Birthday Month Reflection: Lessons Learned

By: Gabriela Yareliz I was inspired by Lauryn Evarts Bosstick’s Birthday Reflection post, where she shared three things she learned in the past year. As a fellow May baby, I thought I would reflect on this year. Here is my list: Exposure I have been super intentional about exposing myself to material and things IContinue reading “Birthday Month Reflection: Lessons Learned”

This is how 2016 began and ended

By: Gabriela Yareliz I started off the year feeling like I was punched several times in the stomach and knocked to my knees to cough up blood. I didn’t say much at the time because my goal is to always uplift. So, because I write the blog mainly for myself (it’s my self reflection), IContinue reading “This is how 2016 began and ended”

25

By: Gabriela Yareliz 25 Things at 25 1. Christian 2. Daughter 3. Sister 4. Friend 5. Advocate 6. Writer 7. Explorer 8. Photographer 9. Scholar 10. Polyglot 11. Doctor 12. Boxer 13. Shah 14. Walker 15. Blogger 16. Fairy Godmother 17. Eyelash Aficionada 18. Leader 19. Radio Junkie 20. Magazine Collector 21. Reporter 22. BindaasContinue reading “25”

Wednesday Badinage: February 3, 2016

[Photo by Tom Williamson; Getty] By: Gabriela Yareliz Happy 38th birthday to Amal Clooney! May she continue being a boss for many years to come. She has proven to the world that there is a unique type of woman who doesn’t settle and isn’t superficial. This woman is successful, feminine, intelligent, caring, assertive, bold, stylish,Continue reading “Wednesday Badinage: February 3, 2016”

Monday Inspiration: May 4, 2015

[Audrey Hepburn, who shares my birthday] By: Gabriela Yareliz It’s my birthday week! There are exams to study for, but it is going to be a good week. It has been a fantastic year; one of my most stressful, but also one of the years most filled with growth. This is only the beginning. Random notesContinue reading “Monday Inspiration: May 4, 2015”

This Month’s Picks: March 2015

By: Gabriela Yareliz Oh March. You almost took us to the grave. It has been an insane month. INSANE. It was one of those four and a half weeks where you have to make important life decisions on a deadline. This month: I applied to almost a job a day; I walked to church again afterContinue reading “This Month’s Picks: March 2015”

HAPPY BIRTHDAY ZINEDINE ZIDANE

By: Gabriela Yareliz I don’t know much about soccer, so when I watch it, I am looking for one thing: magic. Skill needs no explaining; it is plain for all to see. My standard of magic was set by the one man who defines the word. This post goes out to my favorite soccer player,Continue reading “HAPPY BIRTHDAY ZINEDINE ZIDANE”

Love’s Telepathy, Thrice

By: Gabriela Yareliz Love is a lot of things. We can go down a list that resembles 1 Corinthians 13 or a wedding vow. Love is powerful, sacrificial and one of the greatest, if not the greatest, force in the world. And while it’s all those things and more, it’s interesting to think of howContinue reading “Love’s Telepathy, Thrice”