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Latina millennials, Jessica Molina & Yarel Ramos try figuring out life - through experts, homegirls and others trying to get their ish together.


October 1, 2021 28 mins

These days, it's so important to slow down and take a moment to check in on your well-being. We're bombarded with graphic news and challenging real-life circumstances that take away any peace we try to attain. This meditation is perfect for re-centering, prioritizing yourself, and giving your heart the levity it seeks. 

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Katelina Eccleston says reggaeton saved her life and now, she's committing her work to educating people on the genre that means so much to her. Through her media company, Reggaeton con La Gata, she's out to change the narrative on reggaeton and also, hold the genre accountable for its own shortcomings when it comes to race and gender. If you're a fan of reggaeton or just curious about people's obsession with it, this conversation i...

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Have you ever thought that the way you speak to yourself, you'd never speak to your friends or loved ones? We can harbor so much pain, guilt, and anger toward ourselves. As part of our first installment our Soul Care Series, we're dropping a powerful meditation, that's worth putting on repeat. This meditation by pranic healer, Marcela Arrieta is a great to implement in your practice toward self-forgiveness. Because baby, you gotta ...

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As we've gotten older, we've fortunately gotten wiser, but there are still areas we struggle to heal. And for us, that's our body image issues... the age-old, bull-shittery of picking apart our bodies and not appreciating them for all the amazing work they do daily. In this cozy convo, we unpack our internal conflicts and frustrations. As you'll hear, this is still an area of big learning and healing that we're working on. Can you ...

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We love when we see our homegirls win! Rizos Curls recently joined the Ulta family, as the first Latina-owned curly haircare line. In honor of this incredible milestone, we're re-airing the episode with Rizos' founder and CEO, Julissa Prado. In this episode we hear all about Julissa's journey to embrace her curls and how she started her growing empire. We're so proud of this accomplishment and of all that Julissa and Rizos do for c...

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Doctoras Miguelina Rodríguez and Griselda Rodríguez-Solomon are changing the way women connect to their divine feminine and their personal power in a patriarchal culture. Known as the Brujas of Brooklyn, these Afro-Dominican twins are challenging all the societal norms and expectations placed on women and creating space for others to do the same. In this conversation, we talk about our religious upbringings and finding identity in ...

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We've got Melissa Barrera and Leslie Grace, two of the leading ladies of "In the Heights" on the podcast this week! This convo, immediately turned into four homegirls chatting as we discussed their roles in this INCREDIBLE film, how they manage the pressure to succeed, honor their culture, and take care of their mental health. It's so dope to see these two Latinas in the most anticipated film of the summer, and even better to see a...

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We get it, family dynamics are hard - especially the older we get. But just because they're hard, doesn't mean we can't find healing. In this powerful episode with licensed therapist Josie Rosario explains how we can work to identify generational trauma, parent wounds, and how we can start the process toward healing. Plus, she breaks down boundaries in a whole new way. We can't wait for y'all to hear this conversation!

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May 21, 2021 39 mins

Our girl, Yarel is engaged so you know she had to share all the details on her man and their recent exciting news. In this episode, you'll hear why Yari thought she wasn't the marrying type, but how her boo changed all that for her. Plus, we end the episode shouting out some of the most annoying things people ask after you get engaged. Did we miss something? Hit us up on IG or email (hola@waitholduppodcast.com) to let us know.


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Linda Garcia was born to help people reach their maximum potential. Previously, she's helped women with their spiritual growth, but these days she's helping people spiritually and financially! In this conversation, the woman behind In Luz We Trust and the beginner stock market course, Wealth Rules Everything Around Me, details her path to financial liberation, her decision to move on from her previous venture, Let There Be Luz, and...

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This is probably one of our most personal episodes to date. Jess opens up about her experience with depression and making the decision to take anti-depressants. She shares, when she realized she needed medical help, the effects of the medication, and personal details about her mental health journey.

We are not medical experts so please seek professional help for all issues related to your mental wellness. Visit our website for addi...

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We love Meena Harris (best-selling author, founder of Phenomenal Woman's Action Campaign and Kamala Harris' niece!) for her candor, activism, and dope content she puts out into the world. There were too many questions and too little time, but during our convo we did get to hear about what it was like being raised by badass women (and how that's impacting her parenting) and the life lessons she's learned in business and motherhood. ...

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Womb shaman Anabel Vizcarra wants every woman to live into our fullest potential. In this episode, she shares the way that women with wombs can go inward to connect, create, and rediscover our internal wisdom. We're all born with the power to be great - Anabel helps us all see past the BS and access the work we need to do, to live into who we're meant to be.

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When journalist, Bianca Graulau started researching the situation around private, protected land being sold to big investors, she never imagined the story would become personal, so quickly. But that's exactly what happened when she found out the land behind her house had been sold for the development of luxury convos. She took the story to TikTok and it went VIRAL. In this convo, we talk to Bianca about the situation in PR - why so...

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March 25, 2021 30 mins

Grind culture has got us all messed up. Even during a pandemic, so many of us have had an impossible time slowing down and cultivating stillness. In this week's Cozy Convo, Jess & Yarel talk about feeling burned out and how they're trying to find rest in a society that glorifies the hustle.

Share your thoughts on today's episode! Email us hola@waitholduppodcast.com

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We know student loans aren't sexy, but it's something we gotta talk about. Combined millions of Americans owe more than $1.5 trillion, and women owe the most! We sat down with Tanya Menendez of Snowball Wealth, a resource designed to help women get out of debt and begin their journey toward financial freedom. She shares tips for managing your loans and insight into the steps the government is taking to forgive loans. Let's claim it...

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Safe to say, cannabis is having *quite* a moment in the spotlight. Advocates continue pushing for legalization in more states while dispensaries and growers make their way through existing regulatory red tape. Now, even Mexico has joined the movement. Just this week, the country passed a landmark bill to legalize marijuana. With all that's going on, we thought it was a good time to get the 411 on all things cannabis from an expert ...

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Best-selling author, Mirtha Michelle has learned A LOT from loves ups and downs. Through each experience she finds a new lesson, one that she shares with readers around the world through her poignant poems and fortunately for us, through this podcast episode. In this convo, Mirtha shows us how we can all be more vulnerable and go deeper in love and relationships, most importantly with ourselves.

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February 25, 2021 43 mins

What makes a good friend? What happens when friends change and how do we even make friends as we get older? Yarel and Jess tackle a listener question about how to nurture friendships as we get older. Tune into this week's cozy convo all about the nuances of friendship.

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Lilliana Vazquez is an Emmy-award winning host and TV personality. She's got impeccable style and knows the ins and outs of the fashion industry. But it always wasn't that way. Growing up in Texas, Lilliana was a far cry from the glitz and glam of celebrity culture, but through grit, determination, and her fierce spirit - she created a career that she loves. As you're about to hear, there were a lot of No's along the way and her fa...

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