What makes you powerful?
First I think the love and support I get from my family. Then the way how my mom raised me to be independent,confident and always chase my dreams was really important because it made me become a strong woman and always find power inside myself.
Who are your mentors in life? How did they help your journey?
My mom , sister and grandmother. They've always supported me and allowed me to be myself.
Your most insecure moment in life and how you tackled it?
When I finally left my country (Brazil) by myself to chase my dreams. I got a little insecure but I remember my mom telling me "We are gonna be here and If you need to come back you know you have where to" So I packed my bags , left Brazil with a thousand dollars and I can say that it was the best thing I have ever done because now I do what I love and that's what's life about.
What are you most grateful for?
Family. I'm obsessed with my family. lol. My health, the opportunity of doing what I love for a living, my dog (Romeo) , my friends and my connection with the Universe.
Advice to women trying to make a make it in this world?
Do what you feel like doing , don't let anyone belittle you , don't be scared of following your dreams . Be confident.
What do you think is lacking in our culture today?
Empathy. People are really selfish these days and it really scares me.
What is the best and worst thing about being female?
Best thing is that we have so much power inside of us, so much love and caring. We give birth , women are so strong. Women can do anything honestly, and we are just great at everything we do. Worst. Being called the weaker sex. LOL
If you were given the power to successfully change 1 thing in the world, what would it be? (PS we know you can do this, you have the power)
I would make French fries be as just healthy as salad. Lol Just kidding. I think I would make people have more empathy and tolerance.
Who are you? How would you describe yourself?
A strong bold woman who does what she desires.
What qualities and virtues do you find valuable in people?
Honesty, good character, empathy and of course culinary skills lol.
What is your go to outfit?
Oversized sweater pants , top cropped and some fly sneakers. #Tomboy.
What are your favorite pieces from ERTH?
Love the HAMSA Necklace
Favorite place to be/exist?
Anywhere with good vibes.
Favorite thing to cook?
Brazilian food in general.
Favorite quote, affirmation or words you live by?
Everything happens for a reason. What's meant to be will be. Let go and let KARMA.
What is the biggest lesson you have learnt in life thus far?
That people will judge you regardless so you might as well just do you.
Advice to your younger self?
Be you, be confident, be bold, be loving, be caring and the most important thing be grateful. Oh! And take care of your soul and health. Exercise, drink a lot of water and be careful with the sugar. Lol.
One last word for women out there reading this?
You are awesome so embrace your awesomeness and DO what the F* YOU WANT.