Ecuador: The Journey of Self.

I’m spending the next 14 days in Ecuador and I could not be more excited! I’ve been needing this trip, especially after all the transition that has taken place in my life these past few months. New job, new school, new career, new home. Just about everything in my life is renewing and now more…

Hello October

Ever since the solar eclipse, it seems as if major change is taking place in everyone’s life! From break ups, friendships coming to an end, career changes and the opening of new doors, transition is happening for everyone. Now that September has passed and these changes have somewhat settled in, October brings a time of…

Discovering Identity 

I had been patiently waiting for weeks to receive my ancestry DNA results. For as long as I can remember, most people that encountered me, could not identify where I was from. They’d make comments such as, “you look Indian, but you act Spanish….” Throughout my childhood, my mom would jokingly say, “They gave me…

Dance: My Spiritual Escape

Dance has become my s w e e t  s u r r e n d e r . . . It’s a form of expression that is essential to human nature. Through dance, we tap into vulnerability; an act that is crucial to growth and spiritual enlightenment. Lets not forget, dancing has taken place in many…

Ciara Vicente

  We all experience insecurity at some point in our lives. I did everything in my power to run away from body hair as a teenager. It was hard to accept myself especially since I was constantly made fun of at school. If it wasn’t my “big” nose, it was my mustache or the weird…

A Writer’s Creativity

P E R S O N A L I T Y. . . . that’s what my writing could use more of…. I have always been an academic writer. School has taught me to admire straight forward, formal and educational essays, so much that I’ve completely lost my conversational touch when free writing. Well, maybe…

Self Love Rituals

Have you taken time out to love YOU today? Self care is vital. How can you truly make anyone happy if you never make time for yourself? Most people don’t realize that they stand in front of their own happiness because they are neglecting themselves. Dedicate at least 20 minutes daily to do whatever it is…

Live in the Now

Work on yourself and love yourself all at once…  You are the artist and the art.  We all have a purpose. We all envision our higher self in a happier and more productive place… As we strive in this world to create our goals, it can become easy to lose focus of the Now. The…