Searching for answers to empower empaths and those who love them

“I need to tell you something important about me; I am an empath.” Those were my friend Travis’ words as he opened up to me one afternoon in March.

When you first meet Travis, you notice right away that…

All the world is a stage and we are merely players.” — William Shakespeare

Last Friday, India’s Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, became “emotional” during an online interaction with healthcare workers struggling with the country’s COVID-19 crisis. But despite Modi’s emotional moment, he failed to convince his fellow citizens, who for…

Hola Gaby, ¡Qué bonito artículo! I'm from Venezuela and we also express our love and appreciation with food.

Your article brought back so many memories. I remember when I was growing up my mom would always offer food to any of my friends who happened to be in the house at lunch or dinner time.

I now live in the U.S. and try to do the same when I can. It's such a nice way to show appreciation; although it can also be misunderstood in different cultural contexts.

Lately I've been thinking a lot about cultural differences. It's so interesting how in Latin America we prefer to show with our behaviors that we care for someone instead of just saying it. Yes, food is love!

I don't know if it is good or bad, but as you say in your article, it's just the way things are...

¡Buen provecho!


Marco Aponte-Moreno

Half actor; half professor. Proud immigrant. Franco-Venezuelan-American. Live in Berkeley with two gringos and one dog. Hablo español. Je parle français.

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store