She told me that she heard it from dozens of people that this was a men’s market, and she would have no business there. How dare she think she could break through this barrier?
I have been reflecting a lot about this. I guess it is a natural reflection when your life has gone through so many changes. Having moved countries again a couple of years back, I went through a lot of adjusting, a lot of diving into different cultures, dynamics, a lot of introducing myself and receiving […]
He was 5 years old when I was born, and she was only 4. It didn’t take me long to understand that he needed all of the attention he could get from my mother. It didn’t take her long to generously offer me her protection. His name is Renato, my oldest brother. Her name is […]
Fortunately of unfortunately, we need to remember that we are not powerful enough to be able to generate happiness or unhappiness in someone else’s life. Happiness is within each of us all the time and it does not depend on other’s decisions or actions. Being happy is all about recognizing small and great things that work […]
As I was retrieving all of my holiday season and winter gear from storage, I couldn’t help but think about all of the New Year’s Resolutions conversations we are about to have in the next month and a bit. When a cycle gets to the end and a new one is about to begin, it […]
I remember once arriving at a college in Florida, my 15th Birthday gift, and finding a group of teens who did nothing but complaining about the rules, the food, the teachers, the level exam, and everything else. As I was arriving, super excited about the whole trip, I chose not to let that colour my […]
His name is Antonio, a 12 year old boy, born and raised in Brazil. He is the sweetest guy, loved by a legion of friends, surrounded by playful cousins, and who always filled each his many family member’s hearts with pride and joy. Moving to Ontario, last July, was probably the most exciting and challenging […]
Image Source: Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea – HI On my first blog post, I talked about having faced many challenges working for a hotel. You may be wondering what can be so challenging about working at some of the most gorgeous and pleasant places on the face of our planet. Looking from outside, […]