Our Desire to “Become…”

Ever since we were little, people always told us there is a series of activities we need to cross off of our life’s to-do list. Our dissatisfaction with living in the moment makes us want to work for a new “level” of our lives, which usually does more harm than good. We are constantly aiming […]

Different Perspectives of Freedom

Freedom is a word that signifies a right to some but a dream to others. While I watched a series called Attack on Titan during winter break, this topic was often highlighted in diverse ways by the characters. Eren, the main character, is best described as impulsive, loyal and passionate. “If you win, you live. […]

A Day for Women

Women deserve and want a world where we have an equal future free of stigmas, stereotypes, and violence; the strength that a women’s movement  achieved throughout the world crosses borders, cultural, economic, and ideological differences of any kind. If women and men all over the world get together to join forces they could be able […]

The Importance of Being Grateful

Being grateful is essential to appreciating and enjoying life. We must appreciate who we are, what we have, what we have achieved, the people around us, etc. It makes us live in harmony with our environment and with a high degree of well-being. If we get carried away by negative thoughts, they can begin to […]

A Day Full of Jokes

A few days after Christmas, on the 28th, we commemorate “El Día de Los Inocentes” or Day of the Innocent, by pulling pranks on other people. What most people don’t know is that this day comes from a Christian event. The story starts more than 2,000 years ago, when King Herode found out about The […]

Christmas in the Dominican Republic

We are in one of the most exciting times of the year: the birth of our Lord Jesus Christ. However, in recent times, the Christmas holidays have taken on a more commercial and less religious meaning.   Christmas is celebrated in every part of the world, with several customs and rituals. Still, these different ways […]