Tag Archives : life


Mario on Paul McKenna (Part #1) 4

When I thanked Paul McKenna in the acknowledgment of my second book for writing his book Change your Live in 7 Days, one of the first questions I was asked by some friends, Dutch journalists and some readers was: What happened when you read this book?

The answer to this question is so simple that it rather sounds superficial but it is just as simple as that: it changed my life in just 7 days for the better. Most of the time I looked in curious faces after answering and then I had to tell the whole story from the beginning: (more…)


Feeling Home 2

Whilst walking to the bus station yesterday I was thinking about what made me feel home at my chosen sister Ilaria’s place in Brooklyn. Was it my host family? Sure it was, no doubt about that. But how would you measure this: feeling home?

Even though there is no need to measure such things like feeling home, there was one thing that came into my mind. One thing was for me an indicator that I definitely felt home at a certain moment. By the way, that moment came very fast. Within an hour or so. (more…)