This year, more than any other, I am fascinated by the human capacity to live in the most unexpected conditions. This virus is undoubtedly a new form of war, of armed conflict, and we are each fighting with the weapons at our disposal, revealing - sometimes - the best of our combativeness, trying to ride the waves of our fears and discouragement in front of an insidious and deadly enemy, physically, morally and economically.



There is nothing I could offer you that you don't already have, but there are many things that I cannot give and that you can take (...)

The darkness of the world is only a shadow. Behind it, yet within our reach, is joy. Behind this darkness there is an ineffable splendor and joy, if we could only see it. (...) In these days of Christmas, I greet you, not in the way the world sends greetings, but with the prayer that for you, now and forever, the day will dawn and the shadows will flee."

My hope for the end of 2020 is that the shadows of the virus will recede and disappear, and that a new day will dawn...

危機 or crisis in Chinese, Japanese and Korean juxtaposes 危 which means "danger" and 機 "opportunity".

What if this major crisis we are going through was an opportunity and a chance to reinvent ourselves?

Opinion piece 

Good news!

Some good news 2022 because at Brain Booster we are optimistic. It is when we least believe in it that the real changes begin...

Opinion piece 

Where Do We Go From Here? Chaos or community?

Today is a national holiday in the US. And guess what... America is honoring the birthday of Martin Luther King, the man who has relentlessly fought for the end of racial segregation, actively contributed to passing the Civil Rights Act and the Voting Rights Act. Nobel Prize for Peace in 1964, he was assassinated 4 years later.

Opinion piece 

Choose to be grateful

It is not that I am really a big fan of traditional holidays and celebrations... but Thanksgiving is my favorite. Not because of the turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes and the cranberry celebrating the first harvest of the Mayflower pilgrims...
but for taking a pause to reflect back on the past year and for what we can be grateful for.