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El Poder de la Responsabilidad

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Empoderamiento Personal:   En este episodio de nuestro podcast converso sobre el poder de la responsabilidad, pero más específicamente, la importancia de tomar responsabilidad sobre nuestros propios actos.   Decidí hacer este episodio porque hace como 3 semanas atrás asistí a un excelente seminario de auto superación y desarrollo personal llamado Landmark Forum y se trató mucho este tema. Por esa razón, quería compartir con todas ustedes ciertas ideas para ayudarlas a  reflexionar sobre el tema.   El acto de ser responsable exige rendirle cuenta a alguien. Por ejemplo, cuando somos responsables por algo, le rendimos cuenta a nuestro jefe, a nuestros...

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The Power of Accountability

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A Priceless Tool: In this episode of the Mamas Con Ganas Podcast I discuss the power of accountability.   I recently participated in a self-development training called The Landmark Forum and accountability was something they discussed at great length. Coincidentally, in the previous podcast I released, the word accountability came up as well when I interviewed Connie Tang, CEO of Princess House. She highlights accountability in her book Fearless Living: 8 Life Changing Values for Breakthrough Success. Connie is one dynamic and empowering mamacita and interviewing her was an absolute pleasure. I highly recommend you listen to that episode as well....

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El efecto multiplicador de tu generosidad

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 ¡HEMOS LANZADO NUESTRO PODCAST!   EPISODIO 1: EL EFECTO MULTIPLCADOR DE TU GENEROSIDAD Claudia Ramirez es la fundadora de Barriga Llena Mente Alerta cuyo propósito es alimentar a niños desamparados durante el año escolar en un colegio de Venezuela. Ella nos habla sobre el efecto multiplicador de tu generosidad y: La filosofía de cómo multiplicar nuestras bendiciones creando una “cadena de favores”. Cómo crear un gran impacto con pequeñas acciones y dedicando un poquito de tiempo. El impacto que ella ha logrado con su organización Barriga Llena Mente Alerta.     ENTREVISTA CON LA FUNDADORA DE BARRIGA LLENA MENTE ALERTA   Cliquéa aquí para encontrarnos en...

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Postpartum Body Gratitude

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From Awe to Ugh! During pregnancy I was in awe of my tummy transformation. I saw it morph into this giant ball and contort as my baby wiggled around in there. Although the phase of pregnancy itself was far from the 9 months of continual bliss portrayed on TV, I anticipated our baby’s arrival in gratitude and disbelief of what my body was capable of. It didn’t matter that it was baby number two. I was aware of the miracle at hand.   After Leo's arrival looking at my tummy’s reflection in the mirror was no longer awe but awful....

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Pregnancy Blues

Pregnancy Blues

No one quite prepares you for the ups and downs pregnancy can bring. Growing up we are led to believe that for 9 months we will live in a joyful, blissful state of constant gratitude while our little buns cooks in the oven. But let’s get real. Pregnancy is not a walk in the park; it is the ultimate state of vulnerability and strength all wrapped into one.   Pregnancy Confessions   In my case, this is my second pregnancy so I was in no way anticipating a fairy tale ride. However, I was not expecting the dramatic mood swings...

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Discover Your Uniqueness

You might have heard the phrase you are unique… but what does that really mean and how do we discover our uniqueness so that it shines thru in our lives? You might be surprised to discover that by uncovering your uniqueness you’ll open the door to a more authentic and joyful life.   This applies to any area in your life. Bringing your uniqueness to your professional life, for example, can fuel you with a motivation to bring innovative ideas to the table and come up with creative solutions.   The same is true when you bring your uniqueness...

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The Importance of Hope in the New Year

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Hope you’re enjoying your holiday season donde quiera que estés. We didn’t want to close out the year without sending you our love ❤️ and best wishes for 2017. Although we know that this time of the year can be a joyful one, it can also be a time of melancholy, reflection and sadness… usually depending on whether our year has been a valley or a peak.   Con esto en mente, we wanted to share with all of you a message that touched our hearts last week. A friend of ours turned us on to the Vous Church YouTube...

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The Survival Guide to Starting a Business With Friends

Contemplating starting a business venture with a friend?   At first, the idea of working with one of your closest friends might seem like a dream come true. However, the reality is that it’s super challenging—an endeavour that tests your patience and personal character beyond your wildest pesadillas. Almost anyone who works and owns a business con familia o amigos can attest to this.   Many people will actually advise you to steer away from starting business ventures with friends. Moreover, statistics and research demonstrate that the odds are not in your favour. Having said that, the world is...

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Be proud of your heritage, but gosh darn it, go out and vote!

Voto Latino- Mamas Con Ganas

  Although I often say that I am an international citizen—having grown up in Venezuela, the United States and France—I am 100% Latina. I crave my arepas, pabellón and can't resist dancing whenever I hear reggaeton, salsa or merengue. My husband will add that I automatically switch to Spanish as my default language when I'm tired. I also swap to Spanish without fail when I feel the urge to swear "Cónchale!" (that's my clean version obviously) or in a romantic mood (mi vida, mi amorcito lindo). Pobresito, mi hubby Canadiense. He had no choice but to...

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