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😍Today is my 1-year anniversary of being a life coach.
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On November 5, 2018, I sent a hopeful email to my close friends and family, offering free coaching sessions to them. 👇🏽
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“As you know, I've been in a period of transition from my corporate life to a career that fulfills me and allows me to serve the world in a way that's more authentic. After a lot (a lot) of reflection, I realized that the things I love doing already (providing advice, running accountability groups, helping others achieve their goals) are all a part of life coaching. .
I love helping others accomplish their dreams, play bigger in their lives, and bring more of themselves into the world. Nothing makes me happier!
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Rather than overthinking and overanalyzing, I'm choosing to jump in and try being a coach formally.”
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Now, a year later, I am supporting over 100 Asian womxn to cultivate confidence. I've been featured on 3 podcasts for people of color, been on a magazine cover, and hosted workshops for dozens.
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Most importantly, I have supported a community that I love to:
💚Love themselves as they are
💚Build confidence in themselves
💚Value their innate worthiness
💚Make fulfilling career transitions
💚Set healthy boundaries
💚Believe in a greater future for themselves
💚Take action towards their dreams
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It’s incredible what can happen in a year when you take action that’s aligned with your true values.
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I share this to hopefully inspire others who are thinking of making a change. I was 35 when I made this career shift. I was scared (still am sometimes) and uncertain of the outcome (still am sometimes).
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It’s never too late to take action towards living a brave, authentic life. .
I’m eternally grateful to my support system who I have borrowed belief from when it was difficult to believe in myself. Especially @lifeprojectmark.
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And a very special thank you to my clients who continue to inspire me with their courage, vulnerability, and love.
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Sending big go-for-it love!👊🏽💖

😍Today is my 1-year anniversary of being a life coach.
.
On November 5, 2018, I sent a hopeful email to my close friends and family, offering free coaching sessions to them. 👇🏽
.
“As you know, I've been in a period of transition from my corporate life to a career that fulfills me and allows me to serve the world in a way that's more authentic.  After a lot (a lot) of reflection, I realized that the things I love doing already (providing advice, running accountability groups, helping others achieve their goals) are all a part of life coaching. .
I love helping others accomplish their dreams, play bigger in their lives, and bring more of themselves into the world.  Nothing makes me happier!
.
Rather than overthinking and overanalyzing, I'm choosing to jump in and try being a coach formally.”
.
Now, a year later, I am supporting over 100 Asian womxn to cultivate confidence. I've been featured on 3 podcasts for people of color, been on a magazine cover, and hosted workshops for dozens.
.
Most importantly, I have supported a community that I love to:
💚Love themselves as they are
💚Build confidence in themselves
💚Value their innate worthiness
💚Make fulfilling career transitions
💚Set healthy boundaries
💚Believe in a greater future for themselves
💚Take action towards their dreams
.
It’s incredible what can happen in a year when you take action that’s aligned with your true values.
.
I share this to hopefully inspire others who are thinking of making a change.  I was 35 when I made this career shift.  I was scared (still am sometimes) and uncertain of the outcome (still am sometimes).
.
It’s never too late to take action towards living a brave, authentic life. .
I’m eternally grateful to my support system who I have borrowed belief from when it was difficult to believe in myself.  Especially @lifeprojectmark.
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And a very special thank you to my clients who continue to inspire me with their courage, vulnerability, and love.
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Sending big go-for-it love!👊🏽💖
115 25 5 November, 2019
Immigrants made me ❤️
📸 @danny.marin 
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#madebyimmigrants
#immigrantsmadeus
#nationalimmigrantsday
#immigrantsmadeamerica
112 4 28 October, 2019

Every year, October 28 is dedicated to the observance of National Immigrants Day. .
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The occasion serves as an important time to acknowledge how the U.S. has benefited thanks to the hard work of immigrants. It’s important to recognize the vast array of their diverse backgrounds and to come together as one, eclectic, inclusive country.
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#teamthede #immigrants #immigrantsmakeamericagreat #immigrantswelcome #immigrantsrights #immigrantsarewelcomehere #immigrantsfeedamerica #immigrantrightsarehumanrights #celebrateimmigrants #nationofimmigrants #immigrantlivesmatter #supportimmigrants #immigrantsareamerica #immigrantslife #madebyimmigrants #childofimmigrants #protectimmigrants #mmigration #immigrantsandrefugeeswelcome #toimmigrantswithlove

Every year, October 28 is dedicated to the observance of National Immigrants Day. .
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The occasion serves as an important time to acknowledge how the U.S. has benefited thanks to the hard work of immigrants. It’s important to recognize the vast array of their diverse backgrounds and to come together as one, eclectic, inclusive country.
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#teamthede #immigrants #immigrantsmakeamericagreat #immigrantswelcome #immigrantsrights #immigrantsarewelcomehere #immigrantsfeedamerica #immigrantrightsarehumanrights #celebrateimmigrants #nationofimmigrants #immigrantlivesmatter #supportimmigrants #immigrantsareamerica #immigrantslife #madebyimmigrants #childofimmigrants #protectimmigrants #mmigration #immigrantsandrefugeeswelcome #toimmigrantswithlove
22 0 28 October, 2019

so happy my sweater by @madebyimmigrantsusa still fits me at 25 weeks pregnant! 🙌🏼
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#SundayFunday #MadeByImmigrants #TwentyFiveWeeksPregnant

so happy my sweater by @madebyimmigrantsusa still fits me at 25 weeks pregnant! 🙌🏼
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#SundayFunday #MadeByImmigrants #TwentyFiveWeeksPregnant
108 6 27 October, 2019

How to FEEL your feelings 😄😡😭⁠
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If there is something that we (immigrants and immigrant descendants) are good at, it's NOT feeling our feelings.⁠
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This applies to both positive and negative emotions.⁠
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We don't give ourselves permission to feel the full effect of Joy, Sadness, Happiness, Heartbreak, Hope, Fear.⁠
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🙁When we feel a negative emotion come up, we bury it, distract ourselves with work or tasks, dull it by drinking or smoking, or tell ourselves that we shouldn't feel this way ("others have it way worse").⁠
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😄When we feel a positive emotion come up, we downplay our role in it ("I got lucky"), we don't celebrate our achievements ("This is what I was supposed to do"), or we move onto the next thing.⁠
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We invalidate our OWN feelings. And by doing so, we move through life detached. Not understanding what brings us joy or happiness. DOing but not BEing.⁠
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I get it. It's scary to feel. Especially when we have been taught that showing feelings is a weakness. When we learn that feeling negative emotions isn't "productive".⁠
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How does this serve us? What is the cost to us?⁠
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I offer that allowing yourself to FEEL your feelings is the only way to live a full human experience. That by doing so, you are able to tap into a deep wisdom and knowing that's there to serve you.⁠
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➡️Emotions are information.⁠
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If you want to explore feeling your feelings, here is a gentle way to start:⁠
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🙂Think of something that makes you happy. Puppies? Great food? Time with a loved one?⁠
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❤️Feel what that emotion feels like in your body. Where do you feel it? What does it feel like? Warm? Fuzzy? Light? Open? ⁠
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✋🏽Place your hands where you feel the emotion. Feel it radiate through your body. Maybe you end up smiling to yourself.⁠
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❌When your mind tells you, you're being silly for doing this or you don't deserve to feel the emotion, mentally acknowledge it and move the thought out of the way.⁠
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When you're ready, do the same with a negative emotion. Fair warning - this may be a little more difficult.⁠
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📩 If you want support through this, I'm here for you. DM me and let's connect. ⁠
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Sending love!⁠

How to FEEL your feelings 😄😡😭⁠
.⁠
If there is something that we (immigrants and immigrant descendants) are good at, it's NOT feeling our feelings.⁠
.⁠
This applies to both positive and negative emotions.⁠
.⁠
We don't give ourselves permission to feel the full effect of Joy, Sadness, Happiness, Heartbreak, Hope, Fear.⁠
.⁠
🙁When we feel a negative emotion come up, we bury it, distract ourselves with work or tasks, dull it by drinking or smoking, or tell ourselves that we shouldn't feel this way ("others have it way worse").⁠
.⁠
😄When we feel a positive emotion come up, we downplay our role in it ("I got lucky"), we don't celebrate our achievements ("This is what I was supposed to do"), or we move onto the next thing.⁠
.⁠
We invalidate our OWN feelings.  And by doing so, we move through life detached.  Not understanding what brings us joy or happiness.  DOing but not BEing.⁠
.⁠
I get it.  It's scary to feel.  Especially when we have been taught that showing feelings is a weakness.  When we learn that feeling negative emotions isn't "productive".⁠
.⁠
How does this serve us?  What is the cost to us?⁠
.⁠
I offer that allowing yourself to FEEL your feelings is the only way to live a full human experience.  That by doing so, you are able to tap into a deep wisdom and knowing that's there to serve you.⁠
.⁠
➡️Emotions are information.⁠
.⁠
If you want to explore feeling your feelings, here is a gentle way to start:⁠
.⁠
🙂Think of something that makes you happy.  Puppies?  Great food?  Time with a loved one?⁠
.
❤️Feel what that emotion feels like in your body.  Where do you feel it?  What does it feel like?  Warm?  Fuzzy?  Light?  Open? ⁠
.
✋🏽Place your hands where you feel the emotion.  Feel it radiate through your body.  Maybe you end up smiling to yourself.⁠
.
❌When your mind tells you, you're being silly for doing this or you don't deserve to feel the emotion, mentally acknowledge it and move the thought out of the way.⁠
⁠.⁠
When you're ready, do the same with a negative emotion.  Fair warning - this may be a little more difficult.⁠
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📩  If you want support through this, I'm here for you.  DM me and let's connect. ⁠
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Sending love!⁠
88 13 24 October, 2019

