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A Podcast that inspires, motivates, empowers, helps breakdown cultural limitations, while shamelessly and fiercely helping YOU stand in YOUR true power, as an unapologetic Latina! You will learn from authentic spiritual
Latest Episode9/21/2021

Health Advice for All Mujeres with Dr. Montes

Season 2, Ep. 48
How often do you go to the OB/GYN? Each and every woman's body is unique and it is important that we continue to take care of ourselves by seeking out healthcare and checkups from professionals.Today, I'm joined by the incredible Dr. Erica Montes, known as The Modern Mujer. Dr. Montes is a certified board Obstetrician and Gynecologist and a fellow of the American College of OB/GYN. Born and raised in Texas, Dr. Montes received her BA degree in Biology from the University of Texas at Austin. She then went on to receive her medical degree from the University of Texas Health Science Centre in San Antonio and completed her residency at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Centre, Parkland Hospital, where she was elected one of three chief residents at the largest program in the nation. Dr. Montes has also created a blog, The Modern Mujer, to achieve her goal of creating a bilingual online presence for women just like you to have a place to blossom into a Mujer who is more confident in her skin, knows what to expect from her body, and to transform gracefully over her lifetime.Dr. Montes’ advice is for all women, no matter what you look like or where you come from. The combination of Dr. Montes’ expertise as an OB/GYN along with her passion to help all of us become confident, healthy Mujeres is a testament to the truth in her advice. Throughout this episode, Dr. Montes talks about her medical background, the ways that women can maintain their health, what she sees to be of concern for women, and of course, her advice for Amigas to handle their shit.Tune in to Episode 48 of Amiga, Handle Your Shit, to learn Dr. Montes’ healthcare advice for women as a professional OB/GYN!Some Questions I Ask:How did your blog, The Modern Mujer, come to be? (6:57)What do you find to be the most threatening area of concern for women? (12:59)What is an operative report? (18:54)What are one or two tips for Amigas to handle their shit? (30:36)In This Episode, You Will Learn:About Dr. Montes’ upbringing (4:52)Dr. Montes’ advice for all women to take care of their bodies (8:48)How Dr. Montes helps her clients understand what’s going on in their body (17:20)The surgery that is most common for Dr. Montes to operate (21:44)Dr. Montes’ advice for younger women and older women (25:11)Connect with Dr. MontesBlog - The Modern MujerInstagramFacebookLinkedInLet's Connect!Amiga Way AcademyWebsiteFacebookInstagramLinkedInJackie Tapia Arbonne website
9/21/2021

Health Advice for All Mujeres with Dr. Montes

Season 2, Ep. 48
How often do you go to the OB/GYN? Each and every woman's body is unique and it is important that we continue to take care of ourselves by seeking out healthcare and checkups from professionals.Today, I'm joined by the incredible Dr. Erica Montes, known as The Modern Mujer. Dr. Montes is a certified board Obstetrician and Gynecologist and a fellow of the American College of OB/GYN. Born and raised in Texas, Dr. Montes received her BA degree in Biology from the University of Texas at Austin. She then went on to receive her medical degree from the University of Texas Health Science Centre in San Antonio and completed her residency at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Centre, Parkland Hospital, where she was elected one of three chief residents at the largest program in the nation. Dr. Montes has also created a blog, The Modern Mujer, to achieve her goal of creating a bilingual online presence for women just like you to have a place to blossom into a Mujer who is more confident in her skin, knows what to expect from her body, and to transform gracefully over her lifetime.Dr. Montes’ advice is for all women, no matter what you look like or where you come from. The combination of Dr. Montes’ expertise as an OB/GYN along with her passion to help all of us become confident, healthy Mujeres is a testament to the truth in her advice. Throughout this episode, Dr. Montes talks about her medical background, the ways that women can maintain their health, what she sees to be of concern for women, and of course, her advice for Amigas to handle their shit.Tune in to Episode 48 of Amiga, Handle Your Shit, to learn Dr. Montes’ healthcare advice for women as a professional OB/GYN!Some Questions I Ask:How did your blog, The Modern Mujer, come to be? (6:57)What do you find to be the most threatening area of concern for women? (12:59)What is an operative report? (18:54)What are one or two tips for Amigas to handle their shit? (30:36)In This Episode, You Will Learn:About Dr. Montes’ upbringing (4:52)Dr. Montes’ advice for all women to take care of their bodies (8:48)How Dr. Montes helps her clients understand what’s going on in their body (17:20)The surgery that is most common for Dr. Montes to operate (21:44)Dr. Montes’ advice for younger women and older women (25:11)Connect with Dr. MontesBlog - The Modern MujerInstagramFacebookLinkedInLet's Connect!Amiga Way AcademyWebsiteFacebookInstagramLinkedInJackie Tapia Arbonne website
9/14/2021

