The idea of losing a loved one or dying ourselves is petrifying, particularly when unexpected. Many of us avoid the conversation of mortality, as it confronts you with a harsh reality. No one lives forever, death is inevitable. Coronavirus (CoV) has reminded the world of their humanity. CoV is an extended group of viruses that … Continue reading Does the Coronavirus Have You Rethinking Life?
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
The AW Challenge for Week 3 had to be an act that would shift the focus away from me. Instead, I wanted to do something to make a difference in another person's life. The end goal was to make it a positive experience. I was set on what I wanted, although, how I would achieve … Continue reading AW Challenge, Week 3: Secret Snowflake
On a Tuesday, 18 years ago on the 11th of September a memory was planted in our brain. One that I can vividly recall, as if it had happened yesterday. The skies were clear and blue, a beautiful morning began as an average workday. Running late, missing a train during the daily commute can feel … Continue reading We Will Never Forget.
We all hope for that one moment when we feel our efforts are paying off. Closing in on dreams or goals you’ve worked so hard for.... then it happens! The message of woman empowerment begins to sprout all over the world. Today, the UNCHAIN magazine featured an article on AW and book, ”A Journey to … Continue reading Magazine is Out!
Born in New York and raised by Dominican parents, we’re known as persistent, determined, and driven. Many of us look forward to tbe day we acquire a certain level of achievement. Pondering the what-if, should have, could have instead of telling ourselves that we can or will do what it takes to accomplish the things … Continue reading AW is Now On Sale!
Tuesday, September 11, 2001 The day looked much different than today. The innocence of a nation was still intact. The skies were a beautiful blue accompanied by rays of sunshine that could light the darkest cave. The weekday hustle and bustle of New York City was in full swing on that Tuesday morning. Commuters were … Continue reading Do You Remember Where You Were Today, 17 Years Ago?
During our lifetime we cross paths with people who will leave an imprint on our lives. Some will stop for a brief moment while others linger for longer lengths of time. On Monday morning, it took seconds for a stranger to leave a mark that shook me to the core. It certainly is a wake-up … Continue reading Is “The Now” All That Matters?