Takeaways from Matthew McConaughey’s Greenlights

By: Gabriela Yareliz I love a good biography. The more unconventional the life, the better. I think there is something powerful about learning from other’s experiences and also expanding your world beyond how you were raised and conditioned. I was fascinated by Greenlights, as it lays out philosophies intertwined with McConaughey’s life experiences. His voiceContinue reading “Takeaways from Matthew McConaughey’s Greenlights”

Clarity

Excerpt from The Clarity Cleanse, by Dr. Habib Sadeghi: “The more we reach for clarity, the more space we create in our consciousness. The more space we create, the more room there is inside of us for love to expand and grow. Love is a natural state of being, the divine state of being. WhenContinue reading “Clarity”

Lost Generation

  By: Gabriela Yareliz Gertrude was a mentor and friend to Ernest Hemingway, and he speaks of her in his memoir, A Moveable Feast, fondly yet realistically, as one can only do when you know someone and his or her intricacies very well. She is known to have coined the phrase, “a lost generation.” Many say this describesContinue reading “Lost Generation”

Viviendo [living]: Adamari Lopez

By: Gabriela Yareliz Today, I finished Viviendo, by Puerto Rican actress Adamari Lopez (one of my favorite actresses from childhood). It was a masterful story-telling of her life so far; from when she was born to her meeting and being pursued by Luis Fonsi, her engagement to Fonsi, her telenovela success, her being diagnosed withContinue reading “Viviendo [living]: Adamari Lopez”

Heartwarming Life

By: Gabriela Yareliz Today has been a heartwarming day. I had great conversations with people, ate lunch outside with Felicia under the sunshine (which was struggling against the clouds to get some rays out)… By the Reitz Union I made a card with an organization called “Friends For Life” which does cards for pediatric cancer patients.Continue reading “Heartwarming Life”

Oscar Wilde

By: Gabriela Yareliz It is Wednesday, and it feels like a sleep-deprived Monday. How sad is that? It is indeed sad. Here are some awesome Wilde quotes (wink). “Every saint has a past and every sinner has a future.” * “Keep love in your heart. A life without love is like a sunless garden whenContinue reading “Oscar Wilde”