Did you know that @nicolecruzcoaching is partnering with us for the Generational Issue? 😍 We stand by Nicole’s vision and message, and we are so excited to collaborate with her! Read below to learn more about Nicole’s journey! .
“I am the daughter of Filipino immigrants.🇵🇭⁠
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Living as a 1st or 2nd generation American, can feel weighted sometimes.⁠
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As Americans with recent immigrant roots, we are tasked with:⁠
👉🏽 Living the life our parents wanted for us.⁠
👉🏽 Honoring our ancestors' sacrifices.⁠
👉🏽 "Fitting in" to 2 different cultures.⁠
👉🏽 Defining what living hyphenate (Filipino-American, Asian-American) means for us.⁠
👉🏽 Being seen as the representative of our culture in white spaces.⁠
👉🏽 Educating others on what's appropriate and inappropriate. (For example -- don't call me oriental.)⁠
👉🏽 Breaking intergenerational trauma and limiting cycles.⁠
.⁠
It's....a lot.⁠
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Especially when we have also been tasked to make it LOOK good. ⁠
.⁠
So, in my work, I offer a safe, judgment-free space to be messy. To be vulnerable. To actually FEEL your feelings. To express how hard it is sometimes to navigate this life. ⁠
.⁠
And then a space to move through it and create a plan to do take action in service of your highest vision.⁠
.⁠
We can shift our tasks to:⁠
💚Living an authentic, aligned life that may be beyond our parents' wildest dreams.⁠
💚Honoring our ancestors by living abundantly.⁠
💚Being confident in our authentic selves, not worried about "fitting in".⁠
💚 Advocating for ourselves with strength.⁠
💚Believing in limitless possibilities that will lift future generations.⁠
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👆🏽 If this resonates, I want to connect with you. Click the link in my bio to book some space with me to be fully you, unapologetically.⁠”
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#immigrantdescendants #firstgeneration #intergenerational #breakinglimits #breakthecycle #browngirls #selflovecoach #selfloveiskey #selfcompassion #livingbravely #playingbig #firstgenerationamerican #secondgenerationamerican #inspirationeveryday #selfimprovementdaily #youareworthy #immigrantchildren #journalprompts #socialactivist #filipinaamerican #madebyimmigrants #asianamericans #youdoyouboo #lifecoachforpoc #alexandriaocasio

Did you know that @nicolecruzcoaching is partnering with us for the Generational Issue? 😍 We stand by Nicole’s vision and message, and we are so excited to collaborate with her!  Read below to learn more about Nicole’s journey! .
“I am the daughter of Filipino immigrants.🇵🇭⁠
.⁠
Living as a 1st or 2nd generation American, can feel weighted sometimes.⁠
.⁠
As Americans with recent immigrant roots, we are tasked with:⁠
👉🏽 Living the life our parents wanted for us.⁠
👉🏽 Honoring our ancestors' sacrifices.⁠
👉🏽 "Fitting in" to 2 different cultures.⁠
👉🏽 Defining what living hyphenate (Filipino-American, Asian-American) means for us.⁠
👉🏽 Being seen as the representative of our culture in white spaces.⁠
👉🏽 Educating others on what's appropriate and inappropriate. (For example -- don't call me oriental.)⁠
👉🏽 Breaking intergenerational trauma and limiting cycles.⁠
.⁠
It's....a lot.⁠
.⁠
Especially when we have also been tasked to make it LOOK good. ⁠
.⁠
So, in my work, I offer a safe, judgment-free space to be messy. To be vulnerable. To actually FEEL your feelings. To express how hard it is sometimes to navigate this life. ⁠
.⁠
And then a space to move through it and create a plan to do take action in service of your highest vision.⁠
.⁠
We can shift our tasks to:⁠
💚Living an authentic, aligned life that may be beyond our parents' wildest dreams.⁠
💚Honoring our ancestors by living abundantly.⁠
💚Being confident in our authentic selves, not worried about "fitting in".⁠
💚 Advocating for ourselves with strength.⁠
💚Believing in limitless possibilities that will lift future generations.⁠
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👆🏽 If this resonates, I want to connect with you. Click the link in my bio to book some space with me to be fully you, unapologetically.⁠”
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#immigrantdescendants #firstgeneration #intergenerational #breakinglimits #breakthecycle #browngirls #selflovecoach #selfloveiskey #selfcompassion #livingbravely #playingbig #firstgenerationamerican #secondgenerationamerican #inspirationeveryday #selfimprovementdaily #youareworthy #immigrantchildren #journalprompts #socialactivist #filipinaamerican #madebyimmigrants #asianamericans #youdoyouboo #lifecoachforpoc #alexandriaocasio
64 2 22 October, 2019

I am the daughter of Filipino immigrants.🇵🇭⁠
.⁠
Living as a 1st or 2nd generation American, can feel weighted sometimes.⁠
.⁠
As Americans with recent immigrant roots, we are tasked with:⁠
👉🏽 Living the life our parents wanted for us.⁠
👉🏽 Honoring our ancestors' sacrifices.⁠
👉🏽 "Fitting in" to 2 different cultures.⁠
👉🏽 Defining what living hyphenate (Filipino-American, Asian-American) means for us.⁠
👉🏽 Being seen as the representative of our culture in white spaces.⁠
👉🏽 Educating others on what's appropriate and inappropriate. (For example -- don't call me oriental.)⁠
👉🏽 Breaking intergenerational trauma and limiting cycles.⁠
.⁠
It's....a lot.⁠
.⁠
Especially when we have also been tasked to make it LOOK good. ⁠
.⁠
So, in my work, I offer a safe, judgment-free space to be messy. To be vulnerable. To actually FEEL your feelings. To express how hard it is sometimes to navigate this life. ⁠
.⁠
And then a space to move through it and create a plan to do take action in service of your highest vision.⁠
.⁠
We can shift our tasks to:⁠
💚Living an authentic, aligned life that may be beyond our parents' wildest dreams.⁠
💚Honoring our ancestors by living abundantly.⁠
💚Being confident in our authentic selves, not worried about "fitting in".⁠
💚 Advocating for ourselves with strength.⁠
💚Believing in limitless possibilities that will lift future generations.⁠
.⁠
👆🏽 If this resonates, I want to connect with you. Click the link in my bio to book some space with me to be fully you, unapologetically.⁠
.⁠
Sending love!⁠
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#immigrantdescendants #firstgeneration #intergenerational #breakinglimits #breakthecycle #browngirls #selflovecoach #selfloveiskey #selfcompassion #livingbravely #playingbig #firstgenerationamerican #secondgenerationamerican #inspirationeveryday #selfimprovementdaily #youareworthy #immigrantchildren #journalprompts #socialactivist #filipinaamerican #madebyimmigrants #asianamericans #youdoyouboo #lifecoachforpoc #alexandriaocasiocortez #entrepinayship #immigrantsmakeamericagreat #daughterofanimmigrant #immigrantmade #decolonization

I am the daughter of Filipino immigrants.🇵🇭⁠
.⁠
Living as a 1st or 2nd generation American, can feel weighted sometimes.⁠
.⁠
As Americans with recent immigrant roots, we are tasked with:⁠
👉🏽 Living the life our parents wanted for us.⁠
👉🏽 Honoring our ancestors' sacrifices.⁠
👉🏽 "Fitting in" to 2 different cultures.⁠
👉🏽 Defining what living hyphenate (Filipino-American, Asian-American) means for us.⁠
👉🏽 Being seen as the representative of our culture in white spaces.⁠
👉🏽 Educating others on what's appropriate and inappropriate. (For example -- don't call me oriental.)⁠
👉🏽 Breaking intergenerational trauma and limiting cycles.⁠
.⁠
It's....a lot.⁠
.⁠
Especially when we have also been tasked to make it LOOK good. ⁠
.⁠
So, in my work, I offer a safe, judgment-free space to be messy.  To be vulnerable.  To actually FEEL your feelings.  To express how hard it is sometimes to navigate this life. ⁠
.⁠
And then a space to move through it and create a plan to do take action in service of your highest vision.⁠
.⁠
We can shift our tasks to:⁠
💚Living an authentic, aligned life that may be beyond our parents' wildest dreams.⁠
💚Honoring our ancestors by living abundantly.⁠
💚Being confident in our authentic selves, not worried about "fitting in".⁠
💚 Advocating for ourselves with strength.⁠
💚Believing in limitless possibilities that will lift future generations.⁠
.⁠
👆🏽 If this resonates, I want to connect with you. Click the link in my bio to book some space with me to be fully you, unapologetically.⁠
.⁠
Sending love!⁠
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#immigrantdescendants #firstgeneration #intergenerational #breakinglimits #breakthecycle #browngirls #selflovecoach #selfloveiskey #selfcompassion #livingbravely #playingbig #firstgenerationamerican #secondgenerationamerican #inspirationeveryday #selfimprovementdaily #youareworthy #immigrantchildren #journalprompts #socialactivist #filipinaamerican #madebyimmigrants #asianamericans #youdoyouboo #lifecoachforpoc #alexandriaocasiocortez #entrepinayship #immigrantsmakeamericagreat #daughterofanimmigrant #immigrantmade #decolonization ⁠
127 14 21 October, 2019

