Encouragement, Health, Inspiration, New Year intentions, Self Care, Self Identity, Self-confidence, Self-Esteem

Three Minute Inspiration

In my Yahoo feed I came across a website called "Give it 100 days: Practice something for 100 days." Three minutes was all it took to inspire me to try something different. Participants chose weight loss, ukulele playing, learning to dance, or sing. I'm sure this "practice something for 100 days," could extend to writing what… Continue reading Three Minute Inspiration

Art, Chingonas, How to be a Chingona, Latina, Latino culture, Papel Picado, Self-confidence, Self-Esteem, Strong Women, Yreina F.Ortiz

Today I Will be Chingona

I don't know if this is a coincidence, or not, but Chingona's have fallen out of the sky and into my lap. Most of you know the definition of a chingona. If not, here's last week's post which gives you an idea. For a practical application you can read the 10 Steps from Sandra Cisneros. Yreina Flores Ortiz is a Poeta, Artista Chingona.… Continue reading Today I Will be Chingona

Breast cancer, Facebook bans, Mastectomy, Self-confidence, Self-Esteem, Strong Women, tattoos

Mastectomy Scars Pornographic?

You may have heard about Facebook's latest news. No, not its IPO problems, or CEO Zuckerberg's wedding. This one is related to censorship of photos. In this case, mastectomy photos such as the example below.cancerfabulous.comThe other day I wrote a post on 'swimsuit confidence,' a promotion by Land's End, Curvy Girl and Beyond the Booby Trap.… Continue reading Mastectomy Scars Pornographic?

Beyond the Booby Trap, confidence, Curvy Girl, Health, Land's End, Lumpectomy, Mastectomy, National Swimsuit Confidence Week, Self-confidence, Self-Esteem, Strong Women, swimsuits

Embrace Your Swimsuit Confidence

It used to be that I watched Good Morning America every work day as I sped around my bedroom getting dressed, drinking my cuppa Joe, and yelling  "hurry up" to the kids. When I got serious about writing, I stopped watching GMA or turning on the TV in the morning. Most of the time I don't miss it… Continue reading Embrace Your Swimsuit Confidence