“The worst loneliness is to not be comfortable with yourself.” -  Mark Twain Large. That is the word now written in my clothes inner label. For the first time in my adulthood, it is large instead of small or medium and it has been scary. I still cannot believe how much weight I have gained. [...]

On giving explanations

"If we can share our story with someone who responds with empathy and understanding, shame can't survive." -Brené BrownThose who know me closely know that in the latest years I have discovered within me a fascination about reincarnation. To honor that, today I want to say that in another life I belonged to somewhere else [...]

At 32

"Never look down on anybody unless you're helping them up." -Jesse Jackson The other day I was telling a friend about recent changes of behavior that I have been experiencing. Long story short: tantrums and rants. All my life I have been the kind of person who repress feelings, emotions and opinions in order to [...]

2019 Intentions

"The secret of getting ahead is getting started." -Mark Twain For the past twenty thousand years, losing weight, paying off debt and keeping in touch with my loved ones have been among the items in my goal list at the beginning of every year. None of those goals have been significantly accomplished, of course. My [...]

The things we forgive

“The most fundamental aggression to ourselves, the most fundamental harm we can do to ourselves, is to remain ignorant by not having the courage and the respect to look at ourselves honestly and gently.” -Pema Chödrön Running away from problems and moving on. That’s how I’ve spent most of my life. I’ve never begged to [...]