The REAL formula for worthiness 👇🏽
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Do you measure your worthiness with:
➡️ How hard you work?
➡️ How much 💰 you make?
➡️ How nice you are to people?
➡️ The goals you achieve?
➡️ How "good" you look in comparison to others?
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These are all measuring sticks that the 1st & 2nd generation American community turn to. Because we saw our parents work and struggle SO DAMN HARD to survive. .
And we honor that. So we believe that unless we struggle for the good things in life, that we aren't worthy of it.
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How I thought about my worthiness would rest on how much I was achieving at the time. .
My formula was: Good grades + good job + high salary = Worthy
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And when my life was: Mediocre grades + unemployed + no salary = NOT worthy.
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With this formula, I believed that if I kept achieving more, worked harder, had more people like/approve of me -- I was worthy.
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With this formula, my worthiness depended on EXTERNAL things.
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However, I learned the REAL formula for worthiness:
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Me = WORTHY
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You = WORTHY
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That's it.
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Your worthiness is INNATE. That means that whatever you achieve or don't achieve, you are worthy. .
The work is really believing that. Unlearning those measuring sticks that we have been so used to using -- and that have been used on us.
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Whether or not my business fails or succeeds means NOTHING about my worthiness. That allows me to just serve and do what I love without the pressure of it meaning I'm worthy or not.
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So get real with yo'self. How do you measure your worthiness? How has that served you? Does it FEEL good when you measure yourself in that way?
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If you want support in believing your innate worthiness, DM me. I'm here for you. 🙂
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Sending love!
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#journalideas #journalentry #journalisme #intentionwriting #journaljunkie #journalingprompts #dearjournal #journalingaddict #journalpage #journallove #selfloveadvocate #findingyourself #selflovechallenge #honoryourself #powerwithin #selfactualization #yourbestlife #doyouboo #mefirst #ichooseme #transformyourmind #staytruetoyou #stopcomparing #selflover #mindsetreset #firstgeneration #firstgenerationamerican #secondgenerationamerican #immigrantdescendant #madebyimmigrants

The REAL formula for worthiness 👇🏽
.
Do you measure your worthiness with:
➡️ How hard you work?
➡️ How much 💰 you make?
➡️ How nice you are to people?
➡️ The goals you achieve?
➡️ How "good" you look in comparison to others?
.
These are all measuring sticks that the 1st & 2nd generation American community turn to. Because we saw our parents work and struggle SO DAMN HARD to survive. .
And we honor that.  So we believe that unless we struggle for the good things in life, that we aren't worthy of it.
.
How I thought about my worthiness would rest on how much I was achieving at the time. .
My formula was: Good grades + good job + high salary = Worthy
.
And when my life was: Mediocre grades + unemployed + no salary = NOT worthy.
.
With this formula, I believed that if I kept achieving more, worked harder, had more people like/approve of me -- I was worthy.
.
With this formula, my worthiness depended on EXTERNAL things.
.
However, I learned the REAL formula for worthiness:
.
Me = WORTHY
.
You = WORTHY
.
That's it.
.
Your worthiness is INNATE.  That means that whatever you achieve or don't achieve, you are worthy. .
The work is really believing that.  Unlearning those measuring sticks that we have been so used to using -- and that have been used on us.
.
Whether or not my business fails or succeeds means NOTHING about my worthiness. That allows me to just serve and do what I love without the pressure of it meaning I'm worthy or not.
.
So get real with yo'self.  How do you measure your worthiness?  How has that served you?  Does it FEEL good when you measure yourself in that way?
.
If you want support in believing your innate worthiness, DM me.  I'm here for you. 🙂
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Sending love!
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#journalideas #journalentry #journalisme #intentionwriting #journaljunkie #journalingprompts #dearjournal #journalingaddict #journalpage #journallove #selfloveadvocate #findingyourself #selflovechallenge #honoryourself #powerwithin #selfactualization #yourbestlife #doyouboo #mefirst #ichooseme #transformyourmind #staytruetoyou #stopcomparing #selflover #mindsetreset #firstgeneration #firstgenerationamerican #secondgenerationamerican #immigrantdescendant #madebyimmigrants
49 7 16 October, 2019
Cousin love at @applehill_highhillranch 
#autumnvibes #madebyimmigrants
16 1 12 October, 2019

Inktober Day 11: Snow. Cause Jade comes to mind with her Land of Frost and Frogs. #homestuckfanart #jadeharley #kringlefucker #conksuckboot #madebyimmigrants #landoffrostandfrogs #itsnotevenchristmas

Inktober Day 11: Snow. Cause Jade comes to mind with her Land of Frost and Frogs. #homestuckfanart #jadeharley #kringlefucker #conksuckboot #madebyimmigrants #landoffrostandfrogs #itsnotevenchristmas
3 0 19 hours ago

✋I am committed to removing the stigma and silence around mental health. ⁠
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And that starts with my own story.⁠
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I've experienced years of therapy throughout my life. ⁠
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➡️When I was in 5th grade and was sent to the school counselor for being too quiet in class.⁠
➡️When I was a junior in high school and was sent to a therapist during my parents' separation.⁠
➡️When I was in college, struggling with low self-esteem and mild depression.⁠
➡️When I was in my early 20s, experiencing an abusive relationship.⁠
➡️When I was in my late 20s, dealing with crippling insecurities.⁠
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Therapy has helped me understand myself in ways I never could alone. It has been the ladder out of dark holes. It has given me tools to navigate life.⁠
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And now, as a wellness practitioner myself, I see how coaching has helped others feel less alone, be validated, and uncover the tools within themselves to live happier lives.⁠
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There is such an embedded stigma around mental health, especially in the 1st & 2nd generation American community. ⁠
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The cultures we originate from have been taught to stay silent, that issues should stay hidden, that our struggles are things to be ashamed of.⁠
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Generations of our ancestors have internalized their trauma and have struggled in silence, alone.⁠
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I want to offer that:⁠
💚You don't have to go it alone.⁠
💚It's okay to ask for help.⁠
💚There is a way through what you are struggling with.⁠
💚I love you. ⁠
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If you don't know where to start or how to find help, DM me and I'm happy to chat with you or point you to one of the incredible wellness practitioners I know.⁠
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Sending love! 💗⁠
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#therapyforall #worldsmentalhealthday #immigrantdescendants #selfcareawareness #firstgeneration #intergenerational #selfworth #selfcare101 #selflovecoach #empowermentcoach #selfcompassion #playingbig #firstgenerationamerican #secondgenerationamerican #inspirationeveryday #selfimprovementdaily #youareworthy #immigrantchildren #madebyimmigrants #asianamericans #youdoyouboo #lifecoachforpoc #immigrantsmakeamericagreat #daughterofimmigrants #monumentvalley #therapyforwomen #nomoreshame #mentalhealthawareness #mentalhealth #youareenough

✋I am committed to removing the stigma and silence around mental health. ⁠
.⁠
And that starts with my own story.⁠
.⁠
I've experienced years of therapy throughout my life. ⁠
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➡️When I was in 5th grade and was sent to the school counselor for being too quiet in class.⁠
➡️When I was a junior in high school and was sent to a therapist during my parents' separation.⁠
➡️When I was in college, struggling with low self-esteem and mild depression.⁠
➡️When I was in my early 20s, experiencing an abusive relationship.⁠
➡️When I was in my late 20s, dealing with crippling insecurities.⁠
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Therapy has helped me understand myself in ways I never could alone.  It has been the ladder out of dark holes.  It has given me tools to navigate life.⁠
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And now, as a wellness practitioner myself, I see how coaching has helped others feel less alone, be validated, and uncover the tools within themselves to live happier lives.⁠
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There is such an embedded stigma around mental health, especially in the 1st & 2nd generation American community. ⁠
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The cultures we originate from have been taught to stay silent, that issues should stay hidden, that our struggles are things to be ashamed of.⁠
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Generations of our ancestors have internalized their trauma and have struggled in silence, alone.⁠
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I want to offer that:⁠
💚You don't have to go it alone.⁠
💚It's okay to ask for help.⁠
💚There is a way through what you are struggling with.⁠
💚I love you. ⁠
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If you don't know where to start or how to find help, DM me and I'm happy to chat with you or point you to one of the incredible wellness practitioners I know.⁠
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Sending love! 💗⁠
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⁠#therapyforall #worldsmentalhealthday #immigrantdescendants #selfcareawareness #firstgeneration #intergenerational #selfworth #selfcare101 #selflovecoach #empowermentcoach #selfcompassion #playingbig #firstgenerationamerican #secondgenerationamerican #inspirationeveryday #selfimprovementdaily #youareworthy #immigrantchildren #madebyimmigrants #asianamericans #youdoyouboo #lifecoachforpoc #immigrantsmakeamericagreat #daughterofimmigrants #monumentvalley #therapyforwomen #nomoreshame #mentalhealthawareness #mentalhealth #youareenough
83 10 11 October, 2019

We dropped some new merch recently + added a variety of color options for our hoodies. Thank you everyone who has supported our online store, we appreciate you!
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#inspirationalnews #motivation #motivational #empowerment #blog #blogger #events #apparel #entrepreneur #entrepreneurlife #entrepreneurship #dreamchaser #gogetter #hustle #hustler #pocmade #pocowned #inspire #inspiration #latinxowned #immigrant #madebyimmigrants #immigrantproud

We dropped some new merch recently + added a variety of color options for our hoodies. Thank you everyone who has supported our online store, we appreciate you! 
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Click link in our bio to check out our store today. 💫 | 🔅
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#inspirationalnews #motivation #motivational #empowerment #blog #blogger #events #apparel #entrepreneur #entrepreneurlife #entrepreneurship #dreamchaser #gogetter #hustle #hustler #pocmade #pocowned #inspire #inspiration #latinxowned #immigrant #madebyimmigrants #immigrantproud
33 5 9 October, 2019
Made in 🇻🇳!
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#immigrants #refugees #madebyimmigrants #dcgays #instagay #queer #lgbtq #lgbt
125 2 7 October, 2019

