When my husband and I got married, I knew we would be living over 8,000 miles away from my family, back in the 1980s keeping in touch was not easy.
The person I missed most was my mom. I managed, however, to keep our relationship close and lines of communication open, but since I lived 25 hours away from her, and, at the time, with a small family, and no funds to visit regularly, I missed a lot of special moment with her.
I am originally from Mexico, John from England, but when we got married, John was working in Australia so we started our married life and family in Melbourne, leaving our families far behind.
Continue reading “How Do Other Countries Spoil Mom on Mother’s Day?”
President Donald Trump wants to build a “big, beautiful wall” along the rest of the 2,000 miles southern border between the U.S. and Mexico to keep out dangerous, undocumented immigrants, but will a ‘beautiful’ wall be the best way to reduce illegal immigration?
The 2,000 miles wall consists of fences, concrete barricades, gunboats, drones and SUVs. It includes uninhabited desert, major cities and the Grande River.
Back in 2000 my family and I decided to spend some time in San Diego, California while conducting business in Tijuana, Mexico. As our sons grew up speaking English, San Diego was a convenient location at the time.
We were among the many people crossing the border every day. People cross the border for work, school or holidays. But returning to the US was stressful.
Continue reading “How Can A Wall Reduce Illegal Immigration?”
Cancer can be a frightening and stressful time from the moment the doctors diagnose this condition. There is fear of the unknown and concern about what is going to happen next. It is difficult to know what to say or how to approach the subject, especially if they are close to us, but what is important is that they know we are here to support and offer encouragement.
The doctors diagnosed breast cancer to one of my dearest friend in Mexico. From the moment I heard the news, I couldn’t believe it happened to her. She is one of the few persons I know who has the jolliest and positive outlook of life.
As I live in Australia, I didn’t hear the news directly from her; I had to take some time to process the situation and to cope with my emotions about the diagnosis before I contacted her.
Continue reading “How to comfort a faraway friend who was just diagnosed with breast cancer?”
Are you looking for a sure method to move you toward what you intuitively know is imaginable possible? Have you been looking for ways to manifest everything you desire with clear instructions?
For years I have been reading many personal development books. Thanks to those books I have learned great positive-thinking techniques. However, my past efforts to make any lasting change in my life – physical, emotional and spiritual – have fallen short of the ideal of myself that I imagined.
I found Dr. Joe Dispenza, author of Breaking the Habit of Being Yourself – How to Lose Your Mind and Create a New One, on YouTube.
Dr Dispenza is a renowned author, speaker, researcher, and chiropractor who combines the fields of quantum physics, neuroscience, brain chemistry, biology, and genetics. He featured in the award-winning film What the Bleep Do We Know and has been educating people about the functions of the human brain.
I happened to choose a video where he was talking about helping people who overcame significant health conditions such as Multiple Sclerosis. Sadly, one of my sons has this disease, so I started to pay close attention to what he had to say.
Continue reading “How to Lose Your Mind and Create a New One – Book Review”
Are you exciting about what Artificial Intelligence can do for humanity or are you concerned?
I just finished reading “The Innovators: How a Group of Hackers, Geniuses, and Geeks Created the Digital Revolution“ by Walter Isaacson. At the end of the book he talks in more detail about Artificial Intelligence which I found very interesting.
I like very much Isaacson writing style. I thoroughly enjoyed reading his exclusive biography of Steve Jobs. It gave me a real understanding of Job’s personality and achievements.
I enjoyed The Innovators book because it covers both the technology and the people behind the technology.
Isaacson manages to provide a good balance about the endless debates about who did what, when, where, who “borrowed” ideas from whom, and who deserves the amount of credit for different things.
Continue reading “Will AI Replace Humans or Become Their Partners?”