This is the story of my experiences living as an ex-pat in Mexico since 2003. It's to culminate in a published book. With your help, I'll be editing, selecting a title, and cover art: a participatory project. Your comments encouraged!

Letters from Mexico

Letters - Where Expats Blog

If you want to move from struggle to freedom and thriving, I can support you to live an Outrageous Life.

I favor real alternatives for those who suffer, and their loved ones: self-help and peer support.

Live an Outrageous Life!

Contact me about a free coaching session.

I was so absorbed in the story that I forgot to go to my yoga class.

--Maria Espinosa

Recipient of the 1996 American Book Award for Longing. Recipient of the 2009 PEN Oakland Award for Literary Excellence for Dying Unfinished.

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J ournaling For Recovery And Thriving

Share your journaling experience: types of content, techniques, etc. BRING your journal, pen, ideas. ALSO FOR NOVICES.


I provide information, based on my lived experience and study, to help make life choices, but ultimately, each person must do their own evaluation before taking action. I am not responsible for the choices of others. The information shared by me neither constitutes nor should be interpreted as the professional medical advice of a physician, pharmacist, or other prescriber of psychiatric medication.  I shall not be held liable or responsible for any harm that occurs to an individual as a result of his or her reliance upon or use of any information shared by me.


My True Story

The Mole, June 8, 2016. Greenfield, MA.

5 minute true story, no props, no script.

A presentation by