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

Pushing Away Something You Love?

As I sit in my room trying to come up with motivational/inspirational blog posts to share with you guys, I come to the realization that I’m unconsciously pushing away something I love – Style. I’ve shared time and time again the failure of my first business, an online clothing store for women and yet, I … 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

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

The Spirit Junkie in Your Life

When you are in a point of your life when nothing makes sense and you need uplifting, motivation and happiness, Gabby Bernstine, most commonly known as “The Spirit Junkie” shares valuable content about how to make a change in your life for the better. She teaches out of experience, which is one of the reasons I … 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

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

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

How to be a real manager

Hi girls, in this installment of Career Advice, we will be talking about Management Skills. I’m reading the book “It’s OK to Be the Boss” and it has actually been a really helpful book. As career women we are either in a management position or will be promoted to be in a managerial position sometime … Continue Reading

Open Topic: Taking Advantage of Holiday

Hi girls, today I’m making an impromptu blog post. I follow an editorial calendar and today is marked as “Career” post in which I tell you my experiences in the work environment as a way to inspire you to follow your dreams and never give up. Today is a holiday in the USA and most … Continue Reading

Finding Career Guidance

Hey there career woman! It’s been a little while since we last spoke but as the end of the year is approaching, I wanted to share bits and pieces of the book Lean In which has taken me a while to read but really does offer great career advice. (Here’s a list of books I … Continue Reading

On-The-Go Skincare

Ever since high school, or even, middle school, I’ve been getting facials. My friends (even my mom) thought I was a little crazy because facials is normally something older women did… not a 15 year old girl. But then again, my personality has always been a bit “old” and I’ve always just really cared a … Continue Reading

5 Tips For Starting a Business From Home

Starting a business from home can be one of the most exciting and daunting tasks you face in your life. But if you’ve looked at different professional paths and ultimately determined that you might be better off trying to start something on your own, more power to you! It’s a long, hard road, but it’s also immensely … Continue Reading