Building A Female Powerhouse Company with Kate Jerkens

Season 2, Ep. 47
Deciding to change your career path is not easy. You can have a lot of doubts and feel very confused about the steps you have to take. The best thing you can do is develop a plan of action without taking too many risks. Prepare a plan B. Think big and be open-minded. You’ll never know what the universe will send in your direction.Today’s guest, Kate Jerkens, took the bold decision to leave her career of 15 years in the hotel business to help build what now is a very successful whiskey company. Kate will tell us about her decision and the history behind the whiskey company.With over 15 years of experience in the hotel and hospitality industry under her belt, Kate Jerkins brings a fresh perspective to the spirits world. Kate works to solidify Uncle Nearest Premium Whiskey as the top premium spirits brand alongside distributors, bars, and restaurants worldwide. Kate joined the Uncle Nearest team before its launch in 2017 when founder and CEO Fawn Weaver approached her about the idea of starting the whiskey brand. Her extensive experience leading sales teams and ability to grow and cultivate global companies through her leadership has proven invaluable for the brand, which reached nationwide distribution in less than two years after the initial knock launch.Some Questions I Ask:What was the reason you left the hotel business? (10.14)Which is the story’s behind the whiskey? (18.07)Can you provide one or two tips on how Amigas can handle her shit? (30.25)In This Episode, You Will Learn:How Kate moved from the hotel business to the whisky’s one. (10.19)The reality of being a woman in a whiskey business. (14.05)Uncle Nearest Premium Whiskey’s background story. (18.11)Connect with Kate JerkensInstagram LinkedInUncle Nearest Premium WhiskeyLet's Connect!Amiga Way AcademyWebsiteFacebookInstagramLinkedInJackie Tapia Arbonne website
9/7/2021

Looking at Life in a New Lense with Dr. Maylin Gonzalez

Season 2, Ep. 46
How has trauma from your childhood showed up in your later life? Many children of immigrants have to work through culture shock, feelings of isolation, and begin to question their identity years after immigrating.Today, I'm joined by the amazing Dr. Maylin Gonzalez. Dr. Gonzalez began working in eye care at the age of 15 where optics propelled her to go to school at the New England College of Optometry. After progressing as an optometrist in New York, Dr. Gonzalez craved sunshine and moved to Los Angeles to open up her practice, Eyed LA, in the Fall of 2012. Ultimately reinventing how eye care is provided, Dr. Gonzalez has recently opened up a new practice in Santa Monica and provides private one on one sessions, frame selections, eye exams, and consultations which are by appointment only for patients to receive optimal eye care and specialization. I am lucky enough to have Dr. Gonzalez as my optometrist and as I’ve learned her experiences as a Cuban American, I knew that many Amigas would relate to her life story.Dr. Gonzalez’s story as a young child moving to a new country with a new culture will inspire you to look inwards at how your own family’s journey has impacted the way that you move through life. Throughout this episode, Dr. Gonzalez dives into the ways that her experience as a Cuban American child has impacted the rest of her life, why she decided to become an optometrist, and what she believes every Amiga can do to handle their shit and conquer their goals.Tune in to Episode 46 of Amiga, Handle Your Shit, to learn Dr. Gonzalez’s inspiring story and how you too can do anything you desire when you put your mind to it!Some Questions I Ask:What made your parents make the move to the United States? (6:06)How did you decide to become a doctor? (23:55)What are one or two tips for Amigas to handle their shit? (42:27)In This Episode, You Will Learn:About Dr. Gonzalez’s upbringing as a Cuban American (5:00)How Dr. Gonzalez has worked through her abandonment issues (11:39)Why Dr. Gonzalez decided to pursue optometry (30:50)Dr. Gonzalez’s message to other Amigas (38:12)Connect with Dr. GonzalezWebsiteLinkedInLet's Connect!FREE Masterclass - How to Handle Your Shit Amiga & Live A Better Life!Amiga Way AcademyWebsiteFacebookInstagramLinkedInJackie Tapia Arbonne website
8/31/2021

