Aug 01, 2015


The Married Latina Files™ – You Just Found Out Your Husband Is Cheating


Infidelity is one of life’s most painful and gut-wrenching experiences.  Finding out that your man has been unfaithful to you can be quite devastating and unraveling.  In my private practice, I have worked with women who come in after learning that their partner has been cheating for a while — and they come in feeling […]

Latina Cubicle Confidential™–Are You Seriously Trying to Help Me?


I once watched two colleagues debate who should be the one to make a key presentation.  One of them had already been told by their boss that he would do it better but that it was up to them to decide.  The one with the vote of confidence went ahead and convinced his colleague to […]

Latina Leadership Twitter Party Recap

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  Latina Leadership & Social Media Latina Leadership has always been an important topic of discussion here at NEW LATINA.  From the spotlights on current Latina leaders to career tips and savvy entrepreneurial advice, NEW LATINA has long assisted Latina women in their search for Latina Leadership resources and inspiration. Celebrating 25 years of service […]

Are You A Literary Latina?


source: wonderlane There is something magical about a story well told. We learn this from a young age, before we can read or even speak. Whether sitting around a table as a child hearing the family tell tales, (usually embellished with something new each time its re-told), snuggled next to a loving abuela, as she […]

Growing Up with Hair Rollers and Bobby Pins

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This post was previously published on September 10, 2010.  Photo by Adam Jones, PhD  At the age of 10, my mother could no longer manage my hair. “You have too much hair…I can’t deal with it…” she would repeatedly say in Spanish, as she brushed and pulled my thick and wavy hair into three tamed […]

Angélica’s Corner: Welcoming Blue Jays, Flowers & Butterflies Into My Life


The joy of watching a blue jay on our deck The month of June was packed with end of school year events — Kindergarten celebrations, high school proms, a graduation and a big family fiesta to wish our daughter the best as she heads to college. This meant I had lots to organize, prepare for and a […]

Discovering the Areas in Your Life That Need More Attention

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The Life Wheel If you’re feeling out of sorts, unfulfilled, exhausted or empty, keep reading.  Today, I am going to share with you a useful coaching tool I use with my clients as a Life Coach.  It’s called the Life Wheel.  It helps us assess how well we’re doing in life, in general, and how […]

Interview with Midy Aponte: On Public Relations, Latina Bloggers and Representation


Today’s New Latina Spotlight is on Midy Aponte, CEO of The Sanchéz Ricardo Agency, a digital media and public relations firm based in Washington, D.C.  Midy shares her thoughts on the growing presence and influence of Latina bloggers, public relations and representation. NL:  Midy, tell us a little about yourself and where were you born […]

Latina Cubicle Confidential: Speak Up At Work-Why Your Career Depends On It

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Are you often the last one to speak up at work meetings?  Do you tend to stay quiet when everyone else is jumping in to the conversation about a project? Has your boss ever said to you, “You’ve been really quiet during the meeting today; do you want to share any thoughts with the rest […]

10 Tips on Protecting Kids from Sexual Abuse

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Sexual Abuse in Children Child sexual abuse and molestation is a heavy conversation topic, but certainly one that needs to be discussed openly.  A significant number of children are sexually abused by the time they reach adolescence.  The actual rate of sexual abuse among children is unknown as a result of under-reporting, due to intense […]

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