Aug 02, 2014

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Black Bean Salad: A Simple and Healthy Recipe!

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Special Announcement!! Next month, we’ll be giving away a free e-book to all our New Latina subscribers! The New Latina Guide to a Fabulous 2011 Year!  is a labor of love, a compilation of short, inspirational pieces from more than 15 Latinas (and one awesome Latino) on everything from motherhood, career, beauty, fashion, finance, cultura, lifestyle, […]

The Art of Happiness

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I’m reading The Art of Happiness, A Handbook for Living, by Dalai Lama and Howard C. Cutler.  It is such a great book, I decided to recommend it to all of you.  I thank Judith, my friend, for recommending it to me! What I love about the book is how simple it is to read, […]

Latinos and the College Application Process: Mount Everest

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photo source: nepora As I am faced again with the college application process, this time with my 16 year old daughter, I am as concerned today about access to higher education and Latinos, as I was 25 years ago.  While the social, educational and economic barriers to higher education for Latinos have changed very little, […]

Does Successful Means Happy?

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source: chris pirillo This morning, my husband and I had one of our usual philosophical conversations.  I’m putting together a study focusing on successful, high achieving Latina woman. My husband, who I consider to be quite a spiritual man, argued that most people feel successful, regardless of their achievements in life.  He believes that success […]

Secret to Balancing Work & Life: Negotiating Trade-Offs

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source: nanda sanu The Balancing Nightmare It’s one in the morning and you’re still on the computer, trying to finish that overdue project, or you’re folding that last load of laundry so your kids have clothes in the morning for school.  By the time you lay down in bed you’re exhausted, your head is still […]

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