Bring Your Heart Through the Lens

Season 2, Ep. 45
Have you ever wanted to bring your business to the next level by posting videos or going live on social media, but you were too scared to do that? Recording yourself in videos can be scary and frustrating, especially if you don’t know exactly what to do. The first step you can take to overcome this obstacle is accepting your fears, being vulnerable, and sharing your fear with the world. You can’t imagine how many other people share the same worries. The second step is to find a professional who can teach you how to be your true self in front of the camera, let your fears go, and unleash your true potential.Today’s guest, Patti Troisi, is a successful actress and holistic performance coach. Patti will tell us how she started her acting career by overcoming her fears and embracing her true self in front of the camera and how she teaches other people to do the same thing.Patty believes female leaders must be fully expressed to live a liberated rich life. She's a holistic performance coach and actress. She ignites conscious entrepreneurs and business owners with their mission and vision and delivering beautifully authentic video with heart through the lens and magically into the hearts of their audience. She is the owner and the host of the online series The Content Creation Show; Quantum leap into riches magnetic on camera, and founder of your signature video.If you want to embrace your own fears as Patti did, Join my free webinar. It will take place on August 31, September 2, September 3 at various times! Just click the link below and join me in this adventure.Some Questions I Ask:What motivated you to become an actor? (08.09)So can you tell us more about your business? (18.48)How can Amiga start showing up on camera? (25.45)In This Episode, You Will Learn:How Patti started her acting career. (8.13)Patti’s suggestions about how to show up on camera. (25.49)Patti’s 2 tips about how to handle your shit. (29.11)Connect with Patti TroisiPatti's WebsiteIMDbInstagramLinkedInLet's Connect!FREE Masterclass - How to Handle Your Shit Amiga & Live A Better Life!WebsiteFacebookInstagramLinkedInJackie Tapia Arbonne website
8/24/2021

Writing Her Culture’s Story with Alka Joshi

Season 2, Ep. 44
How have your family roots and ethnic culture influenced your life? Embracing your culture and where you came from will lead you to a higher self-awareness and may even bring you inspiration to share your culture with the world.Today, I'm joined by the incredible author, Alka Joshi. She was born in India and raised in the US from the age of 9. She has a BA from Stanford University and an MFA from the College of Arts. At the age of 62, Alka Joshi left her corporate advertising career to become an author. She published her debut novel, The Henna Artist, and it soon rose to the top of the bestselling lists and was featured in the Reese Witherspoon book club. The Henna Artist was shortlisted for the Center for Fiction First Novel Prize and is being developed into an episodic series of TV. The sequel, The Secret Keeper of Jaipur, continues the incredible storyline from The Henna Artist that caught the world’s attention.Alka’s story is about embracing your cultural identity and sharing it with the world, which is something all of us Amigas should feel empowered to do. Throughout this episode, Alka explains her background growing up in an Indian family, the familial inspiration for her books, why she believes in arming yourself with information, and so much more.Tune in to Episode 44 of Amiga, Handle Your Shit, to learn about Alka’s amazing wisdom and how she is sharing her profound messages within her books!Some Questions I Ask:How did you go from a career in advertising to writing? (18:24)What is your advice for amigas to handle their shit? (42:17)In This Episode, You Will Learn:Alka’s background (6:34)About Alka’s first book, The Henna Artist (21:55)How Alka learned the ropes of the film industry (27:15)A story from when Alka traveled to India (34:25)About the evolution of The Henna Artist (37:51)Connect with AlkaWebsiteBooksLet's Connect!FREE Masterclass - How to Handle Your Shit Amiga & Live A Better Life!WebsiteFacebookInstagramLinkedInJackie Tapia Arbonne website
8/17/2021

