Category: Food for thought

The unquestionable beauty

The unquestionable beauty
We have always said that beauty is a subjective appraisal. To this day, scholars of aesthetics and philosophers have failed to agree on its definition,since,according to them,the beauty is not defined, but recognized,hence the famous quote: “beauty is in the eye of the beholder.” By being relative, there is no universal standard,but perhaps we all... Read more »

Life in a Smart Phone

Life in a Smart Phone
While returning from a pleasure trip to Mexico, my cell phone was taken out of  my luggage at the airport… nothing else was missing , except the device, with its corresponding battery charger. The incident was sour, no doubt, but it is not that what it matters this time. What worries me is that I... Read more »

Beyond New Year's resolutions

Beyond New Year's resolutions
In this New Year’s season, most of us make new and generally good resolutions: learning a language, signing up in the gym and practicing some sport, starting a diet or spending more time on truly important, rather than urgent ones, along with another list of good intentions that begin with “being more …” and ”... Read more »
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APAPACHO : Duty-free product

APAPACHO : Duty-free product
Thirteen days have gone by since I came on vacations to my land of birth : Mexico. Every time I’m here, my senses seem to be intensified. The colors, shapes, flavors, textures, sounds, everything, absolutely everything, takes on a different dimension that surrounds and shakes me and for some reason – probably living away from... Read more »

Something good to say

Something good to say
This last Sunday I received from a dear old friend who I see occasionally for geographic reasons, but with whom I have regular communication by any means, a story that left me, in spite of her always characteristic positivism, astonished and sad, for it was detected in situ cancer in her left breast – fortunately... Read more »

Forgiveness: infallible medicine

Forgiveness: infallible medicine
A couple of days ago I had the pleasure of celebrating, along with nine other women, the closure of a program that – like everything in life if we open our arms to receive the best of it – came at the right time: it was about eleven modules focused on forgiveness and reconciliation. It... Read more »
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Conditional friendship

Conditional friendship
We often say that pure friendship is unconditional, excludes judgments and can prevail throughout time. We think of it inherently to the concepts of trust, honesty, complicity, acceptance of virtues and weaknesses, ability to listen, etc. We visualize it as an unparalleled understanding where words are unnecessary and ponder it as the ability to share... Read more »

Compared to whom ?

Compared to whom ?
In our daily lives and as an automatic action, we all tend to compare. We use this tool, mostly to explain or make something understandable, anything. When we have difficulty convincing others about certain theories or when our interlocutor is skeptical of our thesis, even if it is verifiable, we use this mechanism – the... Read more »

Until Facebook do us apart

Until Facebook do us apart
Five years ago, a new friend who stunned me with his charisma came into my life. I could initially describe him as enigmatic, creative, witty, modern, original and very knowledgeable. With a seductive nature and indescribable charm, this character of whose existence few want to deprive, provides an infallible sense of belonging and suggests that... Read more »
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Elections with literacy

Elections with literacy
Yesterday was election day in this country, which has hosted me for over a year and in which I am a resident with a working visa,      not a citizen; that is why I cannot vote … And to be honest, I’m happy for now about it, since even though I could have done... Read more »