Picking A Good Anchor

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Rough patches are bound to happen. The assumption that life will be a smooth ride is not only wrong, but also toxic. Going forward expecting to be all songs and birds will set us for some big disappointments. The only constant in the Universe is change, they say, and they are right. Another wrong assumption … Read more

Debt Is Death

Debt is a promise for a certain amount of future, not-yet-realized income, in exchange for the same amount, plus some extra. The extra is paid for the convenience of having the sum available immediately. Debt is usually paid back in regular installments, for weeks, months or years, each installment containing a certain combination of the … Read more

Good Habits Die Hard

One of the most resilient habits I created in the last decade is my morning yoga routine. Don’t get your hopes too high, I’m not a master yet, and I assure you will never see me doing Van Damme style splits any time soon. But I do at least 10 minutes of yoga – if … Read more

Skills You Didn’t Need 150 Years Ago, But You Need Now

The world moves at an incredible pace. We already ran out of letters to denominate generations, with Gen Z. (to name the future ones, we will probably use global events, like the “Covid generation”). This speed brings incredible civilization advancements, from technology to medicine, but it also brings very serious challenges. Although we are living … Read more

We Can Only Connect The Dots Backwards

You can’t connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something – your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the difference … Read more

Movie Review: The Squid Game

I’m not very quick to jump on hyped movies or tv shows. I remember I saw Titanic 3 years after it was launched. La Casa de Papel, probably after 2 years. So, when The Squid Game appeared on Netflix, I wasn’t very keen to watch it. I briefly looked at the trailer, but didn’t get … Read more