On being

The Currency Behind Being Human

Media companies, advertising agencies and retail are suffering. Insta-sensations are thriving. We are addicted to our phones. No one really knows how to price, or market themselves any longer. In other words, there’s flux everywhere. Why is everything such a mess? The thing is, we are different. We used to like perfection. We actually thought […]

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The Missing Memos: Nine Things I Wish I Knew a Bit Earlier

Have you ever felt as if you’ve missed up on important memos regarding, well…  life? Perhaps someone got your address wrong, the media got in the way or something happened to the messenger that was supposed to deliver the right messages. The consequences are clear. You are caught fully off guard. …Or maybe you are […]

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Life as a piñata: a reflection on cultural assimilation

I grew up in Mexico, a city drowned by myths, legends and ghosts, celebrating death with music and bright colors, and believing that the spirits of the departed co-exist among the living with their own role in the life of those who love them, and won’t let them go. I would attend mass, and look […]

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The silent language of objects

Objects: Man made items that own us. They contain emotions, and they have the power to freeze certain moments of life while reminding us of who we were, who we have become, or who we want to be. I often stare at people as they peek through window displays. Children look at them with their eyes full […]

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Happy thoughts for tough days with a touch of darkness 

You know how there are days when nothing really makes sense, and the simple act of getting out of bed requires an extra effort? Yeah. I had one of those not long ago, and although I searched for the people that usually recharge me, it just didn’t help. Sometimes it’s so hard to turn emotions into […]

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