How to set yourself up for success

It’s December 28th and you are probably NOT thinking about your career or the job you are going to land but I think you should be thinking about those things, right now. I believe we make our own luck and planning is the first step towards improving anything in life (see here) so get your planning … Continue Reading

6 Tips to Write the Perfect Cover Letter

The ladies from Elarie Consulting are back with some goodness of knowledge about cover letters. Yes, we ALL hate them but they WILL make a difference in your career. Read below for 6 tips to put to practice this weekend when browsing for new opportunities!  Ah, the dreaded cover letter! It’s incredibly difficult to sit … Continue Reading

7 Truths Learned from Aerie Real Talk

Hi! Hope you had a great Monday at work and are now at the comfort of you home, relaxing reading A Hint of Life! This past weekend, I went to the Create & Cultivate pop-up at the new Aerie store in Lincoln Road, Miami Beach. I have been to 3 of Create & Cultivate’s conferences … Continue Reading

Introducing Elarie Consulting!

A warm hello to all of the readers over here at A Hint of Life! Kayla and Rachele here from Elarie Consulting in Detroit, MI. As a full service career consulting operation, we’re in the business of helping career focused individuals on pursuing every avenue of their dreams. How exactly do we manage all of … Continue Reading

Adulting 101: Fix Your 401k

Last week, I was at a company meeting and they had us do a workshop about storytelling; one of the exercises was to find out the “truths” of your audience. “Truths” are thoughts or ideas your audience has that they believe to be true but are not necessarily so. In this case, my “truth” is … Continue Reading

How to survive a hangover at work

Hi there!! Happy Monday  🙂 I’ve never really been a big Halloween person but I know many of you are so I thought I should share some knowledge on how to survive a hangover at work. Although Halloween is on a Tuesday this year, I’m sure some of you will make a trip down to … Continue Reading

Why a Hint of Life was Born

  Hi guys! as I mentioned last week on our instagram, there hasn’t been any content here on the blog because we are trying to re-focus our intention with the site. To start off, I wanted to tell you the story of why I created A Hint of Life. Things are about to get a … Continue Reading

How To Look For a Job

This question was recently brought up to me by my best friend, who just graduated from school as an Industrial Designer. She said “Give me tips on how to find a job… I have no idea how to start” so, Aliana my love, this one is for you (an all of you trying to find … Continue Reading

Productivity vs Stagnation When Working From Home

A couple of weeks ago marked 2 months of “Working from Home” for me. To be honest, I’m not sure if I’ll ever want to go back to an office. I admit, having brainstorm sessions in a group of 10 is awesome, inspiring and motivating but the freedom of working around your schedule is a … Continue Reading

Reasons you should watch Queen of the South

You’ve probably heard a million times that, to achieve something in life, you must work hard. But, what does “hard-work” really mean? Let me tell you… it’s doing all the ground work you REALLY do not want to do. Queen of the South is a show, I recommend you watch; the story is heart-racing and … Continue Reading

Should your business represent you?

As some of you may know, I recently started working with ZICO Coconut Water as my full-time job and honestly, this past month and some days have been full of work and learning. Being part of company that was founded by a “normal guy” a decade ago, it’s inspiring and it’s probably the best “school” … Continue Reading

Interview: Gaby Guzman

On the second installation of Interviews on A Hint of Life I’m bringing to you the sweet, happy, and energetic Gaby Guzman! Founder of The Jupiter Circle, a marketing and branding consulting agency in Miami which focuses on helping women find their voice and strategize how to portray themselves to build their businesses! I had … Continue Reading

Interview: Carla Dueñas

It’s easy (sometimes) to talk about myself, my stories, my experiences and failures in hopes of inspiring you to lead the life you want; whether it’s a corporate life, a freelance life, a healthy life or a party life – in reality, all I want is for you to fulfill your dreams regardless of what … Continue Reading

Starting Over? Here’s a story you need to read

Wearing: Jeans (Here, Here) – Top (Here, Here) – Shoes (Here) – Bag (Here, Here) – Lips (Zip) I found the book #Girlboss two years after it was published, just a couple of month’s before Sophia Amoruso’s super business went bankrupt. Read the book in about one day, listened and watched to probably almost every interview … Continue Reading

A New Start

Jeans: Here or Here Jacket: Here  Shoes: Here  Bag: Here or Here Wondering where I have been this past week? I had a last week at the job I had for a year and a half, my sister was home from Colorado and spent the weekend relaxing and visiting places in Miami like Wynwood and having some … Continue Reading

My “Failure” Story

I have to tell you guys a story. Something that has been with me for a while and feels like it’s time to share. Bare with me if somethings don’t make much sense but I think this post will help us relate to each other better. When I was 21, I opened my first business, … Continue Reading

Important qualities a founder needs to be successful?

It seems like nowadays everyone wants to be their own boss. The term “entrepreneur” is heard of at every networking conversation and even when HR executives look for “entrepreneurs” to hire. An entrepreneur is someone who wants to dictate his or her own calls and live life on her/his own terms. But, how do you … Continue Reading

#Girlboss Rally Learnings

Hi girls! This past weekend, I headed to the #Girlboss Rally by Sophia Amoruso with two of my friends. It was a day full of inspiration, emotion and hope. We had speakers from Gabby Bernstein, To Emily Weiss to Kevin – founder of Instagram. I loved it and so, I will share some learning with … Continue Reading

How to Keep Learning

Hi girls! most of us are working a regular 9-5 job (it’s more like 9-6) and although we might like and enjoy it, our heads are probably somewhere else when it comes to… what’s next? Do you feel like you have hit a bump in the road and don’t know where to go? Should you … Continue Reading

Balancing Worklife

Hi girls, tonight I wanted to talk to you about how I have been balancing worklife this past month. They say it takes 14 days to turn an action into habit and although I haven’t mastered it, there has been changes in my routine and attitude I’m really loving. I have learned to love the … Continue Reading