I’d rather be crazy….

and happy, than being normal and boring. That was the thought that crossed my mind while I passed by a bus stop and observed how people were looking at me in a sort of disbelief: It was snowing, minus two degrees, very early in the morning and this lady is running and smiling like crazy…

Declutter Your Mind…Declutter Your Life

I’m sitting right now in my favorite place in the living room: At my writing desk, gazing at the wonderful forest that happen to be right in front of my house. I took a small break to observe my surroundings: I like to see my living space tidy, clean, organized… nothing should be out of…

The Compounding Effect

Doing small actions everyday have a compounding effect. This term is widely used in the financial sector to describe what happens to every dollar you put as investment at a certain interest rate which keeps being reinvested and accumulating earnings over every dollar invested over time. We can apply the same concept to the small…

The Myth of Work-Life Balance

Ohh yes! come to me, work-life balance. The mantra we hear over and over again. Everybody that has corporate, industrious kind of job, knows that this is some sort of aspiring living style… a promised land of balance, prosperity and well-being. Where does this idea came from? Although it appears to be New Age, the…

La Belleza está en lo Pequeño

En un mundo que está obsesionado con el crecimiento indiscriminado y la acumulación material, yo me mantengo en la creencia fiel de que menos, es más. No seré la voz más popular, pero soy una voz de todas formas. Hace unos días, leí en un artículo de economía acerca de los países “ganadores” y “perdedores”…

The Gems of Flims, Switzerland

This is a special summer. To be able to travel to far destinations for pure pleasure and discovery has been restricted to us due to a “Global health threat” a.k.a Coronavirus. As a passionate traveler, this year has been quite hard for me to digest. No nice beaches to visit; no exotic cities; no trendy…

Espontaneidad v.s. Rutina…¿Aliados o Enemigos?

No podemos negar que nos encantan las rutinas. El hombre es rutinario por naturaleza. Está en nuestro DNA. Desde hace mucho tiempo atrás me he preguntado porqué tenemos tanta obsesión por las rutinas… ¿Porqué son tan importantes para nosotros? ,¿Porqué nos gusta convertir nuestra vida en repetidos rituales? De alguna manera creo que es una…

What is the big deal about habits?

Habits are a trending topic nowadays. Everywhere you look, you get confronted by a lot of advertising encouraging you to get the “good habits” and to stop the “bad habits”. You can find hundreds of books in the bookstores or Amazon: “Habits for success”, “Atomic habits”, “Every single day, get smarter, better and faster by…