Armand Alvarez

Armand Alvarez

Executive Director + Editor In Chief at The Hedonist Magazine

While many of us are concerned with earthly pleasures, some are looking to the skies. “Shoot for the stars and you might land on the moon,” astronaut Karen L. Nyberg advises us after two voyages to space. Karen dreamed of becoming an astronaut from a very young age. In high

Since we are all unique human beings, we all have our own perception of things and ways of living. A true Warrior is often defined by physical actions, but beyond that, it is also a mindset which one united with another will bring the highest results. When we do and

We all want to experience a prosperous and abundant life. The word ‘success’, though, may for some carry a bit of resistance manifested through our doubts and other people’s expectations. We seek approval from others when everything is about us and within us. When we understand that we have the

Rejection is something that everyone has experienced at some point in their life. It can come in many forms, but whatever the situation is, it opens up an amazing opportunity to practice unconditional self-esteem. It is easy to stay confident when we get the answer we want, but what to

Endless summer weather, year-around warm beaches, nature decorated with palm trees and sparkles reflecting the sun on the water combined with cosmopolitan ambiance and Latin-infused culture makes Miami one of the most visited cities in North America. Its exuberant lifestyle, picturesque identity, and the expanding economy are full of options

How do we keep ourself in balance in the midst of such a dynamic existence?! If we think of events in our life as contrasting experiences with diversity of choices, we will start to see what’s best for us. Our emotional reality is based much more on how we react

We, like all humans, thrive to experience a beautiful life. Our diverse world and our own uniqueness give us the opportunity to choose and discover what it is that we like the most, and who we want to become. Our ideas evolve as we unlock our perspective to see the

The story of our life we tell ourselves and others becomes the basis of how we are experiencing our existence. When we focus on,  and continuously tell stories of events in life we don’t like, we might lose the opportunity to clearly see the solution. But when we tell a

Happiness is a state of being, an intangible feeling that we all aim to reach and maintain. Many of us are waiting for life events to happen or things to attain to feel good, but true happiness and joy comes from a loving relationship with our inner-self. When we honor the

Exposed from a young age to diverse cultures and languages, Pollyanna McIntosh developed a sense of openness and a continuous interest in understanding human nature. Through her life experiences and acting roles such as Jadis/Anne on AMC’s series The Walking Dead and her debut as a director of the upcoming