The stories we tell ourselves

I fight the biggest battles in my bed at night. There’s something about silence that welcomes past and future into my sheets. Present. I can rarely live in the present, … Continue reading The stories we tell ourselves

On why you should create an Alter-Ego

I contain so many versions of myself… You’d be surprised. The version that the outside world gets of me depends on a mix of external triggers –the right energy, the … Continue reading On why you should create an Alter-Ego

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On balance, and vertigo

Anyone whose goal is ‘something higher’, must expect someday to suffer vertigo. What is vertigo? Fear of falling? No. Vertigo is something other than fear of falling. It’s the voice … Continue reading On balance, and vertigo

Journey through Art

In a society where everything has a price-tag attached to it, what is the value of an emotion? December is the most important month of the year in Miami. All … Continue reading Journey through Art

The Surrealism of Catastrophe: Hurricane Irma

We read daily stories regarding natural disasters, war, or dictatorships and see them as something so distant. It’s the first time I live a natural disaster of this kind, and … Continue reading The Surrealism of Catastrophe: Hurricane Irma

What are we so afraid of, anyway?

As I keep refreshing the news tab on what has become my favorite search term –hurricane Irma– I can't help but wonder, what are we so afraid of, anyway? I … Continue reading What are we so afraid of, anyway?

We Need Less Influencers, And More Poets

We like; we comment; we follow and unfollow; we tag… or not. We choose our emoticons carefully; we quietly observe certain profiles, yet engage with others. We measure our influence, … Continue reading We Need Less Influencers, And More Poets

Let’s Talk About Costa Rica: A Journey of Friendship and Discovery

What does a Colombian actress and model, Victoria Secret’s first Latin American Angel, a celebrity stylist, and I have in common? We are passionate for our roots and have a … Continue reading Let’s Talk About Costa Rica: A Journey of Friendship and Discovery