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Jan 29, 2020
Ep. 58 - You've Got to Show Yourself Grace (w/ Zoila Darton)January 29, 2020
There's no denying it – Zoila Darton is a force of nature. She is the founder of WORD, a creative agency based in L.A., which creates iconic events while fostering community. But while many may know Zoila the entrepreneur, this episode dives into the multi-faceted woman she truly is. In this conversation, Zoila gets candid about the reality of creative and professional burnout, the blessings and frustrations of motherhood, and how she's building a practice of "joyful discipline." (And...
Jan 15, 2020
Ep. 57 - We're BACK! New Year, New Intentions.January 15, 2020
Happy 2020 loves and welcome back to Wait, Hold Up! Thank you all so much for your patience as we got our lives together. We've missed y'all and are so happy to be back with a new episode! In this chat, we share why we're not big fans of resolutions, but prefer to take the new year as an opportunity to approach life from a new perspective and create changes where necessary. It doesn't always have to be 'new year, new me!' We want to hear what your goals are for 2020. Email us at: ...
Oct 31, 2019
Ep. 56 - When Do Stop Trying to Change OurselvesOctober 31, 2019
Hola loves! Get ready because this episode is probably the most vulnerable we’ve gotten in a while. It’s just the two of us talking about a major ‘wait, hold up’ moment :: dealing with unrealistic or unfair expectations being forced upon us. Yarel shares the battle of being constantly told she needs to change herself because of her profession. And Jess details her struggle of needing to be liked. It’s real and raw and we hope you all enjoy. Of course, if you connect with...
Oct 03, 2019
Ep. 55 - Creating a Path in Media on Her Own Terms (w/ Karli Henriquez)October 03, 2019
Karli Henriquez is one of the most versatile women in media [period]. She's worked in radio, TV, digital start-ups, and more. The brilliance of Karli isn't just that she's incredibly talented or always going hard for her culture (which she is), but also that she's all about making sure her progress creates opportunities for more women of color. Tune in to hear all about this amazing woman's come up, her commitment to mentorship, and her latest #jefamove with her company, Know...
Sep 04, 2019
Ep. 54 - Let's Talk About Sex (w/ Rebecca Alvarez Story)September 04, 2019
A huge component of our overall physical and emotional well-being. Both of us didn't grow up feeling comfortable talking openly about sex - and even as grown women, we still find ourselves dealing with shame on the topic. But in an effort to liberate ourselves and others, we're going for it and having our first and long overdue episode on SEX. In this episode we get to it with sexologist, Rebecca Alvarez Story. We talk...
Aug 09, 2019
Ep. 53 - Changing Toxic Relationship Patterns (w/ Christine Gutierrez)August 09, 2019
If there's one person who knows about constantly self-destructing in relationships - it's Christine Gutierrez. And the truth is, we all know she's not the only one. Whether you're in a relationship or looking for "the one" chances are you're still working on breaking through bad habits to have a successful love life. In this episode, therapist and intuitive healer, Christine Gutierrez shares how we can heal ourselves to be our best selves in our present and future relationships. Follow...
Jul 24, 2019
Ep. 52 - Brown Badass Bonita (Interview w/ Kim Guerra)July 24, 2019
Hola! We are so excited for you to listen to the episode where we interview our girl Kim Guerra. She is the creator of Brown Badass Bonita a brand and movement she considers a revolutionary act of self love and love for our Latinx community. We discuss how her fuego apparel brand is empowering our culture and mujeres in our community. This episode is inspiring for all the artists, writers, and entrepreneurs out there! ...
Jun 12, 2019
Ep. 51 - Finding Your True Voice (w/ Mariana Atencio)June 12, 2019
Tune into Mariana Atencio's interview who is a correspondent for MSNBC and NBC News, a TED speaker and an overall powerhouse. Every minute of this episode is gold! Join us for this casual convo and check out how one woman’s roots within the Latino community helped her magnify the culture and world that media seemed to keep missing. Atencio also sheds light on her off-camera life, her personal mission, and her newly published book (as if she wasn’t busy enough, right?), entitled ...
May 13, 2019
Ep. 50 - Making Jefa Moves (w/ Patty Delgado)May 13, 2019
Hola boos! We have an exciting new episode with the founder of Hija de Tu Madre, Patty Delgado. Patty’s business interweaves artistic design with spirited identity statements such as apparel, jewelry, office supplies, and even phone cases. Yarel and Jessica chat with Patty about what drives her creativity, what she’s learned, and how she keeps that Latina entrepreneur game strong. This girl offers some great tips … not to mention, she was recently featured in the Los Angeles...
Apr 17, 2019
Ep. 49 - A Leading Voice for Immigration Reform (w/ Sara Mora)April 17, 2019
Be ready to get fired up in this interview with Sara Mora who is the leading voice for immigration reform. She is an organizer and DACA recipient who does not hesitate to stand up for her community. You will learn more about how Sara got started in her journey and shares ways how we can also create change within our local communities. Have a question for us? Email: email@example.com Follow the podcast: @waitholduppod |...