Time is a precious gift: how are you using yours?

How many times this week you found yourself gasping for air, checking your watch and worried about not being able to meet all your obligations? How many to-do lists do you have around your house? How many items are you actually able to cross off that list? We all live very busy lives, with more […]


As a child, growing up in Brazil, I remember Mother’s day being a very sad holiday for me. My mom passed away when I was 3 and I was raised by my aunt, who never made an effort to be loving – maybe she couldn’t, who knows what traumas she was dealing with. Back then, […]


“Not everything that is faced, can be changed. Nothing can be changed until it is faced.” ~James Baldwin We’ve faced 2020. It is in the history books, in the past. That cannot be changed. How will we face 2021 and the things it brings us, whether welcomed or not, in order to change them? I […]

1,095 days ago…

It’s been 3 years. 156 weeks. 1,095 days. 26,280 hours. 1,576,800 minutes… since my dad left his physical body. Interestingly enough, in one of the the Facebook groups I belong to, someone posted about grieving the loss of her mother his past Summer, and wanting to feel “normal” again. In commenting on that post, I […]