Miguel


Air, Rocks & Diamonds

As a human being you were born with a hidden compulsion. A transparent inclination, like your constant breathing. Most people spend their whole lives without noticing it. I call it the compulsion to fill voids. When we encounter stretches of silence in conversation, a lightweight suitcase, or a big plate in a buffet… something inside […]

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Maxims & Aphorisms

“The best ingredient in any dish is hunger.”   “We live under the illusion that we are guaranteed to grow old.”   “Being humble is not downplaying your virtues, it is understanding you deserve no credit for the gifts you were given and are expected to share forward.”   “I despise the saying “back to […]

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Your Gift to the Rest of Us

I say what I say and live the way I do because it´s what wants to be expressed through me. I don´t believe it is the right way for others, nor necessarily a good life for others. It´s just my path. I don´t even know why I love the things I do. I have come […]

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Timeless books (a shortlist)

The following is a selection of books amongst multiple hundred, that made a strong positive impression on me that has stayed years after.   I consider all books below 9/10 or 10/10. It was hard (very hard!) to live out the many 8s.   If you know of a book that may change my life […]

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Infollution

(This article was published as post in BookVim, a book video blog project I ran in 2009/2010. Interestingly, the project was discontinued.) There is too much noise in the world. We hear about environmental pollution every day, but in my day to day life I feel more impacted by information pollution. Radio screaming, T.V. un-demanded, […]

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On energy and maturity

It seems that the older you get, the less expendable energy you have. This may have a side effect on making unworthy uses of energy all the more unappealing. The expectation of having to shoulder the negative consequences makes the whole move too tiresome to even initiate. The outer manifestation can look like maturity, temperance, […]

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On Happiness

From my life experience, it doesn’t seem like sustainable happiness is possible. I haven’t been successful at it for more than a few days or weeks, nor have I met anyone who never faltered. Those that seemed always happy, have always proven to end up ‘falling from grace’ sooner or later. If this is true […]

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On Expectations

When I expect something to happen successfully (a sale, a deal, a date… any outcome), more often than not it works out that way. When I expect failure, he usually comes my way. Why? The source of my positive expectation comes from the intuitive knowledge that all the foundations for the outcome are in place. […]

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Familia

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Primavera

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