There is a story trying to emerge through me.
It’s was silent for 7+ years, and it’s pushing hard to be heard.
Like the pomegranate in the picture, it’s a story of stories. All individual seeds are linked like a hive to create something bigger than themselves.
I invite you…
Many people think that being a good person is a choice.
There’s always someone who grew up in poverty and turned out to be an honest hard worker. Everybody has that choice.
— I would never commit a crime even if I lost everything. They say
But how about if…
I can’t tell a very fascinating or melodramatic story of my childhood. I was born in a middle-class family in an average country such as Spain (for some it might sound exotic, but this is my concept of average).
I have done lots of things in my life. They felt…
Dad! I got a 9.8 out of ten! — a much younger version of me said happily
What was the problem? Where did you fail? — he replied.
If this conversation rings a bell, you were probably educated not to fail.
We were rewarded for good grades and penalized for…
There’s a hard truth about Latin people. We don’t know how to sell ourselves.
The Uruguayan writer Eduardo Galeano expressed a hard truth “If Beethoven had been born in Tacuarembó*, he would have only become the director of the town band.” (*Tacuarembó is an Uruguayan town)
Unfortunately, I don’t…
Making assumptions can be dangerous.
People make lots of them.
For example, it is wrong to assume that a person lacks confidence in speaking English because of their foreign accent.
Funny enough, that assumption tends to come from not multilingual speakers.
Beep beep beep beeeeeep
The sound is drilling my brain.
Beep beep beep
My right eye twitches while I stoically try to write a few lines for an article.
Beep beep beep
Time to be zen now, all the hours spent meditating must pay off at some point, shouldn’t they?
The world of multimillionaires is strange for all of us, simple mortals.
There’s mystery all around it. Only the elite knows how they really live.
Well, and their staff.
This has happened since the beginning of times, the powerful need people to work for them; they are the best in…
We tend to believe that millionaires should be the happiest people in the world. We could be rich and live happily forever.
We can’t be more wrong.
Researchers found that there’s a sweet spot of money income that provides well-being and general life satisfaction. …
Every single person living on this planet is your cousin.
The only question is to which degree.
This is what science is telling us.
It’s 1850, and this weird guy called Darwin did it again.
— He DARED to suggest that our dear God did not create us in a…