Adulting At Your Own Pace

Your early 20’s are a very weird, interesting, frightening, invigorating, yet confusing time period of your life — well, in my experience it is since I’m only 22. Your twenties, in general, are weird because while you thought you’d have it all together or at least a good handle on your life, career, finances, etc….

EstΓ‘ Bien Decir “NO”

From a young age, I remember being taught that my most consistent words as a child were “No, Nunca, y Nada” and how my constant use of those words would eventually be detrimental to my well being as I got older. Of course, I didn’t understand why that was, but who was I to disagree…

If I had Known Then, What I Know Now – What Would I Change?

People love to ask me as I go through this new life chapter called “Adulting” the seemingly reflective life question — If I had known then, what I know now – what would I change? My plain simple answer to that (after much-needed self-reflection) is NOTHING. Lemme explain. Honestly, old me would happily jump on…

Cara

So let me tell you guys about the best friend that I never asked for but definitely needed in my life. Her name is Acara but to me, Cara, and dammit she’s an amazing person. She’s literally the mom and anti-mom/enabler friend all wrapped into one. She’s that friend that will encourage and push you…

Music of the Week: 10/14 – 10/20

Here’s my selection of song, album, and artist of the week. Enjoy! Song of the week: Uproar by Lil Wayne Album of the week: ABA (Art by Accident) by Blaq Tuxedo Artist of the week: Ariana Grande

Life Never Goes According To Your Plan

So about a month ago, I decided that I no longer for sure wanted to go to law school/be a lawyer, at least for the time being. My pops flipped his lid when I told him last week. Some backstory: I started reading the book How To Get Into The Top Law Schools by Richard Montauk,…

Acceptance…It sucks

One of life’s hardest lessons and virtues is the learning the value in “acceptance.” Personally, I have always hated the idea of acceptance as a means to dealing with difficult issues porque a mi, es como renunciar al control encima un situaciΓ³n. (Translation: it’s like giving up control over a situation). But one of the…

“Issa Look” – Marquise Richards

Pants: Seville, Spain Bodega- 8 Euros (size: small) Shoes: Just Fab – They were a gift so I don’t know how much (size: women’s 6.5) Crop Top: H&M – $2 (size: medium) Cardigan: Boscov’s – $5.80 (size: small) Olive Green Rectangular Scarf: Amazon – $8.00 (size: one size) White Over Scarf: Modish Family Store –…