Self-confidence

They told me this was a small event, just a few people who were interested in that old movement called “The New Thought”.  It would be a simple talk exposing some of my ideas and theories on quantum mechanics and the process of thought in the brain. Nothing too elaborated.

I felt very confident since a talk with a small group is something you can easily turn into a “chat among friends.” Nothing very complex to do.

As soon as I saw the back of the building where this reunion was taking place something strange began lurking in the back of my mind. This looked more like the backstage of an old theatre, but well, how could I know the way things were handled here, it was a very different country on the other side of the planet and customs were very different, so I didn´t ask anything to my hosts. Continue reading

My monster is always uglier

My aunt used to wait for my mother to come back from work sitting by the window and always in a big stress.

Instead of visualising her surrounded by a protective light, or arriving home happy and unharmed, my aunt used to imagine the worst accidents and incidents you could imagine.

Every ambulance she heard passing in the street, she imagined that my mother was in there, she spent every evening with anguish and of course she was constantly with liver problems due to such much stress. Continue reading