Stop Trying

It sounds counterintuitive. After all, we spend most of our lives trying. Trying to be a good person, a good wife, husband, friend, parent, employee. We always try so hard to be liked and recognized. What if once and for all, we just stop trying? The pursue of perfection can get quite nasty. How much…

Impresiones de Japón

Japón es inolvidable en muchos sentidos. Seguro que la mayoría de las personas que han tenido la oportunidad de visitarlo estarán de acuerdo conmigo. Visité Japón en Mayo del 2017, pero aún lo recuerdo como si fuese ayer. El confinamiento de las semanas recientes me ha hecho abrir el archivo de mis viajes más preciados,…

The Secrets of Nature: Lessons From a Shinny Yellow Buttercup

Walks in the forest are my remedy to get clarity of mind. Every time that I have the privilege to do it, the nature teaches me a new insight; it gives me new inspirations about life. For me, nature is the best teacher, and the best designer that will ever exist. In one of my…

Confesiones Del Escritor…Historias Que Cobran Vida

Justo lo dijo Carlos Fuentes: Escribir, es un acto solitario, muchas veces incluso aterrador. Te sientas en frente de un papel en blanco, y nunca sabes lo que va a ocurrir. No tienes idea, de cómo es que la cosa va a terminar. ¿Quién es la mano creadora, la que guía en estos momentos la…

Earth day: My wake up call

Yesterday, we celebrated our beloved Earth. This is the only place we know as our Home and probably, the only place we will ever know. Our little Home, compared to the vast Cosmos, it´s so precious to us, but at the same time, we have been ignoring it, taking it for granted… For many years….

Daring Greatly…

Is not the critic who counts, not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually on the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly; who errs,…

The Coach-Leader: Empower others to become leaders of their own Life

When you think about the word “Leader” what comes to your mind? The classical style of leadership has taught us that leaders show us the way: They represent a common goal, vision or ideal, which people identify with and therefore they follow the leaders call for action. One type of leadership that hasn’t been the…

Suiza, mi segundo hogar

Las montañas. Hay algo inexorablemente misterioso y encantador en las montañas. Las considero como un monumento a lo mágico y místico. Hay tantas preguntas que nos hacemos como humanos, y tantos de nosotros que buscamos esa respuesta en la paz de las montañas. Suiza ha sido mi casa en los últimos 10 años. Siempre quise…

Are we getting happier?

Close to where I live, there is a small but beautiful park on the top of the hill, called Baldegg. It was a sunny Sunday afternoon when I went there for a walk. Many families were around, kids and dogs alike, running everywhere. The small restaurant nearby was at full service: Parents, old couples, young…