Our brains are wired to stay active. Fighting boredom is intrinsically motivated by our need to learn, experience, and transform. By any possible means. Human beings hate being bored. At least, that is what I have learned by experience, but
Why are jeans so expensive?
As in other kinds of clothes, the price tag for jeans is related to a lot of factors that have to be considered when setting the retail price. Someone in Quora asked the following question, which I tried to answer.
Learn the real deal about CoVID-19 with this free in-depth course
D2L and Bayfield Design Team up on COVID-19 for a free online course. Global learning technology leader D2L announced today that it is partnering with Bayfield Design to offer an online course on COVID-19 at no cost. The unique, complimentary
Is fat-acceptance a good thing?
Well-intentioned folks and haters equally consider they have the right of sharing their opinion about someone else’s body size. But how does fat-acceptance could be better than fat-shaming? Oh, boy! That is a question I have made to myself a
Fall skincare: How to keep your face’s glowy on cold-weather
Your skin might still look tanned and glowy. But as temperatures start to drop down, dullness builds up on your face and you need a cold-weather skincare routine to cope with it. What to do when this happens? you may
Why I don’t like the Barbie Día de Muertos (and what we should get instead)
Sorry, but I don’t buy that it is for the sake of this Barbie being an homage to “to Mexico, its festivities, its symbols, and its people,” It seems that Mexico’s influence around the world is nothing but keeping its
3 Items you need for a refreshed wardrobe
Sometimes is not about the number of new clothes you get but which ones you actually get. It might seem like you are constantly shopping for new pieces but it is easy to feel like every outfit looks the same
Extended-size fashion brands breakdown
It seems that brands and stores are finally getting the memo: this Spring there is a lot of extended-size fashion brands blooming in retail. Some are new additions to well-known brands, others are collaborations between two creative household names and
How to let a friendship go
Our enthusiasm makes us believe in the “happily ever after” of friendships. But it is usually not the case, and our hearts can ache badly. It might be the whole craziness of Galentine’s/ Valentine’s around us, but a recent call
How I optimized my holidays budget
This post was sponsored by Amazon in partnership with Forward Influence. All opinions are my own. I am all about rituals and decoration for the holidays, but I have learned my lessons: Holidays can be stressful, but I can optimize
My top 5 non-profits for #GivingTuesday
Because we already gave thanks and got carried away on Black Friday. We also supported small business on Saturday (right?) and took advantage of Cyber Monday already. It is time to be part of something bigger on Giving Tuesday. In case
This soundtrack brought my daughter and I closer
The new soundtrack from the movie “The Greatest Showman” has more than one surprise. This post is sponsored by Atlantic Records but all opinions are my own. I have a pre-teen daughter who is pushing the boundaries (and too many of
Wrapping gifts for foster kids via Instant Family the movie!
I am SO ready to become one of Santa’s elf! Last Sunday I attended a gathering designed to create more awareness about the kids living in the foster care system and celebrate the releasing of the movie Instant Family. L.A Mamacitas
BE INTERNET AWESOME with Google
… Or why you being kind is kind of a big deal for Google. Did you know October is National Bullying Prevention Month? Google and Forward Influence Network invited me to join this campaign for a sponsored post, expressing my own
The Jade Face Roller: What is it and why we all want it
Although it seems to be yet another beauty trend coming from the East, jade stones have been part of human routines and rituals for centuries. The jade face roller is the perfect tool to accomplish a simple and soothing self-care beauty
What happen to the clothes shown in the runway?
What is a runway for when the clothing obviously will never be worn again? For years I had the same question and it was partially the reason I started studying and got certified as a fashion stylist. So when I