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The Real Way to be Authentic

The Real Way to be Authentic

There’s a lot of talk these days about being authentic and living our truth. There seems to be a really big push in this direction, where we all want to show up as God intended us to be. But hold up… what does that really mean? And how do we really do this, in the...

Spring is in the Air at Macy’s

Spring is in the Air at Macy’s

It’s officially feeling like Spring here in Miami — which honestly, my friend, isn’t so hard considering our yearly weather of warm to hot. Besides the warmer climate, I love Spring for its energy of renewal. It’s a great time for reevaluating our intentions,...

Finding Your Purpose

How to Stop Worrying

Worrying too much? Here’s a simple way to quiet the crazies.

How to Get Over the Fear of Failure

The last few years have felt like one small failure after the other. I would start one thing, not be able to finish, and go to the next, which also never reached completion.A few months ago, I found myself on the metaphorical floor surrounded by several incomplete...

Why Other People Have it Together and You Don’t

 My zodiac sign is Cancer. Allegedly, we are said to be sensitive creatures. When I first learned that about my sign, I thought to myself, “Well, this is just a load of crap. I am not sensitive.”Nope, not me. Sensitive skin? Maybe. Tendencies to romanticize...

Spirituality

The Real Way to be Authentic

There’s a lot of talk these days about being authentic and living our truth. There seems to be a really big push in this direction, where we all want to show up as God intended us to be. But hold up… what does that really mean? And how do we really do this, in the...

Is God the Universe? God Vocabulary Deconstructed

Growing up I had a very specific understanding of who God was, which I learned mostly during my years as a Catholic school student. After graduating college and going on my own spiritual quest, I started to find a lot of other words that seemed to be used as synonyms...

How to Stop Worrying

Worrying too much? Here’s a simple way to quiet the crazies.

Relationships

How to Stop Worrying

Worrying too much? Here’s a simple way to quiet the crazies.

The Reason Your Relationship Didn’t Work Out

I had just moved back to Miami from Los Angeles. I wasn’t one to attend mass on the regular, but since my life was a bit all over the place at the time, I agreed to go to church with my mother. After all, who knows what kind of demons had attached themselves to me...

My Favorite Prayer when Hosting the Ultimate Friendsgiving

I’m a DIY kind of girl. Not when it comes to actual, physical things. One thing I am definitely not is crafty. But when it comes to business, taking care of my kids, internal healing…I like to go at it on my own.Since the day I realized I was very good at being...

Join Annie Vazquez of The Fashion Poet and Me Live

I love Annie of The Fashion Poet for many reasons. One, for her ability to own her personal style without any apologies. She is who she is. Second, she waits for no one. She does not leave opportunities in the hands of others. She seizes them. And three, she is a...

How to Remain Focused on Your Dreams

Falling in love with a dream is like, well, falling in love with a person. The first few months, it’s all about rainbow and butterflies. You want to know everything there is to know about your dream, so you research, research, research. And then you want to make it to...

What’s Happening in April

My friends, we are already four months into 2017. Crazy! I am excited, though, that it's April. I love Spring season for the energy that it brings to all of us. It's an energy of renewal, forgiveness, and self-acceptance. During this time, we find ourselves accepting...

Meet Me in Person at Macy’s Aventura

The other day at a talk I was giving, someone asked me what I do to stay motivated and energized. Quite simply, I give to myself. As a mom of two, wife to one, business owner to two, I’m constantly giving to others, which can easily make me feel depleted. What happens...

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How to Discover our Talents and What we’re Meant to do in this Life

I remember the first time I felt like a fraud of a creative. I was standing in the short walkway between my office and the deputy editor’s office. Despite being a few months younger than me, she was to become my beloved mentor.Her confidence wasn’t the obvious type....

How to be Patient Even When You Want Things Like Right Now

I constantly find myself confined by my lack of clarity. As you can imagine, I overanalyze every move, in search of the straightest line to my desired outcome.Of course, after enough meditation, prayer, and journaling, I’ll find the best route for me.That’s what we...

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Is God the Universe? God Vocabulary Deconstructed

Growing up I had a very specific understanding of who God was, which I learned mostly during my years as a Catholic school student. After graduating college and going on my own spiritual quest, I started to find a lot of other words that seemed to be used as synonyms...

How to Stop Worrying

Worrying too much? Here’s a simple way to quiet the crazies.

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