Reflecting on 2018

This time of year is always hard on me because those New Year’s resolutions I so happily jotted down on January 1st, always come back to bite me in the ass. I could just ignore them, pretend I never made them in the first place (that’s what most people do, right?) but I get this nagging feeling which compels me to look, and I’m invariably disappointed. Not because I didn’t complete any of my goals, but because I didn’t complete ALL of them.

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The Top 5 ‘Yoga With Adriene’ Videos

Whenever someone tells me they’re thinking of trying yoga for the first time, I always recommend they watch a few YouTube videos first so they know what to expect. One of the YouTubers I send them to is Adriene Mishler of Yoga With Adriene. I like her videos because they’re easy to follow, and she always provides clear cues and instructions to make sure you don’t hurt yourself, and that you get the most out of the pose. 

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Exploring Movement Culture With Ido Portal

We don’t need a book of rules and regulations not a reason nor a philosophy in order to move. Not anymore than birds need a flight manual. ~Ido Portal Yoga has brought me a newfound appreciation for movement. Prior to cultivating a yoga practice, I was lazy and proud of it! I was always that…

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The Creative Pep Talk Podcast | #MotivationMonday

Cultivating a personal project is challenging when you have a full-time job. Oftentimes your creative energy gets spent during the day and by the time you get home you’re exhausted. Not to mention familial obligations and any number of other personal items that demand your attention. How do you motivate yourself to make the time to indulge your creativity and art?

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Maria Nieto on the Notes From A Native Daughter Podcast | Motivation Monday

Notes From A Native Daughter is a podcast focused on conversations around arts, culture, and society, from the Pan-American experience. Hosted by media and communications professional and producer, Soldanela Rivera, NFAND features a variety of guests from the art and entertainment world. I was particularly inspired by a recent episode featuring writer and producer Maria Nieto.

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John Leguizamo on the Latino Rebels Podcast | Motivation Monday

Looking for some motivation and inspiration on this lovely Monday morning? Look no further, fam! The folks over at Latino Rebels had prolific actor and Latino advocate, John Leguizamo on their podcast. Leguizamo came on to talk about his new show at NYC’s Public Theater, LATIN HISTORY FOR MORONS, and to address larger issues plaguing the Latino…

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