Frida in Magic

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As we dig deeper into the inner workings of Frida Kahlo’s mind and life – I can’t help but wonder about the underpinnings of her work that speak to Frida as a spiritualist. While coming out of the shadow of being “Diego Rivera’s Wife” and into the path of Frida as artist – the surrealist Read More…

Frida in Love

Back to Work, I will try not to dwell on you || Frida: Digging Deeper - A Photo Series by Lala Lopez

When I began working on this project, I thought to myself what are the biggest aspects of Frida Kahlo’s life. It was love. There is no story of Kahlo without talking about her tumultuous marriage to famed Mexican muralist Diego Rivera. And there was no denying the love that she had for herself. Yet, in Read More…

Frida: Digging Deeper – A Photo Series

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I’m not exactly sure when my life began to be influenced by Mexican painter Frida Kahlo – my when it did, my perspective transformed from grey and began flourishing into vivid color. I became fascinated with her work, her duality, her strength, her darkness, her passion and her life – living it so fully that Read More…

6 Ways to Break Out of a Funk Today

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 We’ve all been there – things are going great in your life and then boom! We get into this funk that we just can’t shake. It can last a day, a week or much longer. But the truth of the matter is that we want it gone and gone quick. We’ve gotta break out of Read More…

Surrender to Change

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I’m finding more & more that when life is showing me a new path, a new way – it can be hard for me to adjust to what is shifting in my world. But when I take a bird’s eye view look at it, it’s really all good stuff. Change means more opportunity to grow and Read More…

Palo Santo 101

Palo Santo 101

Most of us on our spiritual journey have become well accustomed to burning sage and using it for smudging to ward off negative or old energies. It’s always exciting to learn about other spiritual tools to add to our arsenal of awakening. There’s something so special about the aroma of Palo Santo – it’s comforting Read More…

Jewelry for a Lifetime

Jewelry for a Lifetime

   Jewelry is my favorite part of dressing up. I can wear the most simple, paired down outfit and feel okay. But once I throw on some great earrings, bracelets and rings – I feel fully dressed, fearless and ready to take on whatever the day has to throw at me. So when I buy Read More…

Getting Your Needs Met

Getting Your Needs Met

When I think of the idea of getting your needs met, I think of doing whatever it takes to make certain that I am well-taken care of. But in the past, my idea of getting my needs met weren’t always about me. Through countless past romantic relationships, I use to ask myself – can this Read More…