Wanderlust 108 with Swisse

Posted on October 5, 2018

I had the wonderful opportunity to attend Wanderlust 108 held in Washington, DC with Swisse – Australia’s No. 1 brand for vitamins and supplements. Wanderlust 108 is considered to be the “world’s only mindful triathlon.” What does that mean? Well, the event featured three mindful activities – Running/Walking, Yoga, and Mediation. Cool, right? What better way to start a Saturday morning. The schedule was full of activities from 6:30am – 2:00pm but I chose to do the 5K, mediate andRead More

Travel: Laugarvatn Fontana pools

Posted on February 16, 2017

During our visit, we arrived at Laugarvatn Fontana Geothermal Baths around 2:00 pm.  Just in time to catch the tour of their traditional Icelandic geothermal bakery, which goes on every day at 11.30 a.m. and 2.30 p.m.  We experienced it first hand and I was blown away!  Our tour guide explained to us the history of the bakery and what the process entailed. Honestly, I don’t remember all of details because I was so hungry and I wanted to justRead More

Brown Girls Love Power Day – January 7th, 2017

Posted on December 26, 2016

What a way to start off the New Year!!!   I will be speaking at #BrownGirlsLovePOWER Day on January 7th with four other AWESOME and inspirational ladies.  The event has an amazing lineup of workshops and panel discussions on empowerment and so much more! Hurry and grab your tickets at: Looking forward to meeting everyone! XO, Mel  

Creme Of Nature Announces Breast Cancer Awareness Month Campaign Including Continued Partnership With Look Good Feel Better

Posted on September 25, 2015

How AHHHMAZING is this?!?!!!  Creme of Nature® is partnering with Look Good Feel Better for an informative Breast Cancer Awareness Month campaign through the end of October. Look Good Feel Better is a free non-medical, national program dedicated to improving the self-esteem and quality of life of people undergoing cancer treatment. The campaign includes a limited-edition Creme of Nature with Argan Oil from Morocco Pink Perfect Edges; Breast Cancer Awareness walks in St. Louis, New York City, Jacksonville, Chicago andRead More


Posted on July 2, 2015

photo: nikki rich I love to run but not the type of running you see in the picture above.   I run when:  Balancing my 9-5 and blogging There is conflict I feel vulnerable When I need to make huge decisions My family issues My relationship My financial situation I mean this list can go on but ultimately, I decided to stop running from myself.  I took these two months that I have not posted and finally took care of myself.  I knew I had toRead More

Posted on February 20, 2015

Hola! I know its been a while and if you are following my Instagram you would see I have been quite busy traveling.  Don’t worry! I will catch you up on all of the great things happening including being recognized by Cosmopolitan for Latinas!  I lost my mind when I got the news.  I am truly humbled and honored to be recognized with nine other amazing Latinas .  Read the full article here. Xo, Mel

Ionic Detoxification at My Wellness Solutions (MWS) Health

Posted on January 9, 2015

  Happy New Year EVERYONE!   I know I have been on a hiatus from posting (SORRY) but I have been spending quality time with family and friends, traveling and enjoy some ME time.  I promised myself that I would be more conscience of my health and well being for 2015 which brings me to the topic of Ionic Detoxification.  The awesome duo and fellow Latinas of My Wellness Solutions (MWS) Health, Violet and Indhira treated me to this awesome service and I must say IRead More