Bananas and Hugs

Good morning from this wonderful country at the foot of the Himalayas: Bhutan.   This is a country with less than 800,000 inhabitants guided by a beloved king, since it has institutionalized the GNH (gross national happiness) that puts the growth of the country on the bases of solid values that guarantee the happiness of the country.   For those who visit us here for the … [Read more...]

Have to? I choose to!

  Good morning from Mexico, my native country!   What a joy to be able to greet you from this colorful land to continue with our talk about the importance of how we speak ... provoking our serene reality ...   For those who have not been with us from the beginning, I would like to offer you the most cordial welcome, asking you to check in my blog on May 8th the … [Read more...]

Should? Just Listen

  Hello from Croatia!   Welcome to The Language of a Happy Life Workshop, today focusing on the virus Should and its antidote Listen It is a delight for me to greet you from a country that has surprised me intensely... wowww...   I am here in a week of joy, where 60 of us united during the Yacht Week to celebrate life, friendship, nature... the … [Read more...]

No But!

We create the bubble we  live in according to our thoughts   Good Morning!   It is a pleasure for me to greet you from Dubai and wish you all a Ramadan Kareem Welcome back to the course The Language of a Happy Life!   If you are reading this, then we are in tune, walking together in this fun path that is this party called life is.   Maybe you're not … [Read more...]

Something for Nothing?

  Are you operating under the umbrella of Something for Nothing?   The media is bombarding us with a myriad of “to do’s”, “should have’s”, “must be’s” and “unfair, we must protest!”   The real challenge is: are we aware of what is taking over us?   How often do you hear a parent say to his just college-graduating offspring: “You can’t accept that job for only US … [Read more...]

What is Gratitude and How Can I Practice It?

  "Say thank you!" would say my Mom crossed, prompting me to appreciate a service that had been rendered to me during my childhood growing up in Mexico in the hopes that I would learn the power of gratitude.   Immediately sensing that if I didn't answer the way she wanted I would get in trouble I would timidly say: "...thank you..."   Is This Gratitude?   Not … [Read more...]

Flowers and Garbage

  As the cool breeze started to caress the impressively fertile green mountains in the Mount Liban province marking my return to Dubai, I could feel my 'temptation to nag' almost saying:   "...oh, but I don't want to leave..."   The joy I was feeling didn't allow me to emit the "but" word, keeping instead the sweet flavor of the enriching feeling produced by Mrs. Cool … [Read more...]

Are You a Terrorist in the Name of Peace?

  Orlando. A gay Club... A muslim Afghan sprays the party makers with bullets, killing 50 and injuring 50.   Chaos... Fear... Rage ... Anger...   As I entered my Pilates class here in Dubai, I see one of our classmates pale with red eyes. She had been crying...   "Did you hear what is happening in America? WHY IS IT ALWAYS LIKE THIS??? Why did he have to be an Arab … [Read more...]

Choose Not to Be a Passive Terrorist

June 12, 2016. Orlando blast. A young American of Afghan descent, a confused man fed by intense hatred for who knows what reason chooses to spray bullets in a gay bar In Orlando, Florida, ending the life of dozens of innocent people gathered by music to celebrate life.   June 28, 2016. Istanbul airport, early morning twin bomb attacks take the life of almost 50 persons, bringing to a … [Read more...]

Applying Love…

As I was being written by the book who wrote me, Spiritual Orgasms in the Now, I used to be inspired also by the music of the famous Lebanese composer Khaled Mouzannar… and I used to feel his presence as my fingers would write my soul’s feelings and imagine he was there, next to me, painting beautiful colors in my verses…   I decreed I would meet him and tell him what kind of amazing … [Read more...]