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What a Best Friend Really Is

A best friend is alert; always into what you’re saying. A best friend is comforting and always supportive. A best friend is energizing; they’re always willing to brighten your mood. A best friend is fun and always a good time. A best friend is faithful. They got your back, just like you have theirs. Your […]

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How Dancing Has Shaped My Life

When I get asked, “What are your hobbies?” or “What sport do you enjoy?” I simply say, “I dance.” Yes, I have had to argue the “sport” part a lot, but I will vouch for it 100 percent. Picture a little girl’s first dance recital. A baby ballerina on stage, wearing soft pink-colored tights and […]

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Why My Story Isn’t Complete Yet

Today is National Tell A Story Day, and we asked our writers to reflect on their own stories. Here, Ximena Iglesias shared with us why her story is a book yet to be written. If we are looking at life in mathematical terms, according to the Huffington Post, the average life expectancy, for a female […]

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The Lazy Girl’s Guide To Working Out, Part 2 by Ximena Iglesias

Hello! Welcome to Transformation Tuesday SFTL style. Here is a simple body weight workout you can do anywhere, without equipment. Movements to know: Air squats, Pushups, Mountain Climbers and Crunches. Here are some quick tips: Air Squats : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wnTtN4EsXg4 Pushups: Similar to a plank position, have your hands below the plane of your shoulders, and […]

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Confidence Through The Arts y Dia de la Mujer by Ximena Iglesias

Many artists are labeled as loons. Lewis Carroll, Van Gogh, Salvador Dali, Beethoven, Lady Gaga… But my favorite is Frida Kahlo. She is known for many things, but if there is one thing you should remember by the end of this article it’s #EyebrowsOnFleek. Kahlo is very near and dear to my heart. Why? Well she’s […]

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Get Your Olympic Gold On! SFTL Goes Ice Skating by Ximena Iglesias

It’s ice skating time! Whether it’s outdoor skating with the Christmas Tree at world famous Rockefeller Center in NYC (this year in tee shirts given the weird, warm weather) or indoor rinks because it’s just too darn cold to be outside or too warm to actually keep ice frozen on the ground, tis the season […]

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The Week In Pictures

It’s our new weekly review.  Here’s what we talked about this week.  Click on any pic to learn more! [one-fourth-first]   [/one-fourth-first] [one-fourth]   [/one-fourth] [one-fourth] [/one-fourth] [one-fourth] [/one-fourth]   Read The Articles: Clear You Palette With Fruity Desserts by Marissa Licursi Spice Up Your Winter Breakfasts by Jessy Rosen Resolutions To Make All Year […]

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The Lazy Girl’s Guide To Working Out by Ximena Iglesias

Fitness is your resolution, but now it’s freezing out, and how are you going to get up from under those covers to go to the gym?  We say don’t.  Ximena has a better way to go! I find myself dreading the idea of getting up for my 8am classes. Aside from that, getting up to […]