How to: Advocate for Yourself

How To: Advocate for Yourself is live on @mataiagency, the agency for change and women’s empowerment! For ex-people pleasers and #recoveringnicegirls like me it can be hard to stand up for what you want. In the article, I outline 7 ‘laws’ that help make it easy for you to build that confidence. 🌙 Law #1: Believe in What You Are Asking For 🌙 Law #2: Step Out of the Victim Mindset 🌙 Law #3: Decide Exactly What You Want — And Go For It 🌙 Law #4: Draw Up a Plan of Action 🌙 Law #5: Seek out Support 🌙 Law #6: Communicate with Clarity 🌙 Law #7: Be Firm and Persistent

Sights and Sounds: Miami Art Week 2018

To me, Miami is a seemingly perfect city with its oceanfront properties, vibrant cultural scene, and year-round tropical weather. Its proud Latinx and Caribbean immigrants make for an atmosphere that reminds me of being back home in St. Thomas. Throw a week dedicated only to art fairs into the mix and the South Florida hub becomes my type of heaven.