Armand Alvarez

Armand Alvarez

Executive Director + Editor In Chief at The Hedonist Magazine

Imagine the magnificent feeling of seating overlooking the ocean, sensing the soft breeze caressing you, watching the palm trees playfully dancing under the warm sun while you appreciate the astonishing Miami blue sky…it’s like a daydream unfolding in front of you. All this magic and beyond happens every Sunday brunch

As we grow, we become too serious about life; we often try to control the outcome of a situation by asserting or pushing to make things happen. We give away our innate inner power by complaining and judging why things didn’t go the way we wanted forgetting to have fun. 

As Alan Faena said, “Life is theatre.” And indeed, Faena Theatre’s latest production Cook, The Thief, His Wife, and Her Lover, based on the original British film directed by Peter Greenaway, starring Helen Mirren and Michael Gambon, is an immersive experience where you become a part of the play. Upon

Passion is one of the most powerful emotions, it’s an inexhaustible fuel that drives us to create and express ourselves. But it’s not until we decide to embrace it when we become fully satisfied.   We can tap into our passion just by appreciating things around us. As we begin

All our dreams begin with an idea born inside of us. We may get inspired by seeing something we want to become and experience, or through what might seem to be an unpleasant event, we clarify that which we desire to manifest. In either case, by focusing on things that

Being aware of how we think and feel, and therefore consciously leading our physical existence, we experience our life with joy and satisfaction. Whether we think about our past or future, we do so in the NOW. We might not be able to change our physical reality in a second

We all want to fulfill our dreams and bring them to life, and as we accomplish more, we always seek more. The true Jaya, meaning ‘victory’ in Sanskrit, is to feel good and enjoy the journey, as the destination will always expand. And what can be more joyful than to

Life wants to express itself through us. There is a big difference in the outcome when it comes to acting through a joyful inspiration or merely because we have to do things. Both can work, but the amount of joy we put during the process will make a difference in

It is exciting and thrilling that we, all human beings are continuously expanding to become more. As we accomplish a desire, we always aim for more, it’s our natural evolution. We are innately creative beings gifted with the art of imagination through which we create our world. Being alive is

When I think of visiting The Carlyle hotel in New York City, I get an inner sense that takes me to a state of ease and pleasant familiarity. Situated on Madison Avenue, in Manhattan’s Upper East Side neighborhood, this iconic hotel is loved by those who appreciate upscale service without