Often we don’t have to reinvent the wheel to learn something new – we can just ask experts in the field who can draw on their experience to enlighten us. Below, we’ve shared insights insiders from various industries have shared with us.

Catalina Andrade | Holistic Health Practitioner

At Whole Bella I support and guide moms to relief stress with guided meditation and essential oils. The reason that I combine the guided meditation and essential oils is because I have seen the power it has when you combine these tools. Meditation is very soothing to the nervous system and specific essential oils can enhance that effect. At the same time it is important to learn how to use essential oils in a safe way. Yes, essential oils are natural, but they continue to be a chemical too. This is why I teach moms how to effectively use essential oils for relaxation and to keep their family healthy. Essential oils are becoming popular now as oppose to, 20 years ago, when I started using essential oils. Now you’re even able to find essential oils at the grocery store, due to a demand for natural solutions. Unfortunately, in the USA we don’t have a standard of safety in the essential oil industry. This is why I recommend to anyone interested in essential oils to really take the time to research the essential oil brand they want to use. Read more>>

Taylor Shaffer | Interior Designer & Hospitality

Being part of both the design and hospitality industry, there is so much that goes down behind the scenes that most people don’t know about. 2020 definitely peeled back the curtains and revealed some of the unknown but also added a lot more layers. The design and hospitality industry always have to be ready for a pivot. This past year these industries both have had to completely rethink and replan everything going forward to adapt to the unexpected, which we now know can be catastrophic. Read more>>

Raylene Crowder | Curl Specialist, Body Waxer & Cosmetology Educator

One thing about this industry that outsiders are probably unaware of is how much Grit, Grind, hard work, hustle and growing pains involved when working for yourself in this industry. There’s a HUGE MISCONCEPTION that all we do is play with Hair and Make-up all day. Outsiders see the Glitz and Glamour, We see ART, Problems that we can create solutions for, Passion, dedication and making people look and feel their best. Read more>>

Teresa Trevino | Hairstylist

How long it takes to become successful. It takes a lot of days of not being busy at first and taking the time to promote yourself. It’s easy to get discouraged and wonder if you’ve made the right choice. Read more>>