Odilia Rivera-Santos, MAPP

OPINION: Using Hardship to Boost Well-Being

Latinos have suffered more than most from the pandemic in terms of health and finances. But despite the data, it is possible to use the hardships of the present circumstances to pivot, learn, and thrive. 

  • Oct 13, 2021
  • 10:28 AM

COVID and Domestic Violence

During the pandemic the stress of layoffs, the closing of schools, bars and gyms, plus the financial instability, led to an increase of domestic violence cases. Increased stress and proximity created this secondary crisis.

  • Oct 5, 2021
  • 2:00 PM

Wellbeing Through a Netflix Lens

It’s important to understand what you can do to self-soothe in healthy ways and to be mindful of the impact of negative news and imagery.

  • Aug 25, 2021
  • 11:56 AM

Blitz the Ambassador, Hip Hop Artist from Ghana, in the Flow of Art and Commerce

Samuel Bazawule, also known as Blitz the Ambassador was born in culturally rich Accra, Ghana in 1982. His first music memory was at the age of eight, as he walked past a football field where a Highlife cover band was performing. Blitz was mesmerized and says, “I was amazed that these sounds could be coming […]

  • Aug 7, 2012
  • 7:02 PM

An Interview with Tato Laviera, the King of Nuyorican Poetical Migrations

Our own @bezotes and Rebelde photog Rebecca Beard had a chance to catch up with Tato Laviera, whose musical King of Cans premiered on July 15 at New York's Red Carpet Theater and will also play on July 22 and July 29. For tickets, contact serycolon@aol.com. Tato Laviera stands up from his seat, backstage at Symphony Space, with […]

  • Jul 11, 2012
  • 9:33 AM

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