Real Stories

24 Lessons on My 24th Birthday

Today I turn 24.

And I can honestly say, it was one of the most transformative years of my life.

I became documented after being undocumented for 16 years.

I’ve grown my busiessness more in the past 3 months than I have in the past year.

And I’ve had the privilege to met and speak with some of the most awesome women you could ever imagine.

It hasn’t been easy – but I’ve learned a couple things along the way.

Here are the 24 lessons I’ve learned on my 24th birthday.

  1. No job will ever be worth your mental health.
  2. You can’t lose if you don’t quit
  3. Traveling is a privilege. The money will come back but the experiences won’t.
  4. Your story is what makes you, you. Stop feeling ashamed about it.
  5. Creating a personal brand is a never ending money making machine.
  6. If you don’t have confidence, you don’t have anything.
  7. Don’t take advice from someone whose life you don’t want.
  8. An apology is better than an excuse.
  9. It’s never too late to start
  10. People will always have negative assumptions of you. Prove them wrong.
  11. Entrepreneurship is hard, but I wouldn’t trade it for the world.
  12. Comparing yourself to others is pointless.
  13. How you take care of your body is a direct reflection of how you take care of you
  14. Mindset is everything. Believe you can do it and the universe will do it’s thing.
  15. You’ll forever be miserable if you keep worrying about what people think.
  16. Learning how to make decisions in 24 hours will change your life.
  17. Female friendships are extremely valuable. Stop being a “bros” girl.
  18. Drop the ego. Always hang out with people that are smarter than you. You will learn so much.
  19. Being single is a blessing, trust that the right partner will come when it’s meant to.
  20. You already have everything within you to change your life.
  21. When everyone is going right that’s when you go left.
  22. There’s nothing wrong with being overly ambitious.
  23. Calladita no te vez mas bonita, speak up.
  24. Be scared, but do it anyway.

Thank you guys so much for all the support and being part of this community.

I only hope to bring more beauty in it than ever before. Here’s to 24.


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