It's About Becoming with Monica Sanchez

Season 2, Ep. 43
Most of the time, when it comes to our lives, we tend to demoralize ourselves or give up at the first difficulty because we don’t believe in ourselves and our capacities. The game-changer in these types of situations is when we decide to take full responsibility for our life choices and choose to become the CEO of our lives and the best versions of ourselves.Today’s guest Monica Sanchez will tell us how she started her health business and how the mindset of taking responsibility and becoming her own CEO changed her life’s path for good.Monica Sanchez is the co-founder at h-blink wellness, a business located in Brea in Orange County, California. H-bling wellness is a health and recovery center that focuses on the benefits of whole-body cryotherapy, infrared saunas, and nutritional therapies. Their goal is to reduce your pain and inflammation. Their goal is also to improve your athletic performance and slow down the aging process.If you want to take responsibility in your life as Monica did, Join my free masterclass. It will take place on August 31, September 2, September 3 at various times! Just click the link below and join me in this adventure.Some Questions I Ask:Can you tell us a bit about cryotherapy? (18.54)What kinds of foods do create inflammation? (21.04)How do Amigas can find your business? (26.49)In This Episode You Will Learn :How Monica started her own business. (10.55)What is cryotherapy? (19.02)Monica’s tip about taking responsibility. (27.57)Connect with Monica SanchezH-Bling WebsiteInstagram FacebookLet's Connect!FREE Masterclass - How to Handle Your Shit Amiga & Live A Better Life!WebsiteFacebookInstagramLinkedInJackie Tapia Arbonne website
8/10/2021

Real Estate 101 with Martha Morales and Lucia Solis

Season 2, Ep. 42
Do you understand the ins and outs of real estate? Whether you are looking to be a first-time homebuyer or an investor, this episode will provide you with the information you’re looking for.Today, I'm joined by two fabulous real estate professionals, Martha Morales and Lucia Solis. Martha Morales has been licensed for 17 years, and has been with Keller Williams for the past 10 years. Martha has been one of Keller Williams’ Agent Leadership Council for eight years. She has voting power over the decisions of the company's agents and she also helps other agents achieve their goals and mentors them in starting their business in real estate. Lucia Solis is a VP of Mortgage Lending and brings a fresh and avant-garde approach. Lucia specializes in loan amounts up to $15 million for residential property purchases and refinances, and her clients range from first-time homebuyers to the seasoned investor.Lucia and Martha are experts in real estate and the advice that they provide throughout this episode is invaluable information. Throughout this episode, Lucia and Martha talk about the buying process, the current state of the real estate market, what their advice is for all buyers, and much more.Tune in to Episode 42 of Amiga, Handle Your Shit, to learn how you can navigate the real estate market with success!Some Questions I Ask:What advice would you give to a young family? (8:55)Just because you get a preapproval does that mean you are going to get that loan? (17:30)How can amiga’s handle their shit? (38:40)In This Episode, You Will Learn:About Lucia’s role in real estate (6:35)What a conventional loan is (13:24)About the real estate buying process (18:45)How this time is different from the Great Recession (32:53)Connect with Martha & LuciaMartha’s email: martha@teammorales.comMartha’s phone #: 310-993-1103Lucia’s email: lucia.solis@grarate.comLucia’s phone #: 562-587-2669Lucia’s WebsiteLet's Connect!FREE Masterclass - How to Handle Your Shit Amiga & Live A Better Life!WebsiteFacebookInstagramLinkedInJackie Tapia Arbonne website