Shaadi

By: Gabriela Yareliz “An Indian marriage is basically a promise, not a contract, and the couple takes a vow that they’re going to be married for seven lifetimes. […] the couple walks around a fire seven times, promising to find each other in every lifetime.” Priyanka Chopra, Unfinished I found this to be so moving.Continue reading “Shaadi”

Before The World Knew Them

By: Gabriela Yareliz Today, I was talking to a friend about how excited I am to read Unfinished by Priyanka Chopra Jonas. It brought to mind all the cross-over stars I knew about before they were famous and well known here in the U.S. That’s the thing, when you are steeped into other cultures, youContinue reading “Before The World Knew Them”

Women’s Month: Priyanka Chopra

[Image from People Magazine] By: Gabriela Yareliz Yes, Priyanka Chopra is one of the highest paid actresses in Bollywood (and one of the best, if you ask me). She is also a go-getter, singer, producer, and philanthropist; an inspiration to millions of Indian and non-Indian women, alike. Ms. Chopra is the recipient of the PadmaContinue reading “Women’s Month: Priyanka Chopra”

Bollywood Icons

By: Gabriela Yareliz I love celebrating women of all cultures. I have my favorite French women, my favorite Spanish women, favorite Latinas, and high-powered women I admire… Now, it’s time to celebrate the women who inspire me in the Bollywood industry. Sonam Kapoor: Hilariously outspoken, incredibly stylish, and an advocate for health and true beauty. ProtagonistContinue reading “Bollywood Icons”

Movie Hair That Shaped Me

By: Gabriela Yareliz I read a fun post on the Man Repeller blog called “Girls on Film: Movie Hair that Shapped Us”. (Written by Meredith Fineman). I thought it would be fun to post some of my own hair inspirations throughout the years. As women, we really pay attention to movie hair and fashion. WeContinue reading “Movie Hair That Shaped Me”

Last Month’s Picks: June, 2014

Dear friends, Happy July. June has come quickly and vanished faster than it arrived. It was a month of a lot of learning, soccer and adrenaline for me. There were some moments of serious reflection. My cousin passed away. I thank everyone who prayed for him. Please continue to pray for my family. The monthContinue reading “Last Month’s Picks: June, 2014”

This Month’s Picks: January

1] “You had to take risks, follow some paths and abandon others. No one can make a choice without feeling afraid.” Paulo Coelho, Brida 2] Priyanka Chopra for Guess. I am a fan. 3] “But some things, no matter how unlikely, are just supposed to happen. You know what I mean. Some things just smackContinue reading “This Month’s Picks: January”

This Week’s Picks: September 15, 2013/ To a bold autumn!

By: Gabriela Yareliz Another week begins. Each week, each day, each hour, brings its own trials and hurdles, but also its beauty. It is cooler now, the leaves will soon begin to turn. I know that technically fall doesn’t start until the twenty-something of Sept., but I say it starts now. It doesn’t last long.Continue reading “This Week’s Picks: September 15, 2013/ To a bold autumn!”