Speak Grateful, Feel Happy

  What relationship does my body have with my Happiness? As Earthlings that we all are, absolutely everything we do has to do with our body; the way we feel about our body determines the way we live.   Without this body we simply would not be on Mother Earth. The body is the vehicle that was assigned to us to come to this Feast called Life, and be able to understand the meaning … [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...]

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...]

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...]

How Exciting to Follow the After-Life Light!

  "...and as the plane re-lifted in an emergency move as we were about to land, a million images came to my mind...in the split second that followed I saw the sea through my window...but not under the horizontal airplane as it usually flies parallel to land...are we about to follow the after-life light?   We were flying perpendicularly! Oh wow!!!  I imagined a million things. Am … [Read more...]

Another Extraordinary Moment in Dubai

      Another extraordinary moment in Dubai   "...Oh my God...how cute!!!..."   ...I heard my Heart tell me as my feet got "stranded" in the sand of the each that daily witnesses my morning ritual to salute the New Day as Mr. Sun rises...   An Oriental father running with his 4-5 year old daughter were caught by my eyesight...as my whole … [Read more...]

Faith Saves Lives: Dubai Sets the Example

      When I arrived to Dubai the first time some 30 years ago, one could breathe safety and peace in the air; there was one hotel in Jebel Ali where one could go and enjoy fishing...and that was about it...   When I came in 2013 to talk about the importance of happiness at Dubai One TV and visit the Literary Festival as an author, it was truly a different … [Read more...]

Music: the Tangible Proof of the Natural Excellence within All of Us

According to the Human measuring spree, we are about to end a cycle of life, a 365 day period. Habit has it that we guide ourselves into the mood of recalling what we did and what we didn't do during that time, to set new goals, new expectations, new renewed and re-renewed vows that we might have not achieved...and so we try again and again to reach them...   "This year I will make … [Read more...]