I refuse to bait you into reading my work

Taking a step back from social media products, I’m noticing the trend of algorithms running companies into the ground. I, for one, used to enjoy Pinterest and Instagram until it became about gaming the algorithm and getting views. I deleted both…

Sovereignty of self

I may get a lot of flack for this, and it may cost me to speak out against the patterns I’m observing spread around the world, but it’s time to talk about it. As I continue to work with my client’s around the world, I see the…

Humans Succumb To Pressure If Not Refocused

If there’s anything I’ve seen over the last months, it is that humans in our current age are fragile. This is due to a mix of indoctrination, education, biology, and background. We are wired to be communal in our approaches and to follow…

Well, as usual, my timeline since my last post has been pushed back for the umpteenth time. Mostly because I have focused on life, family, and career growth over the last few months, now that I am mostly settled into a more viable groove, I’m back to what I love…

Dr. House Strikes again.

Well, we are now in 2021, and frankly, I have all but disappeared from social media. After a few months of trials, tribulations, and what I like to call the “puppet show.” I have seen many people suffer through the last almost year since the pandemic started. The magnifier has…

Hi everyone,

Since we previously spoke, it has been a mad rush for the new year, and being mindful and efficient has been a challenge for many, including myself, but we are back with my regular post from now on. To those of you who have called or tried to…

Living as if divided

One of the most etched memories from my academic career came when I was going through 2nd grade. I had recently transferred schools, was smaller than all those in my class, and my little world. My teacher had a field day with me, from what I put inside my desk…

What lies do we tell ourselves?

One of the most complicated facts as you awaken from any trauma, misplacement, or induced coma in life is that you begin to understand the misplacements and conjugated lies you have filled your life within different avenues.

Liar, liar, pants on fire.

The challenge with most humans is that we…

Luis Rivera Jr

A man learning everything he can about the human condition so he can help others find their way in their lives.

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