Brujeria, which in English means witchcraft, was taught to me in high school with a book. The teacher assigned “The Crucible” written by Arthur Miller in high school. The purpose of the book is to educate the class about the horrific history of The Salem Witch Trials and the beginnings of structured religion. The tone of the book described an era of fear among the witches, painting a dark and dreary image. Now fast forward to the present, my fellow Latinx millennials and I are digging through family history. While digging through family history we are figuring out aspects of witchcraft that is left out of the book. For many people of color, there is a positive impact in the practice of Brujeria while rediscovering our roots. Continue reading
As a newcomer to the understanding of chakras (chakras is a practice of belief of the spiritual power found in the human body, including the crown, third eye, throat, heart, navel, sacral, and root.) I’ve been gravitating towards the practice of self-awareness including yoga, meditation, and light therapy. Studying the spiritual belief for about two years, I’ve seen such a positive difference in myself that motivates me to wake up every morning. I’ve stopped thinking negatively, found joy in the smallest things, and been in tune with reaching goals that I thought was impossible to achieve.Overall the outlook of my life has become more balanced.
Have you ever heard of the quote:“Beauty is how you feel on the inside, and it reflects in your eyes.” by Sophia Loren? If you have or not, women everywhere spend a large sum of money on cosmetics.Instead, they can save money by focusing on their well-being. I’m not claiming you have to stop completely buying makeup, (I know I won’t) the ultimate beauty tool will help you not invest in your whole paycheck.The inner beauty is how you take care of yourself.You follow the ritual of taking the essential vitamins you need and drinking eight-ounce glasses of water a day. As a woman living in New York City, the place that never sleeps is also hard to get the recommended seven to nine hours of dream land.
Jason Santiago represents its theory, a Bronx born fashion designer whom specializes in custom tailoring.
He got his start on MTV. The MTV show was Sean John design competition. He embarked a successful journey working with well-known major clients. I will only mention a few stars he worked with in a humble manner.The celebrities include Lauryn Hill, Alica Keys and Migos.