Birthday Wish: I am looking for 5 women co-creators for my FIRST group coaching program. 🎂
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I want to empower and support as many 1st & 2nd generation Americans as possible -- more than my capacity in my current 1:1 coaching program.
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The motto for my 35th year was "feel the fear and do it anyway."
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With that motto, I changed careers, launched my own business, traveled full-time, and served dozens of 1st and 2nd generation Americans.
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For my 36th, I am taking that motto to the next level. .
I want to empower 1,000 immigrants and children of immigrants.👊🏽 (Let's go!)
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To do so, I need your help. ☺️
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If there is something in you telling you that you are:
✔️tired of playing small
✔️ready to be the confident woman you envision
✔️sick of listening to your self-doubt
✔️ready to LIVE BRAVELY
✔️ready to make a change before 2020
I want to connect with you. 💖
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DM me ASAP if you are interested in learning more and being one of my co-creators. (These spots will go quickly!) The program is 8 weeks and starts this month.☺️
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Sending lots of love! 💚
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#mybirthdaywish #groupcoachingprogram #feelthefearanddoitanyway #feelthefear #courage #empowermentcoach #empoweredwomen #livingbravely #firstgeneration #secondgenerationamerican #firstgenerationamerican #immigrants #childrenofimmigrants #madebyimmigrants #entrepinayship #inspirationdaily #thisiswhat36lookslike #immigrantsmakeamericagreat #playingbig #coachofcolor #wellnesspractitioner #intentionalliving #nomoreselfdoubt #happybirthdaytome #coachforpoc

Birthday Wish: I am looking for 5 women co-creators for my FIRST group coaching program. 🎂
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I want to empower and support as many 1st & 2nd generation Americans as possible -- more than my capacity in my current 1:1 coaching program.
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The motto for my 35th year was "feel the fear and do it anyway."
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With that motto, I changed careers, launched my own business, traveled full-time, and served dozens of 1st and 2nd generation Americans.
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For my 36th, I am taking that motto to the next level. .
I want to empower 1,000 immigrants and children of immigrants.👊🏽 (Let's go!)
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To do so, I need your help. ☺️
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If there is something in you telling you that you are:
✔️tired of playing small
✔️ready to be the confident woman you envision
✔️sick of listening to your self-doubt
✔️ready to LIVE BRAVELY
✔️ready to make a change before 2020
I want to connect with you. 💖
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DM me ASAP if you are interested in learning more and being one of my co-creators. (These spots will go quickly!) The program is 8 weeks and starts this month.☺️
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Sending lots of love! 💚
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#mybirthdaywish #groupcoachingprogram #feelthefearanddoitanyway #feelthefear #courage #empowermentcoach #empoweredwomen #livingbravely #firstgeneration #secondgenerationamerican #firstgenerationamerican #immigrants #childrenofimmigrants #madebyimmigrants #entrepinayship #inspirationdaily #thisiswhat36lookslike #immigrantsmakeamericagreat #playingbig #coachofcolor #wellnesspractitioner #intentionalliving #nomoreselfdoubt #happybirthdaytome #coachforpoc
101 26 5 October, 2019

So this happened today, we dropped some new merch. New long sleeve tees and hoodies just in time for fall 🤗 // Click the link in our bio to browse our items today! | 🔅
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#inspirationalnews #motivation #motivational #empowerment #blog #blogger #events #apparel #entrepreneur #entrepreneurlife #entrepreneurship #dreamchaser #gogetter #hustle #hustler #pocmade #pocowned #inspire #inspiration #latinxowned #immigrant #madebyimmigrants #immigrantproud

So this happened today, we dropped some new merch. New long sleeve tees and hoodies just in time for fall 🤗 // Click the link in our bio to browse our items today! | 🔅
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#inspirationalnews #motivation #motivational #empowerment #blog #blogger #events #apparel #entrepreneur #entrepreneurlife #entrepreneurship #dreamchaser #gogetter #hustle #hustler #pocmade #pocowned #inspire #inspiration #latinxowned #immigrant #madebyimmigrants #immigrantproud
43 4 30 September, 2019
White House

#whitehouse #washington #dc #sticker #america #madebyimmigrants
10 0 26 September, 2019

MINDFUL CONSUMPTION⠀
If you cannot commit to use a garment for at least 50 times, help the planet and don’t buy it!⠀
Most of us have far more shoes and clothes than we need, but we tend to spend very little or nothing on our home slippers although these are probably the most used of all your collection. We use home shoes every day of the year and the IMM shoes are such a high quality that you can grow all with them.⠀

Let’s imagine that you will forget your IMM shoes in a hotel 2 years after you purchase them, so we’ll assume a life value of just 2 years and a salvage value of zero. Your cost per use will be 0.17€! Which other shoes on your closet have the same yield?⠀

I’m sure you are now thinking of those impossible heels you bought as an impulse buy that kill you the first night you wore them and they are just gathering dust in your closet… That was a high cost per use… (we’ve been there!)⠀

With IMM Home Shoes you can make a worthwhile investment in comfortable, stylish and meaningful home shoes that represent what you stand for.⠀ ⠀
IMM shoes are a symbol of humanitarianism, love and social and economic progress. IMM is a practical and meaningful solution to immigration issues. Your impact is direct, with every pair you empower immigrants and refugees in Europe.⠀ ⠀ ⠀
#madebyimmigrants #wearyourvalues #StandingWithImmigrants #ForceForChange #ChangeMaker #RefugeesWelcome #WithRefugees #SocialEnterprise #SocialActivism #ImmigrantsWelcome #ImmigrantsGetTheJobDone #upcycled #upcycling #sustainablefashion #consciousliving #changemakers #fashionrevolution #homeshoes #slippers #slowfashion #morethanshoes #ethicalfashion #chooselove #notmypresident

MINDFUL CONSUMPTION⠀
If you cannot commit to use a garment for at least 50 times, help the planet and don’t buy it!⠀
Most of us have far more shoes and clothes than we need, but we tend to spend very little or nothing on our home slippers although these are probably the most used of all your collection. We use home shoes every day of the year and the IMM shoes are such a high quality that you can grow all with them.⠀
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Let’s imagine that you will forget your IMM shoes in a hotel 2 years after you purchase them, so we’ll assume a life value of just 2 years and a salvage value of zero. Your cost per use will be 0.17€! Which other shoes on your closet have the same yield?⠀
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I’m sure you are now thinking of those impossible heels you bought as an impulse buy that kill you the first night you wore them and they are just gathering dust in your closet… That was a high cost per use… (we’ve been there!)⠀
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With IMM Home Shoes you can make a worthwhile investment in comfortable, stylish and meaningful home shoes that represent what you stand for.⠀ ⠀
IMM shoes are a symbol of humanitarianism, love and social and economic progress. IMM is a practical and meaningful solution to immigration issues. Your impact is direct, with every pair you empower immigrants and refugees in Europe.⠀ ⠀ ⠀
#madebyimmigrants  #wearyourvalues  #StandingWithImmigrants  #ForceForChange #ChangeMaker #RefugeesWelcome #WithRefugees #SocialEnterprise #SocialActivism #ImmigrantsWelcome #ImmigrantsGetTheJobDone #upcycled #upcycling #sustainablefashion #consciousliving #changemakers #fashionrevolution #homeshoes #slippers #slowfashion #morethanshoes #ethicalfashion #chooselove #notmypresident
34 4 23 September, 2019

WE COVER THE WORLD⠀
IMM shoes has fast and reliable delivery to most parts of the world. We process orders immediately and the delivery depends on your location and carrier.⠀ ⠀
Our website immshoes.com has all relevant information on shipping. We believe everyone across the globe should have access to IMM Home shoes and become part of a movement for a better society.⠀ ⠀
If you don’t find your country on the list, contact us at info@made-by-immigrants.com and we will help you.⠀ ⠀
#madebyimmigrants #wearyourvalues #StandingWithImmigrants #ForceForChange #ChangeMaker #RefugeesWelcome #WithRefugees #SocialEnterprise #SocialActivism #ImmigrantsWelcome #ImmigrantsGetTheJobDone #upcycled #upcycling #sustainablefashion #consciousliving #changemakers #fashionrevolution #homeshoes #slippers #slowfashion #morethanshoes #ethicalfashion #chooselove #notmypresident

WE COVER THE WORLD⠀
IMM shoes has fast and reliable delivery to most parts of the world. We process orders immediately and the delivery depends on your location and carrier.⠀ ⠀
Our website immshoes.com has all relevant information on shipping. We believe everyone across the globe should have access to IMM Home shoes and become part of a movement for a better society.⠀ ⠀
If you don’t find your country on the list, contact us at info@made-by-immigrants.com and we will help you.⠀ ⠀
#madebyimmigrants  #wearyourvalues  #StandingWithImmigrants  #ForceForChange #ChangeMaker #RefugeesWelcome #WithRefugees #SocialEnterprise #SocialActivism #ImmigrantsWelcome #ImmigrantsGetTheJobDone #upcycled #upcycling #sustainablefashion #consciousliving #changemakers #fashionrevolution #homeshoes #slippers #slowfashion #morethanshoes #ethicalfashion #chooselove #notmypresident
30 1 20 September, 2019

