On Univision’s Despierta America with Summer Reading Program & Discount Code

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The education organization I co-founded Latinas for Latino Lit (L4LL) has a summer reading program specifically designed to reach, teach, and engage Hispanic students. In case you missed it, we are doing a series of appearances on Univision’s highly-rated national morning show Despierta América. This summer, we are collaborating with Univision Educación in partnership with The Bill and Melinda […]

From Stress to Success in the City: Tips for Establishing a Work-Life Balance

The path to stress free living.

Establishing a work-life balance is important for living a healthy, stress-free life. Your career is just one part of your life. As young professionals, making strides towards balancing your work with other responsibilities and interests will help create healthy habits that will last through your future professional career. When you let your work take over your life, the other […]

Summer Break: Celebrating Your Authentic-Self During LGBT Pride Month

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June is Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Pride Month. For the LGBT community and supporters, this is a time to celebrate how far the gay rights movement has come as well as continue work towards realizing full civil rights in our country. From the covers of major magazines to high school video productions, the conversation on LGBT […]

From Stress To Success in the City: Ten Tips for Relieving Office Anxiety

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Navigating a heavy workload and performance pressure in the office can take a toll on your mind and body. For National Employee Wellness Month, make a conscious effort to reduce your stress levels to support your overall well being. While working out and eating well outside the office is necessary, bringing health goals into the […]

Summer Break: The ‘Do It Yourself’ Project

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Do It Yourself (DIY) projects can be an enjoyable and productive way to spend free time over the summer. The power of the internet has made it easier than ever to execute small life hacks, or tricks to help effectively manage your time, as well as large projects that once required professional help. Whether enjoying crafts with the kids or finishing […]

From Stress To Success in the City: Dressing Professional During the Summer Swelter

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Dressing well is not about being stylish or fashion forward (though that is a temptation) so don’t wear your mini-skirt and tank top to the office. Your office attire is about communicating your professional personal brand. Though brains and hard work are what get the job done, dressing professionally is important for developing a career brand. When you dress […]

From Stress to Success in the City: Employee Fitness Outside of the Office

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Establishing a workout routine and intentionally exercising outside can be a key to reducing stress from the workday grind. Physical activity, fresh air and sunshine contribute to your overall well-being. For National Employee Wellness Month, consider outdoor fitness to stay in shape and healthy after work hours to reap the benefits 9 to 5. Physical activity is one component of overall health […]