Tag: Love

The power of true friendship… looking into my memories

I grew up with a fantastic group of friends.  Some of them are part of my life since I was 5 years old (really we met in kindergarten!).  Others were added to the circle as we grew up, however, we, all together, go back… Continue Reading “The power of true friendship… looking into my memories”

Affirmations to start your day the best way

An affirmation can be defined as the practice of positive thinking and self-empowerment—fostering a belief that “a positive mental attitude supported by affirmations will achieve success in anything.” For years I kept hearing about affirmation and the powerful transformations that can cause in our… Continue Reading “Affirmations to start your day the best way”

Question of the Week: What song or songs remind you of your younger self or of a specific time in your life?

This question has been on my mind for a very long time, the reason I think this question often pops in my head is that I have vivid memories that are strongly attached to specific songs, each time I hear these songs, my soul… Continue Reading “Question of the Week: What song or songs remind you of your younger self or of a specific time in your life?”

Recipe of the Week… Chicken Wings with Potatoes… YUM!

This week I would like to share a quick, easy-peasy, uncomplicated meal that I usually cook when I need a fast meal and an even faster clean-up. For the chicken wings: 2lbs chicken wings 1 tbsp olive oil 1 tbsp avocado oil Salt and… Continue Reading “Recipe of the Week… Chicken Wings with Potatoes… YUM!”

Question of the week…

I have been thinking about ways to engage with you, the reader, and have decided to do, every Thursday, a “Question of the Week” segment, in which I will ask a fun, insightful, interesting and hopefully smart question that will challenge you to answer… Continue Reading “Question of the week…”

6 Tips on how to support your kids in school…

It is usual for us parents to have high expectations for our kids at school. I have always said to my kids over and over that their main responsibility is to study and do their best at school. I, as a parent, expect my… Continue Reading “6 Tips on how to support your kids in school…”

The joy of running wild…

(Above are my two sons, at this time 11 and 8, last summer, and right behind is my Dad) I was born in Panama, and my kids have been able to go back every vacation for a few weeks.  They stay with my parents,… Continue Reading “The joy of running wild…”

Happy 15th Wedding Anniversary!

Today is our 15th Wedding Anniversary.  It has been a crazy, wonderful, inspiring, and daring journey.  When I first think about it it seems like the time has flown by, but when I look deeper it has been a long ride to where we… Continue Reading “Happy 15th Wedding Anniversary!”

A poem to share: A Short Story

I have been revisiting my past journals looking for some inspiration and I found this poem which I wrote when I was 22 years old (it feels like a lifetime ago).  It’s hard to connect with the feeling of sorrow and heartache that I… Continue Reading “A poem to share: A Short Story”

First Book Review of 2020!

“The Bookshop of Yesterdays” was an incredible read. It was funny, dramatic, sad, insightful, hopeful, romantic, and for the avid reader, an adventure through books and their meaning in our lives. I recommend this book to anyone who wants to have an adventure of… Continue Reading “First Book Review of 2020!”