Did you know that March used to be the first month of the year, way back in the BC era? The month of March was so named after “Ares” the Greek god of war (or rather the Roman equivalent “Mars”). And, that is because March was, as the […]
I love to travel, try new foods (both simple and "exotic"), ingest caffeine, and watch political news coverage. Im a big pop culture junkie who isnt afraid to say she loves "In Touch" Magazine! A social marketing expert and psychologist by training who works in the public health field trying to bring a little common sense to it all.
All the world is my television and I like to provide commentary on it.
“I don’t know what everyone’s talking about, that outfit doesn’t make you look like a hooker.” – Xander (Buffy the Vampire Slayer) “Pretty girls” in the workplace has been a conversation headliner the last few months in different media sites and in office spaces. Just the other day […]
Hispanics are big dreamers; eating up every type of dream in all senses of the word. They dream of a better life. An overwhelming 78% of second-generation Hispanic adults say that they believe hard work pays off in success (Pew Research Center, 2013). Hispanics believe in the American Dream: Hispanic Americans […]
Was one of your New Year’s resolutions to find a new job; to work at a new place? Do you feel that it is time to move on, but can’t even bother looking at the LinkedIn job recommendations that flood in everyday; let along put your résumé together […]
Growing up in the South Bronx, where I was constantly reminded (or admonished depending on your point of view) that I needed to learn to cook in order to be a good wife in the future, I became a feminist as a point of rebellion. But I was […]
Dear Inconsiderate Powers That Be: After receiving what I consider to be substandard karmic customer service, I would like to escalate my complaint all the way up the powers-that-be management ladder. Have you ever had a Sunday morning where you got up with dread knowing full well that […]
My personal retrospective on 2012 As 2013 is well underway, I made it my weekend resolution to reflect upon 2012 and learn from it. I know, I know. Most retrospectives come out in December. And, as a matter of fact I did a psychology-related one right before […]
Do you want to experience the air in different parts of the world? In different parts of the country? Have you ever woken up in a hotel room and not remembered where you were? Have you ever looked at a destinations board in the airport and forgotten where […]
Oh Valentine’s day: how I heart you and how you vex me. My stomach is killing me from all the chocolates I ate. My eyes are swollen from all the flowers surrounding me throughout the day. That pollen thing is a killer. A killer, I tell you. My […]
A man who trusts nobody is apt to be the kind of man nobody trusts. –Harold MacMillan At some point in life, everybody has been faced with the question whether to trust or not to trust. As warned by Pink in her latest song “Try”, sometimes it is better to […]