I’ve been consistently building my self-awareness for as long as I can remember. One of my most recent endeavours has been to differentiate what is coming from my ego and what is coming from me (or my inner self). And whew, chile, it is not easy! Sure, recognizing it is real simple. But stopping yourself from … More Ego Says What?
Hello! I’ve been thinking a lot lately about beauty standards, and almost just in time, a favourite actorvist Jameela Jamil called out another beauty company for shaming women about their bodies. So, I thought: yes, this is a sign from the Universe! I started going to gym recently (I know, right, me? writer of this … More It’s Me – I’m the 10
I took a little break from writing on here because, let’s be honest… Life in Peace Corps is tough. I’ve been meaning to write more on mental health and taking care of yourself, but being in the deepest of ruts, I couldn’t see myself writing anything worth the read. However, I have recovered quite a … More You’re Resilient, Babe!
I grew up playing sports. I loved them, and I was lucky enough to be good at them. But when I neared the end of High School, people started talking about gym. So I joined the gym, too. I didn’t like it at all, but I figured I had to get used to it since … More Girl, You Will Never See Me in the Gym
It may be my religious upbringing, or the fact that society in general chooses women for this, but I’ve been taught since birth to give and give and never stop giving. I’ve recently had to re-evaluate certain relationships and friendships in my life, and have had to admit to myself that despite all my feminist … More Deep-Condition Your Dry-Ass Beliefs
Hey y’all. I totally played ya- this is not a post about Avengers: Infinity War. At all. Even though I did go watch it and did get my emotions played with like everyone else. Wow, Marvel. Wow. Chris Hemsworth, my husband, still keepin it tight. 👌🏾 Anyway this is a post about defensiveness. Going further and … More S.H.I.E.L.D.s Up!
I don’t know about you, but it hits me pretty hard when I struggle to do something I used to do so easily. It’s as if a part of my self-esteem has just been ruthlessly snatched from me. Since graduating from my Acting course, I’ve been getting back into my other hobbies and being confronted … More Chill, Bih! You Just Outta Practice
Happy New Year, everyone! I hope everyone had a great holiday season! As promised, I’ll update y’all on my December self-care challenge that I introduced in my last post: being at home on break has actually made it easier to complete my daily tasks, but I’m a lot less motivated to work out since it … More Update & Happy New Year!
Alondra Rodriguez is in her final year of undergrad at Manhattanville College. She keeps herself busy working as an office assistant in two offices on campus, and is always looking for new opportunities to learn and grow. Her hobbies include food (primarily eating it), reading, spending time with friends, and dancing with her team! She … More Tuesday Spotlight: Alondra Rodriguez
Why do my parents think I have self esteem issues because I’m not as social as I was last year? I don’t want to be the same person I was last year. -V Dear V, The first question I wanted to ask you is, have your parents ever come out and said those words to … More Ask Mighty: Parents, Self-Esteem, and Communication