WE ALL HAVE THE POWER TO CHANGE THE WORLD⠀ ⠀
At IMM we believe we all come together to change the world for the better – every action of ours counts. As 21st century global citizens, we have the power to vote with our wallets.⠀ ⠀
It is time to put money where are values lie. We cannot afford to be passive consumers and IMM home shoes make it easier than ever to make that difference.⠀ ⠀
IMM shoes are a symbol of humanitarianism, love and social and economic progress. IMM is a practical and meaningful solution to immigration issues. Your impact is direct, with every pair you empower immigrants and refugees in Europe.⠀ ⠀
We are committed to making it easier than ever.⠀ ⠀
Be the change.⠀ ⠀
#madebyimmigrants #wearyourvalues #StandingWithImmigrants #ForceForChange #ChangeMaker #RefugeesWelcome #WithRefugees #SocialEnterprise #SocialActivism #ImmigrantsWelcome #ImmigrantsGetTheJobDone #upcycled #upcycling #sustainablefashion #consciousliving #changemakers #fashionrevolution #homeshoes #slippers #slowfashion #morethanshoes #ethicalfashion #chooselove #notmypresident

WE ALL HAVE THE POWER TO CHANGE THE WORLD⠀ ⠀
At IMM we believe we all come together to change the world for the better – every action of ours counts. As 21st century global citizens, we have the power to vote with our wallets.⠀ ⠀
It is time to put money where are values lie. We cannot afford to be passive consumers and IMM home shoes make it easier than ever to make that difference.⠀ ⠀
IMM shoes are a symbol of humanitarianism, love and social and economic progress. IMM is a practical and meaningful solution to immigration issues. Your impact is direct, with every pair you empower immigrants and refugees in Europe.⠀ ⠀
We are committed to making it easier than ever.⠀ ⠀
Be the change.⠀ ⠀
#madebyimmigrants  #wearyourvalues  #StandingWithImmigrants  #ForceForChange #ChangeMaker #RefugeesWelcome #WithRefugees #SocialEnterprise #SocialActivism #ImmigrantsWelcome #ImmigrantsGetTheJobDone #upcycled #upcycling #sustainablefashion #consciousliving #changemakers #fashionrevolution #homeshoes #slippers #slowfashion #morethanshoes #ethicalfashion #chooselove #notmypresident
35 2 19 September, 2019

Why isn’t this fact hitting people like a ton of bricks? #madebyimmigrants

Why isn’t this fact hitting people like a ton of bricks? #madebyimmigrants
37 0 17 September, 2019

Soy comelona, I’ve always been. So, as tradition, which I will pass on to my children and children’s children, here are my anything but artsy food pics and childhood memories 🤤😂
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Last pic: I asked the man if I could take a picture with his food truck porque he was nice...and I love food.
PS I never have Starbucks in Lima but I was curious to try it here, plus there are so many recycle bins in the streets and eco-friendly materials. Step your game up Lima. 🤦🏽‍♀️
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#paperstraws #glotona #foodie #jarritos #mexicanfood #foodstagram #foodtruck #streetfood #strawberryshortcake #madebyimmigrants #pinkdrink #starbucks #pinkdrinkstarbucks

Soy comelona, I’ve always been. So, as tradition, which I will pass on to my children and children’s children, here are my anything but artsy food pics and childhood memories 🤤😂
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Last pic: I asked the man if I could take a picture with his food truck porque he was nice...and I love food.
PS I never have Starbucks in Lima but I was curious to try it here, plus there are so many recycle bins in the streets and eco-friendly materials. Step your game up Lima. 🤦🏽‍♀️
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#paperstraws #glotona #foodie #jarritos #mexicanfood #foodstagram #foodtruck #streetfood #strawberryshortcake #madebyimmigrants #pinkdrink #starbucks #pinkdrinkstarbucks
47 4 16 September, 2019

FREE RETURNS IN EUROPE⠀
Have any issue with your pair of IMM home shoes? No worries – we have free returns in Europe. If for any reason you need to return your home shoes, wrong size or faulty delivery, IMM is happy to help and has free returns throughout Europe. Order your pair without any worries and rest assured your experience will be as comfortable as out home shoes.⠀ ⠀
Each pair is handcrafted by immigrants and refugees in Europe and empowers immigrants with tax paying and dignified jobs, creating new business and pushing society forward. These shoes are a symbol of progress and conscious consumerism.⠀ ⠀
Irrespective of where in the world you live, IMM shoes is happy to help with all your concerns and questions.⠀ ⠀
#madebyimmigrants #wearyourvalues #StandingWithImmigrants #ForceForChange #ChangeMaker #RefugeesWelcome #WithRefugees #SocialEnterprise #SocialActivism #ImmigrantsWelcome #ImmigrantsGetTheJobDone #upcycled #upcycling #sustainablefashion #consciousliving #changemakers #fashionrevolution #homeshoes #slippers #slowfashion #morethanshoes #ethicalfashion #chooselove #notmypresident

FREE RETURNS IN EUROPE⠀
Have any issue with your pair of IMM home shoes? No worries – we have free returns in Europe. If for any reason you need to return your home shoes, wrong size or faulty delivery, IMM is happy to help and has free returns throughout Europe. Order your pair without any worries and rest assured your experience will be as comfortable as out home shoes.⠀ ⠀
Each pair is handcrafted by immigrants and refugees in Europe and empowers immigrants with tax paying and dignified jobs, creating new business and pushing society forward. These shoes are a symbol of progress and conscious consumerism.⠀ ⠀
Irrespective of where in the world you live, IMM shoes is happy to help with all your concerns and questions.⠀ ⠀
#madebyimmigrants  #wearyourvalues  #StandingWithImmigrants  #ForceForChange #ChangeMaker #RefugeesWelcome #WithRefugees #SocialEnterprise #SocialActivism #ImmigrantsWelcome #ImmigrantsGetTheJobDone #upcycled #upcycling #sustainablefashion #consciousliving #changemakers #fashionrevolution #homeshoes #slippers #slowfashion #morethanshoes #ethicalfashion #chooselove #notmypresident
38 1 16 September, 2019

UPCYCLED MATERIALS⠀
IMM champions meaningful and slow fashion. We are mindful of the impact we create throughout the supply chain. We upcycle the leathers of the IMM home shoes from the cast-offs of some of the top French brands.⠀

Upcycling and recycling should be more han a trend, they should be the norm. Climate change is our reality and only when consumers and producers join hands can we make a difference. IMM Shoes is committed to ensuring the best possible practices at every stage.⠀ ⠀
#madebyimmigrants #wearyourvalues #StandingWithImmigrants #ForceForChange #ChangeMaker #RefugeesWelcome #WithRefugees #SocialEnterprise #SocialActivism #ImmigrantsWelcome #ImmigrantsGetTheJobDone #upcycled #upcycling #sustainablefashion #consciousliving #changemakers #fashionrevolution #homeshoes #slippers #slowfashion #morethanshoes #ethicalfashion #chooselove #notmypresident

UPCYCLED MATERIALS⠀
IMM champions meaningful and slow fashion. We are mindful of the impact we create throughout the supply chain. We upcycle the leathers of the IMM home shoes from the cast-offs of some of the top French brands.⠀
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Upcycling and recycling should be more han a trend, they should be the norm. Climate change is our reality and only when consumers and producers join hands can we make a difference. IMM Shoes is committed to ensuring the best possible practices at every stage.⠀ ⠀
#madebyimmigrants  #wearyourvalues  #StandingWithImmigrants  #ForceForChange #ChangeMaker #RefugeesWelcome #WithRefugees #SocialEnterprise #SocialActivism #ImmigrantsWelcome #ImmigrantsGetTheJobDone #upcycled #upcycling #sustainablefashion #consciousliving #changemakers #fashionrevolution #homeshoes #slippers #slowfashion #morethanshoes #ethicalfashion #chooselove #notmypresident
33 1 15 September, 2019

BOLD TRANSPARENCY⠀
At IMM we want to your social impact to be as seamless as putting a pair of slippers.⠀
We believe you have the right to know what’s going on down all the supply chain and how much your shoes cost to make. From the materials, to the labour cost or the tax we pay.⠀
Not only we don’t have anything to hide, but we have plenty to brag about! So, go to our store and under every product you can see every single detail of how much it cost to make and to bring the IMM shoes to you.⠀
And if you are sceptical, we can send you a copy of the payslips!⠀ ⠀
#madebyimmigrants #wearyourvalues #StandingWithImmigrants #ForceForChange #ChangeMaker #RefugeesWelcome #WithRefugees #SocialEnterprise #SocialActivism #ImmigrantsWelcome #ImmigrantsGetTheJobDone #upcycled #upcycling #sustainablefashion #consciousliving #changemakers #fashionrevolution #homeshoes #slippers #slowfashion #morethanshoes #ethicalfashion #chooselove #notmypresident

BOLD TRANSPARENCY⠀
At IMM we want to your social impact to be as seamless as putting a pair of slippers.⠀
We believe you have the right to know what’s going on down all the supply chain and how much your shoes cost to make. From the materials, to the labour cost or the tax we pay.⠀
Not only we don’t have anything to hide, but we have plenty to brag about! So, go to our store and under every product you can see every single detail of how much it cost to make and to bring the IMM shoes to you.⠀
And if you are sceptical, we can send you a copy of the payslips!⠀ ⠀
#madebyimmigrants  #wearyourvalues  #StandingWithImmigrants  #ForceForChange #ChangeMaker #RefugeesWelcome #WithRefugees #SocialEnterprise #SocialActivism #ImmigrantsWelcome #ImmigrantsGetTheJobDone #upcycled #upcycling #sustainablefashion #consciousliving #changemakers #fashionrevolution #homeshoes #slippers #slowfashion #morethanshoes #ethicalfashion #chooselove #notmypresident
37 0 13 September, 2019

