Reflections Before Bedtime #45

By: Gabriela Yareliz When confronted with the topic of failure, Thomas A. Edison could have said many things. Aren’t his many journals of “failed” attempts at the lightbulb the ones that fill the Smithsonian Museum of American History? Edison once said, “I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.”  Someone wiselyContinue reading “Reflections Before Bedtime #45”

Monday Inspiration: October 26, 2015

By: Gabriela Yareliz A happy Monday eve to you. Where are you going this week? I took a walk today. The neighborhood smells like leaves and bonfires. I forgot what sweet therapy walking is for the soul. I think this week it’ll be time to take the camera out for a spin to document theContinue reading “Monday Inspiration: October 26, 2015”

Friday Glee: October 23, 2015

By: Gabriela Yareliz This hellish little week had to be over at some point, right? I hope you accomplished everything on your list (I am very much a list person; maybe you have another way you tackle your tasks). It’s time for some self care. If you are a woman, then maybe this means makingContinue reading “Friday Glee: October 23, 2015”


I wrote this a year and a half ago, when I was still in professional school. I never published it. These feelings that were left in a draft post came back today through another experience. So, today is the day I hit the publish button.  By: Gabriela Yareliz Something I have always disliked is whenContinue reading “Surprised?”

Monday Inspiration: October 19, 2015

By: Gabriela Yareliz It’s time for another week. It will bring its ups, downs and standstills. Sometimes, time seems to go fast and slow and then disappear altogether. It’s cold here now; winter coats, heater drying contact lenses and ear pain. Ahhh… A taste of winter for the soul. This weekend, I had a lovelyContinue reading “Monday Inspiration: October 19, 2015”

Sunday Girl: October 18, 2015

By: Gabriela Yareliz Figure out what it is you want and fight, fight, fight for it. Maybe, a lot of things in life are about seeing how far we are willing to go for something. There is no guarantee we will get it or even come close; and perhaps, along the journey, things will changeContinue reading “Sunday Girl: October 18, 2015”

Reflections Before Bedtime #44

By: Gabriela Yareliz Sometimes, I forget my life is just beginning. I forget that I am a perfectionist and that truly, I don’t have everything figured out, and that is okay. It’s when I remind myself of this that my breathing turns normal, and I realize my ponytail is so tight my younger self wouldContinue reading “Reflections Before Bedtime #44”


From Will Ferrell’s Twitter: “There are 5 types of fear: 1) terror 2) panic 3) username or password is incorrect 4) we need to talk 5) 14 missed calls from mom” From Camila Cabello’s Twitter: “again, apologies to that girl who touched my leg in the front row. i didn’t shave yesterday. or the dayContinue reading “#tooreal”