Nov 24, 2014

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How to Communicate Effectively with Men

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Conversations between Los Hombres y Las Mujeres Conversations between men and women are somewhat similar to what happens when you translate something from English to Spanish.  A short sentence in English can turn out to be a verbose, long sentence in Spanish.  Isn’t that right? Similarly, men’s conversations are generally straight to the point.  Short […]

Self-Love 101: A Mujer Must Have Standards

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  Self-Love Is Not A Phase As Latinas, the second we hear someone say “I NEED,” many of us are ready to GIVE (sometimes) without even considering how it will affect us. This is due to many of us being raised as givers, caretakers, nurturers, etc. We tend to misinterpret self-love solely as self-serving because […]

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 […]

Are You Letting Your Ex’s Familia Hold You Back in Love?

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  This past Valentine’s Day you received a phone call from someone that still loves you. This call was not from your ex, but instead it was from your ex’s mother! After 5 years together you two decided to call it quits. Yet, still over two years later, your ex’s mother is still calling you […]

Latinas, Do You Know Your Sexual Responsibility?

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The Path to Sexual Responsibility So you are a modern Latina. You’re pursuing an education or a career or have already achieved your goals for success (y sigue adelante, hermana). You love your culture and give back to your community. And on top of that you are a woman that embraces her sexuality, yet sometimes […]

You Are More Than Good Enough: The Power of Saying “Yes” to You!

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Book Recommendation In her debut guide to practical self-love and spirituality, You Are More Than Good Enough: A Journey to Freedom, Joy, and Authentic Self-Expression, puertorriqueña Gloria Rodriguez carries us through her personal journey from fashion executive to professor, personal empowerment coach, and ultimately, author. It is, in fact, her struggle with writer’s block and […]

How to Care For and Style Your Curly Hair!

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Caring for your Curly Hair Curly hair can make you look sexy and sassy, but when it gets out of control and frizzy, you’ve got yourself a hair problem.  We consulted the blogosphere and found you some interesting articles and video to help you manage your gorgeous curly hair and look stunning! What’s Your Curly […]

4 Minutes of Music Inspiration: It’s Time to be Brave, Be Your Own Savior

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Is it time to say goodbye to that situation that’s been weighing you down, or confusing your mind and heart? Are you ready to be brave, be your own savior…stand on your own two feet? Here’s “Turning Tables” by Adelle.  Enjoy and do what you gotta do.    

Homemade cereals

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Image source Start out your day healthy with homemade cereals The cereal aisle is probably one if not the most overrated and overpriced grocery store’s aisle if we think about the low nutritional value per dollar we derive from eating the sugar-laden concoction that most cereals are. Most adults and children eat at least 2-3 […]

Dressing Up for a Sexy Halloween

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Image source Do you want to wear a sexy Halloween costume this year?  Have you ever wanted to be a little more risque?  Have you ever wanted to show off more of your assets and curves?   Enjoy a sexy Halloween Do not listen to the naysayers! There is definitely a tension around a woman’s […]

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