to destroy everything we have worked so hard for. Calm is the wisdom that whispers, “You are the storm.”

    – Carlos Vettorazzi 

6 February 2013

To master your destiny, you must first master the art of managing the thoughts that shape it”

    – Carlos Vettorazzi 

8 June 2013 

“One of the greatest skills in life is the ability to use language that changes how people think, about you themselves, and the world.”

    – Carlos Vettorazzi 

29 August 2013

“The beauty of a beginner’s mindset lies in its potential to serve as a rich soil in which the seeds of wisdom blossom and flourish.”

    – Carlos Vettorazzi 

6 December 2013

You’re thinking process will guide your actions.

Your environment will make your actions possible or impossible.

Your habits will automate what everyone else is struggling with.”

    – Carlos Vettorazzi 

10 December 2013

“As long as a system is functioning, envisioning an alternative lifestyle or identity is difficult at best.”

    – Carlos Vettorazzi 

26 March 2014

“I am no longer who I once was, I am not yet who I will become, and I am not quite who I need to be to master this new situation.”

    – Carlos Vettorazzi 

30 March 2014

“I learned nothing from success.

All I have learned results from facing my fears.

My relationship with my children, my marriage, and my work area by-product of facing my fears.

The only thing holding me back is the fear of failure.

What happens if I don’t try and I turn 65?

I would be angrier at not trying than failing.”

    – Carlos Vettorazzi 

22 April 2014

“Common sense, feelings and emotions are at best misleading.”

    – Carlos Vettorazzi 

13 October 2014

“The first step in creating your dream job is to get to know yourself.”

    – Carlos Vettorazzi 

13 October 2014

To fear death is to misunderstand life. To embrace mortality is to see every day as a gift.”

    – Carlos Vettorazzi 

28 December 2014

“The greatest gift someone can give you is personal development. Regardless of its form, always be grateful.”

    – Carlos Vettorazzi 

29 January 2015

“There will be moments of Revelation – stay committed.

There will be moments of confusion, anger and frustrating – stay committed.”

    – Carlos Vettorazzi 

25 October 2015

“What makes you happy today will often make you unhappy tomorwo. 

Happiness is not a realistic emotion, but rather a delutional, misguided approach to life.”

    – Carlos Vettorazzi 

17 January 2016

“today’s struggle is building your strength for tomorrow.”

    – Carlos Vettorazzi 

13 June 2016

“the world is a narrow bridge and the most important thing is to dance with my fear.”

    – Carlos Vettorazzi 

8 May 2017

“the most common reasons we dont achive our dreams is lack self-mastery.”

    – Carlos Vettorazzi 

13 June 2017

“Temporary relief doesn’t lead to sustainable solutions or long-term healing.”

    – Carlos Vettorazzi 

25 October 2017

“common sense, feelings and emotions are at best misleading.”

    – Carlos Vettorazzi 

29 November 2017

“If you are not learning about yourself, you are giving up on yourself.”

    – Carlos Vettorazzi 

7 October 2018

“Life will improve when you improve.”

    – Carlos Vettorazzi 

6 May 2019

“it’s impossible to recover, before you know what you are recovering from.”

    – Carlos Vettorazzi 

24 June 2020

“are you working with your burnout, avoiding it, or creating more of it?”

    – Carlos Vettorazzi 

13 November 2022 

“when avoiding failure, you are not only avoiding failure, but any type of progress.”

    – Carlos Vettorazzi 

12 December 2022

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Carlos

Nurse, ICF Certified Coach, and writer.