#Fridaythe13th has me thinking about superstitions and stories. ✨⁠
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Those beliefs that events and actions will supernaturally cause a certain outcome. Like, breaking a mirror causes bad luck or Friday the 13th is an unlucky day.👻⁠
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We hear these throughout our childhood, to serve as a lesson or a warning.⁠
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In the Philippine culture, some of these are:⁠
❌Siblings shouldn't get married in the same year, or they will split their luck (oops, my husband and his sister totally did this).⁠
❌You shouldn't sweep at night because you might be sweeping away your riches.⁠
❌Don't sleep with wet hair or you will go crazy.⁠
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And for these superstitions, the people that believe in them will change their actions to alter their fate.
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Similarly, we learn stories about ourselves or the world at a young age.⁠
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Stories like...⁠
🗨️In order to deserve success, you need to work really hard to get it (and maybe even suffer a bit for it).⁠
🗨️You are [insert family role here -- the smart one, the fun one, the responsible one, etc] and you should only act that way.⁠
🗨️You need to prove your worthiness through accomplishments.⁠
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And we are affected by them, because we believe in them.⁠
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But what if we chose not to believe in those stories? How would that impact us?⁠
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What stories have we held onto that don't serve us anymore? What would happen if we let them go?⁠
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You get to write your own stories, your own beliefs, your own magic. ✨⁠
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If you want support authoring your own stories, DM me. I'm here for you!⁠
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Sending love! 💚⁠
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#immigrantdescendants #firstgeneration #intergenerational #selfcareawareness #selfcare101
#believeinbetter #selflovecoach #selfloveiskey #selfcompassion #nomoreselfdoubt #playingbig
#firstgenerationamerican #secondgenerationamerican #inspirationeveryday #superstitions
#firstgeneration #youareworthy #immigrantchildren #journalpromptforselflove #socialactivist
#filipinaamerican #madebyimmigrants #asianamericans #youdoyouboo #lifecoachforpoc
#journalprompts #entrepinayship #immigrantsmakeamericagreat #daughterofimmigrants

#Fridaythe13th has me thinking about superstitions and stories. ✨⁠
.⁠
Those beliefs that events and actions will supernaturally cause a certain outcome.  Like, breaking a mirror causes bad luck or Friday the 13th is an unlucky day.👻⁠
.⁠
We hear these throughout our childhood, to serve as a lesson or a warning.⁠
.⁠
In the Philippine culture, some of these are:⁠
❌Siblings shouldn't get married in the same year, or they will split their luck (oops, my husband and his sister totally did this).⁠
❌You shouldn't sweep at night because you might be sweeping away your riches.⁠
❌Don't sleep with wet hair or you will go crazy.⁠
.⁠
And for these superstitions, the people that believe in them will change their actions to alter their fate.
.⁠
Similarly, we learn stories about ourselves or the world at a young age.⁠
.⁠
Stories like...⁠
🗨️In order to deserve success, you need to work really hard to get it (and maybe even suffer a bit for it).⁠
🗨️You are [insert family role here -- the smart one, the fun one, the responsible one, etc] and you should only act that way.⁠
🗨️You need to prove your worthiness through accomplishments.⁠
.⁠
And we are affected by them, because we believe in them.⁠
.⁠
But what if we chose not to believe in those stories?  How would that impact us?⁠
.⁠
What stories have we held onto that don't serve us anymore?  What would happen if we let them go?⁠
.⁠
You get to write your own stories, your own beliefs, your own magic. ✨⁠
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If you want support authoring your own stories, DM me.  I'm here for you!⁠
.⁠
Sending love! 💚⁠
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⁠#immigrantdescendants #firstgeneration #intergenerational #selfcareawareness #selfcare101⁠
#believeinbetter #selflovecoach #selfloveiskey #selfcompassion #nomoreselfdoubt #playingbig⁠
#firstgenerationamerican #secondgenerationamerican #inspirationeveryday #superstitions⁠
#firstgeneration #youareworthy #immigrantchildren #journalpromptforselflove #socialactivist⁠
#filipinaamerican #madebyimmigrants #asianamericans #youdoyouboo #lifecoachforpoc⁠
#journalprompts #entrepinayship #immigrantsmakeamericagreat #daughterofimmigrants⁠
51 8 13 September, 2019

✉️A little self-care love note from me to you 💗⁠
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I see you out there doing the damn thing:⁠
💚hustling for your business⁠
💚working your 9-5 and your side hustle⁠
💚making connections⁠
💚creating spaces for marginalized communities⁠
💚 supporting your family (financially, emotionally, physically)⁠
💚 studying and learning⁠
💚 challenging yourself to uncover what fulfills you⁠
💚 cheerleading others and lifting them up⁠
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And I know how much you give of yourself. How generous you are with your energy and time.⁠
.⁠
And I want you to know that it's okay to take a break.⁠
.
It's okay to spend time just doing the things that you WANT to do and not HAVE to do.⁠
.⁠
It's okay to allow yourself to pause and NOT feel guilty about it.⁠
.⁠
It doesn't mean you're:⁠
✔️not being productive⁠
✔️lazy⁠
✔️missing out on opportunities⁠
✔️not accomplishing⁠
✔️ letting anyone down⁠
.⁠
These are thoughts born out of scarcity and equating our worthiness to our accomplishments.⁠
.⁠
Fill up your cup, love. ☕ Show others that it's ok to take care of you first. The overflow gets to be enjoyed by others.⁠
.⁠
You're doing enough. You are enough. 💗⁠
.⁠
Sending lots of love your way 🙂⁠
.⁠
⁠.⁠
.⁠
#immigrantdescendants #selfcareawarenessmonth #firstgeneration #intergenerational #selfcareawareness #selfcare101
#believeinbetter #selflovecoach #selfloveiskey #selfcompassion #nomoreselfdoubt #playingbig
#firstgenerationamerican #secondgenerationamerican #inspirationeveryday #selfimprovementdaily
#firstgeneration #youareworthy #immigrantchildren #journalprompts #socialactivist
#filipinaamerican #madebyimmigrants #asianamericans #youdoyouboo #lifecoachforpoc
#alexandriaocasiocortez #entrepinayship #immigrantsmakeamericagreat #daughterofimmigrants

✉️A little self-care love note from me to you 💗⁠
.⁠
I see you out there doing the damn thing:⁠
💚hustling for your business⁠
💚working your 9-5 and your side hustle⁠
💚making connections⁠
💚creating spaces for marginalized communities⁠
💚 supporting your family (financially, emotionally, physically)⁠
💚 studying and learning⁠
💚 challenging yourself to uncover what fulfills you⁠
💚 cheerleading others and lifting them up⁠
.⁠
And I know how much you give of yourself.  How generous you are with your energy and time.⁠
.⁠
And I want you to know that it's okay to take a break.⁠
.
It's okay to spend time just doing the things that you WANT to do and not HAVE to do.⁠
.⁠
It's okay to allow yourself to pause and NOT feel guilty about it.⁠
.⁠
It doesn't mean you're:⁠
✔️not being productive⁠
✔️lazy⁠
✔️missing out on opportunities⁠
✔️not accomplishing⁠
✔️ letting anyone down⁠
.⁠
These are thoughts born out of scarcity and equating our worthiness to our accomplishments.⁠
.⁠
Fill up your cup, love. ☕ Show others that it's ok to take care of you first. The overflow gets to be enjoyed by others.⁠
.⁠
You're doing enough.  You are enough. 💗⁠
.⁠
Sending lots of love your way 🙂⁠
.⁠
⁠.⁠
.⁠
#immigrantdescendants #selfcareawarenessmonth #firstgeneration #intergenerational #selfcareawareness #selfcare101⁠
#believeinbetter #selflovecoach #selfloveiskey #selfcompassion #nomoreselfdoubt #playingbig⁠
#firstgenerationamerican #secondgenerationamerican #inspirationeveryday #selfimprovementdaily⁠
#firstgeneration #youareworthy #immigrantchildren #journalprompts #socialactivist⁠
#filipinaamerican #madebyimmigrants #asianamericans #youdoyouboo #lifecoachforpoc⁠
#alexandriaocasiocortez #entrepinayship #immigrantsmakeamericagreat #daughterofimmigrants⁠
108 13 11 September, 2019

UTMOST CRAFTMANSHIP REASONABLY PRICED⠀
IMM home shoes are hand designed and crafted by talented immigrant artisans. Each piece is beautifully handcrafted with care and expertise by immigrant artisans. IMM is an ethical and socially sensitive brand that focuses on fair and ethical practices throughout the supply, production and distribution line.⠀ ⠀
Each purchase is expert craftsmanship and we strive for fair pricing. IMM strives for price transparency and you can find all our breakdowns on the website.⠀ ⠀
With every pair you buy, we make sure your purchase counts.⠀ ⠀
#madebyimmigrants #wearyourvalues #StandingWithImmigrants #ForceForChange #ChangeMaker #RefugeesWelcome #WithRefugees #SocialEnterprise #SocialActivism #ImmigrantsWelcome #ImmigrantsGetTheJobDone #upcycled #upcycling #sustainablefashion #consciousliving #changemakers #fashionrevolution #homeshoes #slippers #slowfashion #morethanshoes #ethicalfashion #chooselove #notmypresident @donatodream

