Breaking Free From Self Sabotage

What if the person tying your hands or holding you back is actually you?   **Self-sabotage**—the invisible chains we forge ourselves. We often find ourselves caught in a paradox: yearning for progress while sabotaging our growth. But why? 🤔   🔹 **Fear of Success**: We fear the unknown territory of success deep down. What if […]

Confronting Challenges One Step At A Time

In this photo, I am walking through the streets of a foreign country where I don’t know anyone and I don’t speak the language. It was uncomfortable but necessary to fulfill my purpose. For many of us, every day feels this way as we face new trials and challenges at work and at home. 🚶‍♀️💪 […]

Lessons from Barbie

Today I am sharing my classic doll and “3 Life Lessons I Learned from my Barbie doll and the Barbie movie!” Barbie, much more than just a doll, has taught me invaluable life lessons that I want to share with you all today. Firstly, Barbie taught me to be FLEXIBLE in all aspects of life. […]

Embracing Imperfection: The Beauty of Being Human

Today, let’s chat about something that’s been on my mind – the idea of striving for perfection. In a world where we’re bombarded with flawless photos, curated feeds, and seemingly perfect lives, it’s easy to fall into the trap of thinking we should be perfect too. But here’s the scoop: perfection is an illusion! 🎭 […]

Imposter Syndrome: Overcoming Self-Doubt and Owning Your Success

  Have you ever felt like a fraud despite your achievements, accomplishments, and qualifications? Have you ever felt that you don’t deserve your success and that someone else could do your job better than you? If yes, then you might be experiencing imposter syndrome. I know that feeling. Every time I’ve taken the stage to […]

Check Your (Emotional) Bags At The Gate

I cried like a two-year old at bedtime. Ugly. Loud. Passionate crying. It was an epic boo hoo of the sort reserved for devastating losses. I melted in the middle of DFW airport because I could not board my prepaid, uninsured, girls’ get away flight to Los Cabos, Mexico. We spent months planning an adventure […]

You May Be Burned Out If…

In 2007, when Arianna Huffington collapsed from exhaustion and overwork, her millions of admirers issued a collective gasp. She had been admired and applauded for her work ethic including a brutal schedule spending 18-hour days to build the Huffington Post. She was like a female Navy Seal; something we knew existed but rarely glimpsed in person. When […]

Why Doesn’t Batwoman Have Help?

Balance, as in life balance, might as well be a four-letter word because so many adults these days are proud of working too much and resting too little. I know people who are drowning themselves in energy drinks and coffee rather than admit it they are exhausted. But if we want our sons, daughters, loved […]

Candy Santana Is More Than A Pretty Face

Actress Candy Santana

You may recognize Candy Santana from her long list of movie credits like “Blue Bloods”, “Blowback”, and “Road House”. This New York native and first gen immigrant has many more titles than “actress”, however. She has earned degrees in Economics and Public Administration. In 2016, she graduated from law school! She is a movie producer […]