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…

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…

The Little Things in Life

Compassion and gratitude was what I felt when Jen walked into my job on a random afternoon. The sweet, little things in life really do leave the largest stains on our souls. I had met Jen one night heading home from work and the connection between us sparked instantly. It’s like when you first meet…

Ubiquitous Love

“I love you not because of the things that you do for me, but for being who you are. Your being is enough for me to love.” This idea resonated with me one afternoon… There are so many ways to dive deeper into Love. So many ways to dive deep into gratitude, happiness, well-being and…

Insights from Mother Nature

It was a breezy, Spring day. Roaming around with my lover amongst trees, birds and fresh air. We had been walking for the past 30 minutes and I felt my heart beat slowly increasing. We knew where we were going and we couldn’t wait to get there. The water fall at the Botanical Gardens. It…