With a Little Help from Our Comadres: Part Two

Last week we learned that researchers have validated that the strong bonds we have as Latinas in our traditional familias and friendships protect us—and can help us make healthy changes. This week, I want to share a personal story and una práctica (a practice). A Balanced Life with Help From Our Comadres Miriam and I…… Continue reading With a Little Help from Our Comadres: Part Two

With a Little Help from Our Comadres: Part One

Health researchers tell us what we already know, that the Latin American family has some built-in protective factors related to the closeness and support we get from our extended families. Although most of us Latinas already know that, it sure is nice to have it affirmed by scholars and health researchers. We know from experience,…… Continue reading With a Little Help from Our Comadres: Part One

Healthy Changes: Don’t Go It Alone—Tell Your Comadre

Making healthy changes isn’t easy—it takes commitment and hard work.. The good news is: you don’t have to go it alone. Starting a new healthy lifestyle journey is much easier with a comadre by your side. Keep in mind that it is even better if your comadre is also on a healthy lifestyle journey. You’ve…… Continue reading Healthy Changes: Don’t Go It Alone—Tell Your Comadre

Avoiding the Thin Trap: A Letter From De Las Mías Founder

A letter from De Las Mías founder Ana Consuelo Matiella Late the other night, I couldn’t sleep, so I decided to turn on Netflix. Since I craved laughter, I found a list of Mexican comedians and I clicked on Ricardo O’Farrill. Funny! Laugh-out-loud funny. When he got to making fun of Jews I sat up…… Continue reading Avoiding the Thin Trap: A Letter From De Las Mías Founder

Starting a Healthy Lifestyle is Easier Than You Think

We are pleased to welcome you to Edición No. 1 of the De Las Mías online revista! Each edición features articles and recipes to inspire and inform you to start a healthy, balanced lifestyle. Start a healthy lifestyle. Go from thinking to doing. Here are articles that will help you move into action: Ready to…… Continue reading Starting a Healthy Lifestyle is Easier Than You Think