UTMOST CRAFTMANSHIP REASONABLY PRICED⠀
IMM home shoes are hand designed and crafted by talented immigrant artisans. Each piece is beautifully handcrafted with care and expertise by immigrant artisans. IMM is an ethical and socially sensitive brand that focuses on fair and ethical practices throughout the supply, production and distribution line.⠀ ⠀
Each purchase is expert craftsmanship and we strive for fair pricing. IMM strives for price transparency and you can find all our breakdowns on the website.⠀ ⠀
With every pair you buy, we make sure your purchase counts.⠀ ⠀
#madebyimmigrants  #wearyourvalues  #StandingWithImmigrants  #ForceForChange #ChangeMaker #RefugeesWelcome #WithRefugees #SocialEnterprise #SocialActivism #ImmigrantsWelcome #ImmigrantsGetTheJobDone #upcycled #upcycling #sustainablefashion #consciousliving #changemakers #fashionrevolution #homeshoes #slippers #slowfashion #morethanshoes #ethicalfashion #chooselove #notmypresident  @donatodream
31 0 11 September, 2019
🦋 #madebyimmigrants
67 2 10 September, 2019

How to feel more powerful in an instant 💪⁠
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TAKE. UP. SPACE.⁠
.⁠
Literally, physically.⁠
.⁠
Stretch your arms, puff your chest, take a wide-legged stance, stand up straight, reach the crown of your head towards the sky.⁠🙆
.⁠
As people of color, as immigrant descendants, we are constantly given the message to blend in, don't be too foreign, fit in the space that is left for you.⁠
.⁠
But when we shrink ourselves, we give up the power that's inside of us.⁠
.⁠
When we shrink our minds by altering ourselves somehow to fit in, we also shrink our bodies. Our shoulders slump, our voice softens, our gaze turns down.⁠⬇️
.⁠
The mind-body connection is strong.
.
So, I encourage you to pose. POWER pose.⁠⭐
.⁠
If you're in a situation where you want to feel more confident -- like interviewing for a job, public speaking, negotiating a raise, setting boundaries with your family --take 10 seconds to power pose and take up space.⁠
.⁠
Remind yourself that everything is in you.⁠
Remind yourself that you are powerful.
Remind yourself that you got this.⁠
.⁠
No, really...you totally got this. ☺️
.⁠
And if you want to make this confidence boost a forever thing, click the link in my bio to setup a free discovery session.⁠
.⁠
Sending powerful love your way! 💚⁠
.⁠
.⁠
.⁠
#immigrantdescendants #giftsforfuture #firstgeneration #intergenerational #breakinglimits #breakthecycle
#believeinbetter #selflovecoach #selfloveiskey #selfcompassion #nomoreselfdoubt #playingbig
#firstgenerationamerican #secondgenerationamerican #inspirationeveryday #selfimprovementdaily
#firstgeneration #youareworthy #immigrantchildren #journalprompts #socialactivist
#filipinaamerican #madebyimmigrants #asianamericans #youdoyouboo #lifecoachforpoc
#alexandriaocasiocortez #entrepinayship #immigrantsmakeamericagreat #daughterofimmigrants

How to feel more powerful in an instant 💪⁠
.⁠
TAKE. UP. SPACE.⁠
.⁠
Literally, physically.⁠
.⁠
Stretch your arms, puff your chest, take a wide-legged stance, stand up straight, reach the crown of your head towards the sky.⁠🙆
.⁠
As people of color, as immigrant descendants, we are constantly given the message to blend in, don't be too foreign, fit in the space that is left for you.⁠
.⁠
But when we shrink ourselves, we give up the power that's inside of us.⁠
.⁠
When we shrink our minds by altering ourselves somehow to fit in, we also shrink our bodies.  Our shoulders slump, our voice softens, our gaze turns down.⁠⬇️
.⁠
The mind-body connection is strong.
.
So, I encourage you to pose.  POWER pose.⁠⭐
.⁠
If you're in a situation where you want to feel more confident -- like interviewing for a job, public speaking, negotiating a raise, setting boundaries with your family --take 10 seconds to power pose and take up space.⁠
.⁠
Remind yourself that everything is in you.⁠
Remind yourself that you are powerful.
Remind yourself that you got this.⁠
.⁠
No, really...you totally got this. ☺️
.⁠
And if you want to make this confidence boost a forever thing, click the link in my bio to setup a free discovery session.⁠
.⁠
Sending powerful love your way! 💚⁠
.⁠
.⁠
.⁠
#immigrantdescendants #giftsforfuture #firstgeneration #intergenerational #breakinglimits #breakthecycle⁠
#believeinbetter #selflovecoach #selfloveiskey #selfcompassion #nomoreselfdoubt #playingbig⁠
#firstgenerationamerican #secondgenerationamerican #inspirationeveryday #selfimprovementdaily⁠
#firstgeneration #youareworthy #immigrantchildren #journalprompts #socialactivist⁠
#filipinaamerican #madebyimmigrants #asianamericans #youdoyouboo #lifecoachforpoc⁠
#alexandriaocasiocortez #entrepinayship #immigrantsmakeamericagreat #daughterofimmigrants⁠
74 9 9 September, 2019

OUR VALUES and actions define us.⠀ ⠀
👉🏾 If you believe in giving back and paying forward.⠀
👉🏼If you believe in humanity first, that no human is illegal.⠀
👉🏻 If you believe in contributing towards a better world, in being a conscious consumer and global citizen,⠀
🎯Then IMM Shoes are for you.

With every pair of IMM Home shoes, you empower immigrants and refugees in Europe. IMM Home shoes are designed and created by immigrants, creating new tax paying jobs and unlocking the talent and potential immigrants bring with them.⠀ ⠀
Be the change.
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.
.
.
.
.

#madebyimmigrants #wearyourvalues #StandingWithImmigrants #ForceForChange #ChangeMaker #RefugeesWelcome #WithRefugees #SocialEnterprise #SocialActivism #ImmigrantsWelcome #ImmigrantsGetTheJobDone #upcycled #upcycling #sustainablefashion #consciousliving #changemakers #fashionrevolution #homeshoes #slippers #slowfashion #morethanshoes #ethicalfashion #chooselove #notmypresident

OUR VALUES and actions define us.⠀ ⠀
👉🏾 If you believe in giving back and paying forward.⠀
👉🏼If you believe in humanity first, that no human is illegal.⠀
👉🏻 If you believe in contributing towards a better world, in being a conscious consumer and global citizen,⠀
🎯Then IMM Shoes are for you.

With every pair of IMM Home shoes, you empower immigrants and refugees in Europe. IMM Home shoes are designed and created by immigrants, creating new tax paying jobs and unlocking the talent and potential immigrants bring with them.⠀ ⠀
Be the change.
.
.
.
.
.
.

#madebyimmigrants  #wearyourvalues  #StandingWithImmigrants  #ForceForChange #ChangeMaker #RefugeesWelcome #WithRefugees #SocialEnterprise #SocialActivism #ImmigrantsWelcome #ImmigrantsGetTheJobDone #upcycled #upcycling #sustainablefashion #consciousliving #changemakers #fashionrevolution #homeshoes #slippers #slowfashion #morethanshoes #ethicalfashion #chooselove #notmypresident
33 5 9 September, 2019

BE A FORCE FOR CHANGE⠀
We as conscious consumers of the 21st century have a duty to be sustainable and mindful consumers, to be agents of change and IMM shoes makes doing the right thing as easy as putting on a pair of home shoes.⠀ ⠀
These chic and comfortable home shoes are much more than simple loafers, they represent social change and humanitarianism. The IMM home shoes are designed and made by immigrants and refugees, creating tax paying jobs and dignified livelihoods for those in need. The shoes go beyond fashion and comfort, they are a symbol of what you stand for.⠀ ⠀
#madebyimmigrants #wearyourvalues #StandingWithImmigrants #ForceForChange #ChangeMaker #RefugeesWelcome #WithRefugees #SocialEnterprise #SocialActivism #ImmigrantsWelcome #ImmigrantsGetTheJobDone #upcycled #upcycling #sustainablefashion #consciousliving #changemakers #fashionrevolution #homeshoes #slippers #slowfashion #morethanshoes #ethicalfashion #chooselove #notmypresident

BE A FORCE FOR CHANGE⠀
We as conscious consumers of the 21st century have a duty to be sustainable and mindful consumers, to be agents of change and IMM shoes makes doing the right thing as easy as putting on a pair of home shoes.⠀ ⠀
These chic and comfortable home shoes are much more than simple loafers, they represent social change and humanitarianism. The IMM home shoes are designed and made by immigrants and refugees, creating tax paying jobs and dignified livelihoods for those in need. The shoes go beyond fashion and comfort, they are a symbol of what you stand for.⠀ ⠀
#madebyimmigrants  #wearyourvalues  #StandingWithImmigrants  #ForceForChange #ChangeMaker #RefugeesWelcome #WithRefugees #SocialEnterprise #SocialActivism #ImmigrantsWelcome #ImmigrantsGetTheJobDone #upcycled #upcycling #sustainablefashion #consciousliving #changemakers #fashionrevolution #homeshoes #slippers #slowfashion #morethanshoes #ethicalfashion #chooselove #notmypresident
38 2 8 September, 2019

MINDFUL LOOK AT HOME⠀
Take your home fashion to the next level with these ultra-comfortable and chic IMM Home Shoes. They are the perfect style companion for all your indoor fashion.⠀
Rather than walking around on those big socks or the last hotel run-down slippers, keep up with your ultrachic-self while at home chilling. Your partner will certainly appreciate seeing you looking gorgeous in your carefully curated apartment outfit.⠀

A paring tip: combine your IMM shoes with a @meshmood kimono for top impact. Not only you will be looking great but you will be doing good to the planet.⠀ ⠀
With IMM Shoes, you look, feel and do good all at once. Your impact is direct: you’re empowering immigrants and refugees with sustainable tax paying jobs and opportunities.⠀ ⠀
#madebyimmigrants #wearyourvalues #StandingWithImmigrants #ForceForChange #ChangeMaker #RefugeesWelcome #WithRefugees #SocialEnterprise #SocialActivism #ImmigrantsWelcome #ImmigrantsGetTheJobDone #upcycled #upcycling #sustainablefashion #consciousliving #changemakers #fashionrevolution #homeshoes #slippers #slowfashion #morethanshoes #ethicalfashion #chooselove #notmypresident

