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”?

Awakened-Woman on The Art is Alive

Many of us have goals and dreams that we think will never come to fruition. Sometimes the hard work, dedication and perseverance are not enough to push what we envision into reality. Like anyone else, exhaustion kicks in from life's stressors. Have you ever felt this way? Most of you reading will relate to the … Continue reading Awakened-Woman on The Art is Alive

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!

How to Manage the Guilt that Comes After Behaving Badly

"When I'm good, I'm very good, but when I'm bad, I'm better." - Mae West Men, women, and children experience it during their lives. It is a feeling of "Oops! I should not have done that!” Sporadically, accompanied by a fraction of regret, or devilish delicious pleasure for a select few. Interestingly, we usually know … Continue reading How to Manage the Guilt that Comes After Behaving Badly

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

How to Make Time Count Instead of Wasting It

The value of time is greater than that of money. We can always make more money. Time cannot be multiplied or made back. Once it's gone, you will never see again. Are you in a job you don't like? Does the relationship you are in make you miserable? Do the people you have in your … Continue reading How to Make Time Count Instead of Wasting It

A Date with Myself

Date much? Can you recall the years, months or weeks anticipating a date? We invest a lot of time and energy in the dating game. There is immeasurable pressure for the young and old to couple up. Those relationship goals are constantly in our faces and plastered all over social media. Valentine's day is built … Continue reading A Date with Myself

How to Free Yourself from the Shadows?

Once upon a time, there was comfort in playing the understudy. Giving anyone else the spotlight whether, friend, foe or love interest was the logical choice. In my mind, someone else was always more deserving of the attention. There was significant discomfort in letting people see me. Acquiring the right relationships in your life can … Continue reading How to Free Yourself from the Shadows?