Celebrate GIRLPOWER on March 8

Did you know there's a day designated to toast women all over the world? March 8th is International Women's Day. The day marks 24 hours of recognition for women around the world. When you think about what that entails, it's a pretty big deal. A celebration of cultural, political, economic and social achievements made by … Continue reading Celebrate GIRLPOWER on March 8

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”?

Dating 101: Lessons Women Should Learn

Dating is work, often times unrewarding labor that leads to nothingness. Have you been told you have to kiss a lot of frogs before finding your prince? Although, not always true, there is validity to the statement. The majority of us do not find good love on the first or even second try. A strong, … Continue reading Dating 101: Lessons Women Should Learn

The Story of My Latino Christmas on BELatina

Latinos are recognized for their zest of life. Best known to be invigorated people that take life by storm, it is no wonder our energy is infectious. We are as passionate about our politics, music, and life as we are about loved ones. Try to imagine a community taking great enjoyment in their traditions of … Continue reading The Story of My Latino Christmas on BELatina

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!

Oops! We Did it Again!

There are moments during our lives when it seems the work is not delivering the return we expect. You give your everything in an attempt to make it all happen. The hope is that things will fall into their rightful place. On rare occasion, spontaneous combustion lights up a fortune or luck strikes in your … Continue reading Oops! We Did it Again!

AW: Inside Story

Thank you #womenontopp for the wonderful piece on AW. Inside Story of a Freelance Writer gives hope to all women. I hope you enjoy the article. Please Follow, Like or Comment on AW to let me know you are inspired! I believe we empower ourselves when we use our platforms to help other women rise. … Continue reading AW: Inside Story

The Secret My Mother Never Told Me…

The relationships we have with our mothers have a significant impact on us growing up. We look to the matriarch of the family, not only to teach us how to be a woman. She shows us the first examples of how to manage relationships with our partners, children and ourselves. All relationships take work because … Continue reading The Secret My Mother Never Told Me…