Have You Listened to “Conversations with Jen”?

Jennifer Barreto-Leyva is the Editor-in-Chief of Belleza XL magazine and host of Conversaciones con Jen Podcast. The successful lawyer and journalist crushed the stereotypes many of us have become accustomed to seeing when she broke barriers as a Plus Size top model. Jennifer is based in Caracas, Venezuela, the first Latina Plus Model has been … Continue reading Have You Listened to “Conversations with Jen”?

Fierce Women Rising

Do you consider yourself fierce, a badass and confident woman who owns her life? It wasn't long ago when the thought of that woman was elusive to me. The idea that not only could I be myself but find self-acceptance was difficult to imagine. Spending much of my life settling for less than I deserved, … Continue reading Fierce Women Rising

The Passionistas Project

The birth of AW has provided a platform to share stories about women including myself and other awakened women. My hope is that readers will feel hope they too, can do anything. This opportunity has provided a gateway to meet amazing females who have encouraged me to continue the pursuit of knowledge and empowerment. The … Continue reading The Passionistas Project

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!

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

Playback On YouTube!

The interview was scheduled months ago. The time was now, sitting in the virtual green room, my mind went to the first time I saw ”A Journey to Becoming the Best Self” book in print. June 2019 gave way to a new chapter of AW. The culmination of a project that began as a vision. … Continue reading Playback On YouTube!

Letter to the Readers of AW

Hello, Hope you are well and living your best life! I wanted to take a moment to sincerely thank you for purchasing ”A Journey to Becoming the Best Self” and following AW. My wish is that you enjoy the read and feel awakened. I am sincerely grateful for all the readers and followers. The work … Continue reading Letter to the Readers of AW

18 Days Until the Big Reveal!

A reveal is exciting, mysterious and fun! In 18 days, an unveiling will begin. If you recall the feeling of anticipation from an upcoming birthday, special holiday, vacation, or date you've looked forward to then you can relate to the emotions in play. Most of us have experienced something similar during our lifetime. It can … Continue reading 18 Days Until the Big Reveal!

The Sublime Review!

When we're in school, report cards are provided perodically. A grade is assigned to indicate progress. Restaurants, famed chefs, hotels and others wait impatiently while reviews and stars are handed out. Authors go through a similar process with exceptions. Writing is subjective and there is no guarantee any two reviewers will agree on anything. As … Continue reading The Sublime Review!

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!