Kicking Ass at Home

Kicking Ass at Home

By Julia Melim If you’re like me and many people, and you have felt December is the time for a new beginning, it’s like New Year’s Eve came early for all of us in 2020 – this is the year of embracing the unknown. Usually, people wait until New Year’s to start writing...
How Do You Do a Fantastic Day?

How Do You Do a Fantastic Day?

  Initially, we can start saying one can make your day a bad one unless you allow them. It is completely up to you to decide how you are going to take things that happen today. You are the party boss. You are in charge of the steering of the ship. Here bellow we...
In Between Visas, Accents and Nostalgia

In Between Visas, Accents and Nostalgia

By Juliana Machado After living in N.Y. for 9 years I am “landing” in L.A. with an invitation to write an article about studying abroad, since in my years in the U.S. I have assisted in the ‘comes and goes’ of many international students. My first trip abroad from...
The Experience as a Fashion Photographer

The Experience as a Fashion Photographer

By Lisa Neary At the beginning of 2014, I retired from Caesar’s Entertainment and opened a small family portrait studio here in Las Vegas as photography is a long time passion!  I was happily taking photos of local families when I was offered a chance to join...
Problemas com Falta de Foco e Disciplina?

Problemas com Falta de Foco e Disciplina?

Quem nunca se sentiu mal por ter chegado ao fim do dia sem ter cumprido uma tarefa pré-determinada? Quem nunca finalizou uma jornada de trabalho se sentindo cansado e improdutivo que atire a primeira pedra. Isto é mais comum do que se imagina, o problema é quando se...
Fair Exchange

Fair Exchange

By Sylvia Silk One of the most valuable lessons I have learned over the years is to take care of fare exchange negotiations up front. At the very beginning of an enterprise that involves time, energy, skill or money, there needs to be clarity and agreement of who is...
Argentine to Alaska, the Adventure

Argentine to Alaska, the Adventure

By Lindenberg Junior and Sandra Lobo | Translation: Ricardo Dantas “This is a dream which we had since we were children”, says Hernan. They met each other for the first time in Buenos Aires when she was eight and he ten years old. They felt in love during adolescence...
Reflections on Brazil

Reflections on Brazil

By Judy Piazza I can still smell Brazil in my clothes… I am reluctant to wash them. Their scent reminds me of the salt air, of shrimp vended on crowded beaches along with sun lotions and all nature of other items, of Brazilian night sounds, sensuous and smooth guitar...
Films for Change

Films for Change

By Holly Mosher After living in Rio and working on Brazilian movies as an assistant editor and assistant sound editor in 1995-96, I came back to the United States and fell into producing films. It was a trajectory I never expected as I always thought I’d be working...
O Surfista Lida com o Pessoal e o Comercial

O Surfista Lida com o Pessoal e o Comercial

  Na visão do surfista, um empresário pode absorver sua experiência não apenas quando o tema é parceria, mas também quando se trata de superação em situações adversas. “Para surfar ondas gigantes é preciso ser um estrategista e estar bem determinado”, explicou...
Life is Like a River

Life is Like a River

By Kátia Moraes I think that one of the strangest feelings in life is the one you feel when you have to let someone you love go from this lifetime. I’d feel really selfish if I had held on to my mother’s life one more day. That was not “life”, that was...
Smart Strategies Before Divorce

Smart Strategies Before Divorce

In some cases divorce becomes the only recourse to seek and one of the main contributing factors that would call for such drastic measure would be taken would be the existence of abuse within the framework of the marriage. When there is any sign of abuse having to be...