”Own who you are - that is real power” - AW Jennifer Lopez, Salma Hayek, Rita Moreno, and Raquel Welch just to name a few. Latinas on fire after the age of 50. Is labeling a woman by age, a thing of the past? These women and many others are breaking barriers. Read my latest … Continue reading Number Ninjas on BeLatina
Dicen que toma un pueblo para criar una familia. Lo mismo es cierto para formar una comunidad fuerte. Los lazos que unen la comunidad de Awakened-Woman son las experiencias que compartimos al ser mujer. Los golpes que nos da la vida durante nuestra jornada no son exclusivos. Todos tenemos nuestros demonios que combatir. La variedad … Continue reading El Porque Unirte a la Comunidad Global de AW
A new school year begins this week. We watch our children start a new phase of their education. While some just begin their journey, others look forward to the culmination of young adulthood. It's a beautiful, yet nostalgic time because we have to slowly let go of our little ones. Raising them is challenging but … Continue reading Do We Become Our Mothers as We Get Older?
We often find ourselves worrying about the things in life we are without. It takes attention away from the blessings we've been granted. I'm guilty as charged of the same transgression. Although, I try to practice gratitude its constant work. For myself, very much a conscious effort. An act that requires repetition and acknowledgment. I'm grateful … Continue reading What Are You Grateful for In Your Life?
We are born into the world free of bias. There are no insecurities, false pretenses or labels. Love is received for the simple reason of being. Have you heard it say that all babies are beautiful? They are, soon as they are birthed a spotlight of light, affection and admiration is bestowed upon them. Life's … Continue reading Do You Feel Beautiful?
The MeToo movement was created to provide support for survivors of sexual violence. The group began to help young minorities living in economically disadvantaged communities deal with this traumatic event. The world took greater notice to the movement about a year ago. Celebrity voices stepped up to speak against the abuse of power being used … Continue reading “The Grape”
For the past 4 years on Monday to Friday, I wake up to an alarm ensuring a timely commute to work. My arrival at the same office these past 957 days minus vacation time has been mostly uneventful. I'm grateful to have the means to put a roof over my head. It's always a great … Continue reading What Are You Doing Today to Learn Something New?
The work week can be a vacuum draining happy or positive energy sometimes. People around you may have a similar way of stealing your good vibes if you let them. The days can get away from you. It's normal to feel like a hamster on the wheel with all the day to day responsibilities. Enough … Continue reading 2 Things You Can Do Today to Get Out of Your Ditch
Growing up in a household of mostly females, I still have trouble understanding the complexity of female relationships. During my lifetime I’ve known women who have enjoyed incredible friendships with other women, me included. My squad is small but we provide each other the necessary support to get through life’s challenges. Near or far, no … Continue reading 2 Ways to Tell Whether She is Friend or Rival
Sheryl Sandberg said "If you're pleasing everyone then you are not making any progress." There is immense power tied into knowing and accepting who you are at the core. Few things in life will create a bigger impact. Once, you acquire an understanding of your personal truths and authenticity it's easier to see how it … Continue reading The “Yes” Monster: 3 Ways To Stop Being a People Pleaser