Serene, No Matter What!

Welcome again!    FIL At the International Book Fair in Guadalajara, Mexico   I extend  you the most cordial welcome, now during the Book Fair in Guadalajara, presenting my book Spiritual Orgasms, vivid encounters in the now in my native country, Mexico.   It has been wonderful to be at this important fair, the largest in Latin America in its … [Read more...]

Awarded in London?

  Welcome Back, this time in London!     Dearest happy and not-yet-so-happy friends,     Welcome back to yet another session of The Language of a Happy Life: What is going on in my brain?   This time I have decided to share with you an incredible experience that has just happened to me.   I want to share with you how you too can … [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...]

Coming to terms with past challenges

Coming to terms with past challenges   For about the first fifteen years of my life I lived in a gloomy world...what seemed to be a life full of only challenges... Did anybody around me know it was gloomy? Well, it didn't seem so. I remember seeing the other kids in school socialise from my lonely spot during recess, fearful that someone would make fun of my corrective boots or of my … [Read more...]

Why Can’t I Find a Job?

This morning as I was gratefully picking up the beach trash as usual, something very unusual happened: a presence on my right side seemed to be mimicking my actions (bending down and picking up)... I kept on doing what I call my morning salutation to my beloved Dubai. More suddenly than not  I realized that the presence was no more and no less than a young man who silently, without any … [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...]

Stressing While De-stressing?

  You come back home "fried" from work.   There are so many things happening at the same time...   Ughhh...Decisions to take, matters to solve. You feel like running away and can't wait to get home.   As soon as you get home you see your haven: your sofa in front of your TV... "Yes! This will do! Along with a nice drink after such a long … [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...]

The Power of Permission

  When You were a kid and you wouldn't get permission from your parents to enjoy an ice cream in a cold day, what would you feel? Frustration.   Or when as a teenager you were not granted permission to go out on a date what would you feel?   Frustration.   And now that you have the capacity as an adult to make your own decisions regarding what you want or … [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...]