This Month’s Picks: July 2014

[Change ‘medical school’ to ‘law school’ and her face to mine. The struggle is real.] By: Gabriela Yareliz  “We’re almost there and nowhere near it. All that matters is we’re going.” — Lorelai Gilmore, Gilmore Girls. Oh July! Why is it that I feel more disciplined during the semester as opposed to during summer? (I am laughingContinue reading “This Month’s Picks: July 2014”

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”

Late Spring Picks, 2014

My anthem. Life is about knowing your purpose and not giving up as you walk in the direction of your dreams. Hello dear readers, It’s summer in New York! The tree pollen today almost killed me, but all is well. Or should I say, “Alll izzz well”? It has been so long. I know. IContinue reading “Late Spring Picks, 2014”

This Month’s Picks: March 2014

Compiled by: Gabriela Yareliz March was an action-packed month, where a crazy schedule became the new normal. Exams are coming quickly (they are that dark cloud hovering over us); I am still springbreakless; I am still slightly sleep deprived, but nonetheless joyful. I think April will be an exciting month filled with a lot ofContinue reading “This Month’s Picks: March 2014”

Valentine’s Day

“To love another person is to see the face of God.” Jean Valjean, Les Miserables By: Gabriela Yareliz Happy Valentines Day! I thought the storyline in the ad [above] was so cute…and Hrithik Roshan looks ah-ma-zing. Here is a beautiful remix of songs that I found. Paying some tribute to a language that inspires soContinue reading “Valentine’s Day”

Tu Mun Shudi (excerpts)

Translated by: BollyMeaning Too mun shudee tu mun shudi Mun tu shudam tu mun shudee You have become me, you have become me I have become you, you have become me Hai niddar dil daa safar Ho niddar dil de hamsafar Raj key humsey wafayein lenaa Taazaa hawaayein lenaa The journey of heart is fearlessContinue reading “Tu Mun Shudi (excerpts)”

Top Makeup Artists

By: Gabriela Yareliz Namrata Soni: My favorite makeup artist. Pure genius; pure drama; pure fearlessness. Straight from Mumbai to the rest of the world. She was at the Cannes festival this year, making Sonam Kapoor and other L’Oreal ambassadors look gorgeous. Her hair and makeup creations are always perfection. Some of her looks: Winner ofContinue reading “Top Makeup Artists”

This Week’s Picks: August 17, 2013/Moving Week

By: Gabriela Yareliz School starts soon. All the students are lugging their boxes and body bags into their apartments. Ahhh. Move-in time. This morning I woke up all sore. For a second I thought maybe it was from sleeping in a messed up way, but then I remembered the day before carrying heavy bags. GodContinue reading “This Week’s Picks: August 17, 2013/Moving Week”