All Posts By

Maricela

  • Nonprofit

    Things to Consider Before Starting a Nonprofit

    Are you passionate about a particular issue or cause, and have been thinking about starting a nonprofit? Before you start filling out paperwork there are several things to consider before starting a nonprofit. But…

    September 28, 2020
  • Personal Growth

    Judgement

    The fear of judgement can strike fear in our heart when we are feeling vulnerable, insecure or scared. We can also use judgement  as a weapon to hurt others. What is judgement? We judge…

    March 25, 2020
  • Own Your Past, be your authentic self!
    Personal Growth

    Childhood Trauma – Domestic Violence

    A few weeks ago, I experienced an emotional and painful encounter with childhood exposure to domestic violence; that left me feeling overwhelmed and bewildered. It was a big day for our family, as one…

    January 10, 2020
  • Personal Growth

    Gratitude and Giving Thanks

    It’s been around six months since I wanted to write a blog post. I can name all kinds of reasons why I didn’t sit down to write, but they are all excuses. The reality…

    November 24, 2019
  • Travel

    Day of the Dead – San Miguel de Allende

    I have always dreamed of going back to my native Mexico to celebrate the Day of the Dead. When I mentioned this to my friend Enid, she responded with much enthusiasm that she too…

    November 18, 2019
  • Beauty & Skin Care

    Dry Brushing, the Benefits

    As we age, our skin cell turnover slows down, and dead skin cells linger much longer on the skin’s surface.  To remove these dead skin cells and get that glow-from-within look, try dry brushing…

    June 2, 2019
  • Hair

    Styling Product Buildup & Clarifying

    Since I switched to the Curly Girl Method (CGM), my use of hair care products has dramatically increased. This leads to styling product buildup; the results are frizziness, loss of curl definition and dry…

    May 27, 2019
  • Beauty & Skin Care

    Favorite Skincare Purchases

    I am obsessed with skincare and frequently purchase products that claim miracles. Most of them turn out to be disappointing, but over the years, I have discovered some real gems that deliver on their…

    May 19, 2019