In a World Built by Lies, Have the Courage to Speak your Truth

Language is possibly one of the most powerful tools for survival in our human nature. It is only possible through language to live in communities, form entire civilizations and transcend the animal kingdom by being able to convert an idea into matter through the explicit use of our spoken language.  We create our own world…

The Benefits of Self-Authoring

I write a journal with personal reflections since I’m 7. Life was never easy, but to have a space where I could reflect and write about my whereabouts and my feelings certainly made things clearer to me. Some people call it journaling, writing in a diary, that kind of stuff. Although self-authoring is quite different,…

How to Tune Out Social Media and Tune Into What Gives Your Life Purpose 

No one can deny that we’re living in a digital world. Day by day, we’re spending more and more of our time staring at screens: checking updates on social media on our smartphones, checking emails from work on our laptops, and watching videos from famous influencers on our tablets. Without realizing it, we’ve allowed an…

How To Keep Going When Motivation Is Not Around The Corner

Everybody has experienced those days: You wake up and feel low. You don´t understand why; just the night before, you were planning your next day and looking forward to it with anticipation. But then it came a bad night. Maybe you couldn´t sleep as good as you wanted; or simply woke up the next morning…

How To Deal With Writer’s Block?

One of the scariest things about writing is when you sit in front of a blank page and you feel paralyzed. What am I supposed to write? I stare at the blank page in front of my screen for a while. Isn’t it ironic, that when I am doing other things, like cleaning, cooking, or…

On The Road To Transformation

Many people believe transformation means chaos and uncertainty, but actually, the real transformation comes from a source of stillness. On my usual jogging trail in my beloved forest, I couldn’t stop admiring the wonderful stream of autumn colors- the colors of transformation: The once summer bright green dominating the trees scenery being transformed into different…

Women And Career: Can We Have It All?

I confess I used to have a romantic idea about my role of being a woman. When I was a young girl, I loved to play with dolls. I dressed them, fed them and made stories about their lives and whereabouts of their days. I took quite intuitively my role of mother and main caregiver…

Why I Started Writing? (And Never Plan to Stop!)

I started writing when I was seven years old. I still remember when my parents took me to the supermarket to do the weekly shopping, how fascinated I was by the office supplies section: Full of colorful notebooks and pens from all sizes and textures. Still today, I can spend hours just checking out agendas,…

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…