It’s not what you say, it’s how you say it. It’s a well-known fact that body language is a huge part of our self-expression, often giving away our true feelings. For example, when fielding questions from your tias, tias abuelas and their amigas about your singledom, you paste on a smile and politely answer Yes, I’m sure...Por aquí, chica!
Credit card debt: the eternal monkey on your back. It seems that no matter how many payments you make, the balance never seems to decrease significantly. Of course that could have something to do with all those designer clothes you keep splurging on (“but the new Amelia Toro collection is soooo gorgeous!” you say). Most likely,...Por aquí, chica!
In the global village we currently inhabit, language skills have become increasingly important. But we don’t need to tell you that, our bilingual beauties. You more than anyone know the benefits and significance of being able to express yourself in more than one language (to hell with it just doesn’t pack quite the same punch as...Por aquí, chica!
As Latinas, we have the genetically programmed desire to please everyone around us. We often find ourselves doing things we don’t really want to do just because we feel we should do them, like taking on that big project at work even though you are beyond swamped, or missing American Idol to take abuelita to her bingo game. The...Por aquí, chica!
Regardless of any other goals you have set for yourself in 2011, one of your main priorities should be to get your finances in order. No more surprise overdraft notices and maxing out one credit card to pay off another. Start by checking out your credit report, in order to assess where you stand. This way you can determine if you...Por aquí, chica!
Ever wondered why your extended family back in the motherland always seems so much more upbeat and bubbly than their gringo counterparts? It’s because of all the sunshine, duh. Living that close to the Equator means never having to suffer through long, bleak winters and below-freezing temperatures. That not only equates a better...Por aquí, chica!