Anti-viral writings for financial resilience, location independence and meaningful relationships

Financial Resilience

Making money is just a part of the equation – and not even the most difficult one. I learned this the hard way. The most important part is to develop a mindset that will help you overcome any challenge that life will throw at you (because, sooner or later, life will drag into crisis).

I call this mindset “financial resilience”, or the ability to keep a steady income, regardless of the surrounding context.

Location Independence

In today’s world, the ability to move fast might make the difference between being blocked in an authoritarian regime, or living free.

Being location independent is not necessarily about being a digital nomad (although this is still an option), but more about being able to adapt fast to different countries and cultures, while still maintaining a balanced and fulfilling lifestyle.

Meaningful Relationships


When you think about meaningful relationships, your first thought is probably about romantic, soul-mate like encounters. While these are still valid, as an option, they’re also somehow limitative.

There’s so much more to experiment when you decide to have meaningful relationships. There’s an entire spectrum, from friendship to romantic love, and from parenting to casual acquaintances.

Latest Blog Posts

  • When Stealing Is Forced Into Legality
    I was thinking about writing something else this evening, when my attention was hijacked by a Twitter post. If you’re too lazy to click on it, I’ll give you the TLDR: San Francisco has decriminalized petty … Read more
  • The Time To Grow
    If you put a seed in the ground, and you check it out the next day, there’s nothing there. If you look at it after two days, same, nothing yet. Third day, nada. Depending on the … Read more
  • Location Independence Versus Digital Nomads – 3 Key Differences
    About 10 years ago I became what is now known as a digital nomad. About 3 years ago I became location independent. While both approaches are fulfilling and obviously more enjoyable than a fixed life, there … Read more
  • Bits And Pieces
    When was the last time you used a computer? Wait, you’re using a computing device right now, aren’t you? Of course you do, you’re reading something on it. Maybe in the background you have some music … Read more
  • The Theory Of Truth
    One year ago, if you would say that Covid-19 was artificial, man-made and leaked from a laboratory in China, you would have been labelled as a conspiracist. A “theory of conspiracy” supporter. Well, reality has this … Read more
  • Correlation Is Not Causation – But It Can Really Help With Prediction
    People use all sort of predictive technologies. Probably the most popular is meteorology. You want to have an idea about the weather, just so you know how to dress, or if an umbrella is going to … Read more
  • Modern Dragon Slayers
    Sometimes, during the Middle Ages, the inhabitants of a small village would wake up in the morning seeing their crops burned to the ground. Some stranger then would come in the village big square and tell … Read more
  • I’m So Looking Forward To The Day Crypto Won’t Be Cool Anymore
    Money is a curious construct. Not only is it the most widespread collective hallucination, but it is very hard to notice. Except when you don’t have it, obviously. When you lack it, it suddenly becomes important, … Read more
  • Indistinguishable From Magic
    Today I watched WWDC21’s opening keynote. In case you don’t know what’s this about, it’s an Apple event for developers. For a week, there are presentations with all the new APIs and SDKs that are part … Read more
  • Last Mile With Ice Cream
    There are events in our life which are to be fully experienced, and there are events which really work as “deflectors”. They are there to switch the path, to move us in a different direction. For … Read more
  • Anonymous Versus Elon Musk
    If you didn’t watch the video, I recommend you to do it, it’s only 3 minutes. But if you didn’t have the time, I’ll summarize it for your in six words: Anonymous is going for Elon … Read more
  • Rewards, Small Celebrations And Acknowledgments
    It’s Friday and a long week finally came to and end. It was an extra large week, at least that’s how I felt it, because it seems to me this Monday was actually two weeks ago. … Read more
  • Boundaries. Setting Boundaries
    You know the line: “Bond. James Bond”? I’m sure you know it. Well, that’s how you should read the title above. That’s the vibe: classy, but extremely effective, and deadly if you’re on the wrong side … Read more
  • Traveling With A Guitar
    Last month I moved from Spain to Portugal. This move was different, in the sense that a new class of objects appeared in my otherwise pretty scarce inventory: guitars. As you may already know, during this … Read more
  • If You Can’t Handle Me At My Worst, You Don’t Deserve Me At My Best
    You’ve probably read this many times about relationships. It’s quite popular as a meme or motivational poster on social media. I tend to agree with it, but, surprisingly, I believe it applies to many other things, … Read more

Know when I write something new. It’s that easy:

* indicates required