An Octobery October

[Photo by Betty Binon of Stems and Forks] By: Gabriela Yareliz Happy October! It’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month. It’s super important to keep educating ourselves on these issues and monitoring our own health. (This goes for men and women). I wanted to link this article on 8 Common Breast Cancer Myths That Need To BeContinue reading “An Octobery October”

Saying This Once

By: Gabriela Yareliz As my friend Milica used to say, “I AM ONLY GOING TO SAY THIS ONCE,” so listen up: Today is yours. No more wasted emotions, thoughts and words. You are more powerful than you think, and it’s time to acknowledge that. Be emboldened. Step out of the box you were put in.Continue reading “Saying This Once”

Per Dimenticare

[Per Dimenticare= Italian for: [In Order] to Forget You] By: Gabriela Yareliz It has been a happy set of months, where I have been watching friends’ wedding videos, attending weddings and finding out about new life chapters beginning. It has filled me with so much happiness for those friends; those I love so much. In theContinue reading “Per Dimenticare”

Friday Glee: February 5, 2016

Hi friends, Today, we explore snowy tragedies, what’s in an age (is it really nothing but a number?), questioning what it means to be really “grown up”, the political scene, breakups, languages, and maybe more– you know, if we get to it. Most of you aren’t from the U.S.; I love looking at my readerContinue reading “Friday Glee: February 5, 2016”

Abedin’s Choice

By: Gabriela Yareliz She’s been on our mind for a while now; ever since her husband announced his candidacy for Mayor of New York. The Huffington Post might as well have a section about Huma Abedin, Anthony Weiner’s wife, with the many articles that have focused on her in recent days. The Huff hasn’t beenContinue reading “Abedin’s Choice”

This Week’s Picks: May 19, 2013

By: Gabriela Yareliz The end of 1L year. By God’s grace we have made it through. Thank you Jesus, for all the amazing blessings. Thank you for dreaming big dreams for us, and for caring so much for us that you make a plan for our lives. Thank you, because if we are willing, youContinue reading “This Week’s Picks: May 19, 2013”

Something I am sure of

By: Gabriela Yareliz [For those of you who like my personal posts, you are in for a treat. (I guess that depends on if you actually really like them.)Here is today in a nutshell, and thank you for reading. I know I am not the president or anything, so, I appreciate you taking time toContinue reading “Something I am sure of”

Madness!

By: Gabriela Yareliz The more I see of this city, it still amazes me that we humans are willing to live in certain conditions…especially when other places have a lower cost of living and better lifestyles to offer. Like, there are places where you don’t pay $7 for a loaf of bread and $12 forContinue reading “Madness!”