Happy New Year – Toast to 2020 Goals!

Each year on this date, we begin our rituals. New resolutions written in some notebook, or typed into a phone. Have you made your promises, yet? Tomorrow, many of us will begin taking down Christmas trees, activate gym memberships and head out to work or school. A return to the daily grind is imminent. So, … Continue reading Happy New Year – Toast to 2020 Goals!

ROAR! Fierce and Empowering

Melissa Kelly stumbled on her gift, like many others, by really seeing through to the heart of a matter. She saw a void that needed to be filled and found the courage to dare go for it. Women have different means to raise their voices against injustice. Unfair or hostile treatment comes in many forms … Continue reading ROAR! Fierce and Empowering

AW on The Weekly Trends

On December 19th The Weekly Trends hosted a "Meet the Awakened Woman" interview where Jobilyn Jong asked questions about the AW platform, the business and its challenges, influences, entrepreneurship, and best practices. The AW journey has provided opportunities to meet amazing supportive women. The relationships being established have reinforced my belief that we are stronger … Continue reading AW on The Weekly Trends

The Female Entrepreneurs Network Featured AW!

The work never stops as we look to materialize the dream. Cultivating relationships, pursuing opportunities, and knocking on doors that may open a window that will bring us closer to our goals.  Many women wake up each day with a desire to take a seat at the table or get recognition for their efforts at … Continue reading The Female Entrepreneurs Network Featured AW!

AW Challenge, Week 4: Putting My Body to the Test!

Our bodies are one of the many wonders of life. If we treat it with respect and kindness it may very well take us into the late decades. Teaching it good habits is essential to our well being. Nurturing the physical and mental state of your body provides a potential to produce high returns. Youth … Continue reading AW Challenge, Week 4: Putting My Body to the Test!

Why Buy the Cow, If the Milk is Free?

"Why buy the cow if you can get the milk for free?" Growing up in a Dominican household can be tough. The men leaned towards a male chauvinistic, old school mentality. Women were assumed better off barefoot and pregnant. Thankfully, those days are long gone. At home, we had sporadic moments when roles were reversed, … Continue reading Why Buy the Cow, If the Milk is Free?

What’s This All About? AW Challenge, Week 1:

Every year we make promises to others but most importantly to ourselves. The year 2019 was full of wins but there is much more to go. As this year winds down, the time has come to take things into overdrive. It can seem as if life moves at the speed of light. Often times we … Continue reading What’s This All About? AW Challenge, Week 1:

AW is About to Level Up

AW is ready for a new phase that will include bigger challenges and more adventures! When I started writing, there were no expectations. It was a tool to help others on way to finding their best self. Now, after a book and several hundred articles later, I feel there is much more to be done. … Continue reading AW is About to Level Up

You Do Not Need Permission!

Women are challenging societal views in big ways. Tearing down centuries worth of repression, not to mention unfair attitudes towards women, still evident today. The bar is set high and we’re judged based on a distinct set of rules not applicable to men. It is a reality that chose us but no longer limits our … Continue reading You Do Not Need Permission!

Does JLo’s ”Hustlers” Empower or Vilify Women?

Jennifer Lopez' "Hustlers," is a film inspired by the true story of Roselyn Keo and Samantha Barbash’s plot to rip off well-to-do Wall Street guys during the downturn of the market over a decade ago. In 2007 a global financial crisis brought the profitable industry to its knees. It influenced many to get creative when … Continue reading Does JLo’s ”Hustlers” Empower or Vilify Women?