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Getting ready for TIFF

Getting ready for TIFF

Those of you who know me are aware that I am TIFF (Toronto International Film Festival) bound this week! Although the film screenings start today, I’ve been in festival mode since last August.

Healing power of water

Healing power of water

Time and time again, I rush to a place by the sea when I am feeling run down. Simply resting, sunbathing, and swimming in it makes me feel better. Have you experience the same?

The Great Bell Chant

The Great Bell Chant

Do you want to end the suffering that ravages the world? take a few minutes to close your eyes listening to this chant and letting it’s teachings take root in your life. This powerful meditation helps to transform yourself, transform the world. (more…)

Vegan lime pie

Vegan lime pie

The heat is rising and I love it… yes, I like my weather hot. What can I say? must be my tropical genes. Here is a tasty treat to help you stay cool.

Hypersonic miso soup

Hypersonic miso soup

This time of weather when the temperatures changes abruptly, sometimes the unexpected cold catches me without groceries to make a hot soup. 

A meditation, a prayer for Venezuela

A meditation, a prayer for Venezuela

I refuse to feel helpless in these dark moments that we all Venezuelans are going through… Inviting everyone to kind and mindful action regardless of where we are.
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My three good amigos

My three good amigos

Let me share some of the reasons why these fabulous trio became my good friends and why I take them with me where ever I go. You may want to make them your friends too…

Becoming a food lover

Becoming a food lover

I come from a family with very humble origins. Wasting food was a big nono and meal times together were sacred. I can avoid filling a pang of guilt when I cannot finish my food in a restaurant or have to trow away perfectly good […]

Counting my 2016 blessings

Counting my 2016 blessings

Continuing this tradition of mine to review the past year and start the new year with my heart fill of gratitude and hope. Gratitude for the all the blessings and hope for new ones in 2017. (more…)

Speaking of climate action and hope

Speaking of climate action and hope

Just seems like climate change and the environment is a lot in the news, in our minds… Are you like me wondering what can we do? can we really help? is it hopeless?