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Interview with Carolina | Mother, Wife & Executive

Miami, Florida | October 19, 2022 Please share a bit about your background. I am Brazilian. My father is Brazilian and my mom is Argentinean. I was raised in Brazil and moved to Switzerland to study hotel management for college. I spent 4.5 yrs there and after that went to work for a cruise line and…

Happy 2023!

Happy New Year!!! I’ve been debating what to write in this first post this year and a friend gave me this simple and great idea. I think it’s great timing to stop and thank all of you for joining me on this ride! There have been about 5k of you so far and I’m humbled…

10 Takeaways from 2022

It’s been a while since I last posted here and a lot has been going on. I got stuck with my writing again. Part of it comes from unrealistic expectations I had set around the last phase of the book and once I realized those weren’t going to happen, I decided to pause the book…

Neurologist & Functional Dr Updates

A few months ago, I was struggling with migraines that took me back to the acupuncture specialist that treats me. My psychiatrist and therapist recommended I see a neurologist to make sure it wasn’t anything physically serious. I finally spoke to her this week. She is a neighbor of my parents and works at one…

Learning Through Teaching Yoga

A few months ago, I was asked to teach kids yoga at a school. I doubted the offer for a few weeks as I was going through another depressive episode and any type of decision of this kind overwhelms me. I received my 200 hour YTT (Yoga Teacher Training) certificate in early 2017, after practicing…

Interview with Dr Trujillo | Emma & Mathias Pediatrician September 13, 2022

Please describe your Professional Background. I am a general pediatrician. I completed my pediatric residency at the University of Chicago’s Lutheran General Hospital in 1997. I’ve been working in my present office for 3 years and in the past office for 25 years. How long have Emma and Mathias been your patients? They have been…

What do Liver, Progesterone AND Colon Hydrotherapy Have in Common?

Warmer, warmer, HOT! I feel each day we are closer to the source of the problem. Hang tight. This may all sound esoteric but there is science around this too, I promise! On Friday, August 12th, after suffering 3 days of intense migraine, I went with my friend Carol to an acupuncture session with Dr…

Postpartum & Family Suicide | Aurora Cruz @PushingThroughPostpartum

Please share a bit about your background. I am a licensed clinical social worker based in NYC. I am currently trying to get accepted into a PhD program. I started this platform because I had postpartum depression. I am 35. I have a 12 year old bonus child and a child I gave birth to…

Sleep

Something I took for granted for so many years. 35 to be exact. I grew up gratefully sleeping very well and a lot. Especially on weekends. I loved to sleep in. Although my Dad often woke me up by opening up all the curtains and windows and saying it was a beautiful day to be…

Brazil SUMMER RECAP

We just spent the month of July in Brazil. The kids and I traveled together. Richard couldn’t join us since we just took our family trip to Spain and he wanted to focus on work. My tribe was there – my parents, 6 siblings, and the whole crew of 14 siblings. The plane landed in…

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