How starting the new year with the flu was an enlightening experience

Ringing the New Year is always a time of reflection, a time where you wish the best energy and health to those around you. So when I started this new year with the Flu, I couldn’t help but wonder what Karmic energy did I have to receive the new year sick in bed. Needless to say, I also spent my birthday with the virus and being home-bound for two weeks helped me realize a couple of things about sickness in such symbolic time of the year. Continue reading “How starting the new year with the flu was an enlightening experience”

Why I’m Hooked on the Nutrition Culture

Growing up in Mexico, I wasn’t conscious of the food my family would put on the table. I only knew I had to make sure to finish my plate, which, at that time my family had the Mexican staple diet revolving around corn, meat, rice, and lots of soups. It wasn’t until I moved to Boston for school that my nutrition was entirely up to me.

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How I define the “passion” spectrum

I don’t know if I’m losing myself or finding myself, maybe a little of both. I feel like I am constantly on the verge of something, an ideal, a goal. I have been striving for success at my career, my health and body, and my personal projects. I feel like my flow of work goes and comes in this passion-addiction spectrum. It starts with the passion for that ideal, then some days it becomes obsessive, and I am yet to cross the line to an addictive state. Continue reading “How I define the “passion” spectrum”