Sweet spot is the optimal cycling training effort, between intensity and volume, for maximum benefit. Flow is the optimal effort in life, between overwhelm and boredom, for maximum happiness AND performance.
Periodization in cycling is structured training that includes periods of effort and rest for maximum performance at the end (i.e. a race.) Optimization in living is structured planning that includes periods of effort and rest for maximum achievement in life (i.e. self-actualization.)
Epic adventures are transformative learning experiences that expand your capabilities, deepen your self-knowledge, and strengthen your character. Peak experiences are exhilarating, elevating experiences that generate an advanced form of perceiving reality and are magical in their effect.