change

INTRODUCTION

A week after I was born, my family moved from São Paulo to Brasília. Since then, over the course of 47 years, I have moved 20 times. 12 times whilst I was single and 8 times after getting married, covering 4 different continents. 

Do I enjoy moving? Not really, actually. It’s sad to have to say goodbye to the life you have built and the people with whom you have connected. The constant effort to adapt to a completely new environment or circumstance on the basis that it will last forever and then uproot again takes a huge effort. But at the same time, these moves have brought me so much that I can't imagine my life without them. Big moves and change give us the opportunity to get out of our comfort zone, develop a new point of view, discover other nuances of ourselves and live a life worth living because, in fact, everything is moving, transforming and changing constantly around us with or without our interference.

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