Immigrant experience: you are In and Out and In-between

The immigrant experience is quite unique: a person feels in and out and in between. People look forward and backwards to try to understand their place in society. The global population of forcibly displaced people increases every day and according to United Nations data, migration is at a record high rate. Nearly 4 out ofContinue reading “Immigrant experience: you are In and Out and In-between”

When We Return – Reviews

I am delighted by the reviews coming in for When We Return! I would also like to share the 5 star review posted by Charlotte on Amazon and Goodreads. Here are her comments: When we Return primarily revolves around Otilia Perez, a Peruvian whose husband Manuel and young son Salvador disappeared while attempting to avoidContinue reading “When We Return – Reviews”

When We Return is Released Today

Today is an exciting day! My book is now available to be purchased.  Who should be held responsible for public wrongs? By 2008, it finally seems that the Peruvian government is ready to make amends to its citizens following the violent guerilla movement of the last three decades. Otilia and Salvador, a mother and sonContinue reading “When We Return is Released Today”

Traumatic experiences impact generations to come

Researchers have found that individual experiences people encounter can alter the cells and behaviors in children. We possess multitude chemical compounds that can tell our epigenome what to do. Exposure to stress, diet, trauma in a parent, can trigger biological and health changes in their children and their children’s children. You see, our cells canContinue reading “Traumatic experiences impact generations to come”