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?

What’s Hot in September?

What do many of us do when we have an upcoming social, work or family event - a celebration? You try to find the ideal outfit. The "It" dress, skirt, jacket, shoes that embellish your natural beauty from head to toe. What woman doesn't want to feel like the belle of the ball while enjoying … Continue reading What’s Hot in September?

Modern Families

Most recently, celebrities such as Gabrielle Union and Kim Kardashian among others are placing a spotlight on the various ways to build a family. Women all over the world have been trying for years in private. Couples have looked at different options to start a brood of their own. There is no longer one way … Continue reading Modern Families

Independent, Strong, Driven – So Why Single?

”Does Choosing to Be a Strong and Independent Woman Mean Having to Be Alone” ”Women today have aspirations that exceed the limits set forth by earlier societies. This shift continues to create a beautiful revolution pushing us into a new era.” Read article in BeLatina. Many women want to have children, careers and romantic relationships … Continue reading Independent, Strong, Driven – So Why Single?

Check Out the Newest Feature Article on BeLatina Magazine

BeLatina digital magazine has a great feature worth a read "Are Couples Who Live Apart Together Happier than Most." I have written about LAT relationships in the past. However, this article describes the benefits this type of arrangement can offer. As a firm believer that different things work for different people, this is one of many … Continue reading Check Out the Newest Feature Article on BeLatina Magazine

How Important is it to Practice Gratitude?

"I can enjoy the current state of my life because of the moments I’ve had to endure. I try to live with gratitude. We tend to get so preoccupied with planning our future that we forget to stay present in this instant. Once you arrive at a page in your book where you embrace the … Continue reading How Important is it to Practice Gratitude?

Happy Birthday AW!

AW was born one year ago today. An open invitation published, asking you to read about a woman’s journey. Since then thousands of readers worldwide have given AW Follows, Likes and Comments that serve as inspiration. As a Latina woman from New York, I’m humbled. Sharing your stories via DM and email is a gift. … Continue reading Happy Birthday AW!

The Arrangement

Modern couples make all types of arrangements nowadays to accommodate lifestyles. Men and women commit but live in separate residences or split time between domiciles. They choose alternate living situations to fit schedules, careers, finances or preferences. Many of the unions have a big challenge. It seems that mainstream does not embrace these relationships the … Continue reading The Arrangement

What You Need to Know About Awe-Inspiring and Brazen New York

Hope you are feeling inspired on this day! Born and raised in the city that never sleeps provides an interesting point of view on many things. It seems that by nature of our culture and environment, New Yorkers are perceived to be more open and candid about most topics. Rumor has it, growing up in … Continue reading What You Need to Know About Awe-Inspiring and Brazen New York

If You’re Tired of Trying To Be Perfect, This Piece of Advice Can Help

In today’s world, there's pressure from all sides to maintain appearances of some sort. The most secure women can subconsciously set unrealistic expectations for themselves thinking it is the only way to fulfill her role successfully in society. The standards we look to attain can exhaust the youngest to eldest of women. Social media, entertainment … Continue reading If You’re Tired of Trying To Be Perfect, This Piece of Advice Can Help