Diego Perez is the poet and philosopher behind the pen name Yung Pueblo. The name Yung Pueblo means 'young people' and it serves to remind him of his Ecuadorian roots, his experiences in activism and that the collective of humanity is in the midst of important growth. Through writing and speaking he aims to support the healing of the individual, realizing that when we release our personal burdens, we contribute to a global peace. He is the author of Inward and Clarity and Connection.
Yung Pueblo is the real deal - a modern sage and guiding light. In
his new book, he beautifully illustrates how finding harmony within
is the key to creating a progressive society built on compassion,
clarity and understanding. This is a book everyone must read, many
*Vex King, Sunday Times bestselling author of Good Vibes, Good Life and Healing is the New High*
A rare and insightful journey into the author's own healing journey will inspire you to let go of the past and find a lighter path forward. As always, Yung Pueblo speaks truth in such an eloquent way. This book is a true gem.
*Sheleana Aiyana, author of Becoming the One*
yung pueblo teaches how to heal with compassion as the driving force. Lighter is an empathetic and wise book that will guide you on a journey toward a deeper understanding of self and help you make impactful changes within and in the world
*Nedra Glover Tawwab, New York Times bestselling author of Set Boundaries, Find Peace*
A beautiful encouragement for tending your own heart: for learning and healing, for finding well-being and being part of the solution for all you care about
*Jack Kornfield, author of A Path with Heart*
yung pueblo offers insights into daily practices and choices that can remove the burdens of habitual reaction to reveal the freedom of wise reflection. In Lighter, we see that knowing the mind can transform a person, and also transform society
*David Simas, CEO of the Obama Foundation*