MINDFUL LOOK AT HOME⠀
Take your home fashion to the next level with these ultra-comfortable and chic IMM Home Shoes. They are the perfect style companion for all your indoor fashion.⠀
Rather than walking around on those big socks or the last hotel run-down slippers, keep up with your ultrachic-self while at home chilling. Your partner will certainly appreciate seeing you looking gorgeous in your carefully curated apartment outfit.⠀
⠀
A paring tip: combine your IMM shoes with a @meshmood kimono for top impact. Not only you will be looking great but you will be doing good to the planet.⠀ ⠀
With IMM Shoes, you look, feel and do good all at once. Your impact is direct: you’re empowering immigrants and refugees with sustainable tax paying jobs and opportunities.⠀ ⠀
#madebyimmigrants  #wearyourvalues  #StandingWithImmigrants  #ForceForChange #ChangeMaker #RefugeesWelcome #WithRefugees #SocialEnterprise #SocialActivism #ImmigrantsWelcome #ImmigrantsGetTheJobDone #upcycled #upcycling #sustainablefashion #consciousliving #changemakers #fashionrevolution #homeshoes #slippers #slowfashion #morethanshoes #ethicalfashion #chooselove #notmypresident
34 3 5 September, 2019

Recently we participated in the Posterheroes contest with this illustration! We did not win unfortunately, but we had fun creating it. The theme was 'a poster for integration'. As we are both immigrants ourselves (Kerli once moved from Estonia to Holland and Ilse moved from Holland to Estonia last year) and the current debate in countries about immigrants and integration, we felt this theme suited us. With the design we wanted to make people think about immigrants. Things we define now as normal, used to be foreign and probably scary.
Take for example ice cream. Around the world we enjoy eating ice creams nowadays, but it was once first made in China. Immigrants and travelers took this dessert to other parts of the world where it eventually got embraced and considered it's own. We felt that this aspect of immigration is a bit overlooked and that we are starting to forget that immigration can also bring good things instead of only bad news on tv. What are your thoughts about it? Let us know in the comments! -
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#madebyimmigrants #posterheroes #weareallimmigrants #posters #icecream #illustrationwork #illustration_daily #posterdesigner #genecreative #femalepreneurs #womenillustrators #graphicstudio #creativeentrepreneurs #illustrationdrawing #illustrationdaily #illustrating #dailyposter #posterart #thedesigncastle #print #graafilinedisain #posterdesigns #posterdesigncommunity #solleveldtoim #eestidisain #illustratie #graphicdesigndaily #instaart #womenillustrators #think

Recently we participated in the Posterheroes contest with this illustration! We did not win unfortunately, but we had fun creating it. The theme was 'a poster for integration'. As we are both immigrants ourselves (Kerli once moved from Estonia to Holland and Ilse moved from Holland to Estonia last year) and the current debate in countries about immigrants and integration, we felt this theme suited us. With the design we wanted to make people think about immigrants. Things we define now as normal, used to be foreign and probably scary. 
Take for example ice cream. Around the world we enjoy eating ice creams nowadays, but it was once first made in China. Immigrants and travelers took this dessert to other parts of the world where it eventually got embraced and considered it's own. We felt that this aspect of immigration is a bit overlooked and that we are starting to forget that immigration can also bring good things instead of only bad news on tv. What are your thoughts about it? Let us know in the comments! -
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#madebyimmigrants #posterheroes #weareallimmigrants #posters #icecream #illustrationwork #illustration_daily #posterdesigner #genecreative #femalepreneurs #womenillustrators #graphicstudio #creativeentrepreneurs #illustrationdrawing #illustrationdaily #illustrating #dailyposter #posterart #thedesigncastle #print #graafilinedisain #posterdesigns #posterdesigncommunity #solleveldtoim #eestidisain #illustratie #graphicdesigndaily #instaart #womenillustrators #think
14 2 5 September, 2019

Top #madebyimmigrants posts

Word around the street is that it’s getting chilly out. 🥶 •
You’ve been asking & now I’m supplying. We’ve finally added hoodies onto our shop!!
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Click the link in my bio to order yours today ☺️🤗 #occupyingyourmindset #hoodieseason #apparel #madebyimmigrants #streetapparel

Word around the street is that it’s getting chilly out. 🥶 •
You’ve been asking & now I’m supplying. We’ve finally added hoodies onto our shop!!
.
.
Click the link in my bio to order yours today ☺️🤗 #occupyingyourmindset #hoodieseason #apparel #madebyimmigrants #streetapparel
418 34 5 January, 2019

😍Today is my 1-year anniversary of being a life coach.
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On November 5, 2018, I sent a hopeful email to my close friends and family, offering free coaching sessions to them. 👇🏽
.
“As you know, I've been in a period of transition from my corporate life to a career that fulfills me and allows me to serve the world in a way that's more authentic. After a lot (a lot) of reflection, I realized that the things I love doing already (providing advice, running accountability groups, helping others achieve their goals) are all a part of life coaching. .
I love helping others accomplish their dreams, play bigger in their lives, and bring more of themselves into the world. Nothing makes me happier!
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Rather than overthinking and overanalyzing, I'm choosing to jump in and try being a coach formally.”
.
Now, a year later, I am supporting over 100 Asian womxn to cultivate confidence. I've been featured on 3 podcasts for people of color, been on a magazine cover, and hosted workshops for dozens.
.
Most importantly, I have supported a community that I love to:
💚Love themselves as they are
💚Build confidence in themselves
💚Value their innate worthiness
💚Make fulfilling career transitions
💚Set healthy boundaries
💚Believe in a greater future for themselves
💚Take action towards their dreams
.
It’s incredible what can happen in a year when you take action that’s aligned with your true values.
.
I share this to hopefully inspire others who are thinking of making a change. I was 35 when I made this career shift. I was scared (still am sometimes) and uncertain of the outcome (still am sometimes).
.
It’s never too late to take action towards living a brave, authentic life. .
I’m eternally grateful to my support system who I have borrowed belief from when it was difficult to believe in myself. Especially @lifeprojectmark.
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And a very special thank you to my clients who continue to inspire me with their courage, vulnerability, and love.
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Sending big go-for-it love!👊🏽💖

😍Today is my 1-year anniversary of being a life coach.
.
On November 5, 2018, I sent a hopeful email to my close friends and family, offering free coaching sessions to them. 👇🏽
.
“As you know, I've been in a period of transition from my corporate life to a career that fulfills me and allows me to serve the world in a way that's more authentic.  After a lot (a lot) of reflection, I realized that the things I love doing already (providing advice, running accountability groups, helping others achieve their goals) are all a part of life coaching. .
I love helping others accomplish their dreams, play bigger in their lives, and bring more of themselves into the world.  Nothing makes me happier!
.
Rather than overthinking and overanalyzing, I'm choosing to jump in and try being a coach formally.”
.
Now, a year later, I am supporting over 100 Asian womxn to cultivate confidence. I've been featured on 3 podcasts for people of color, been on a magazine cover, and hosted workshops for dozens.
.
Most importantly, I have supported a community that I love to:
💚Love themselves as they are
💚Build confidence in themselves
💚Value their innate worthiness
💚Make fulfilling career transitions
💚Set healthy boundaries
💚Believe in a greater future for themselves
💚Take action towards their dreams
.
It’s incredible what can happen in a year when you take action that’s aligned with your true values.
.
I share this to hopefully inspire others who are thinking of making a change.  I was 35 when I made this career shift.  I was scared (still am sometimes) and uncertain of the outcome (still am sometimes).
.
It’s never too late to take action towards living a brave, authentic life. .
I’m eternally grateful to my support system who I have borrowed belief from when it was difficult to believe in myself.  Especially @lifeprojectmark.
.
And a very special thank you to my clients who continue to inspire me with their courage, vulnerability, and love.
.
Sending big go-for-it love!👊🏽💖
115 25 5 November, 2019
Immigrants made me ❤️
📸 @danny.marin 
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#madebyimmigrants
#immigrantsmadeus
#nationalimmigrantsday
#immigrantsmadeamerica
112 4 28 October, 2019

I am the daughter of Filipino immigrants.🇵🇭⁠
.⁠
Living as a 1st or 2nd generation American, can feel weighted sometimes.⁠
.⁠
As Americans with recent immigrant roots, we are tasked with:⁠
👉🏽 Living the life our parents wanted for us.⁠
👉🏽 Honoring our ancestors' sacrifices.⁠
👉🏽 "Fitting in" to 2 different cultures.⁠
👉🏽 Defining what living hyphenate (Filipino-American, Asian-American) means for us.⁠
👉🏽 Being seen as the representative of our culture in white spaces.⁠
👉🏽 Educating others on what's appropriate and inappropriate. (For example -- don't call me oriental.)⁠
👉🏽 Breaking intergenerational trauma and limiting cycles.⁠
.⁠
It's....a lot.⁠
.⁠
Especially when we have also been tasked to make it LOOK good. ⁠
.⁠
So, in my work, I offer a safe, judgment-free space to be messy. To be vulnerable. To actually FEEL your feelings. To express how hard it is sometimes to navigate this life. ⁠
.⁠
And then a space to move through it and create a plan to do take action in service of your highest vision.⁠
.⁠
We can shift our tasks to:⁠
💚Living an authentic, aligned life that may be beyond our parents' wildest dreams.⁠
💚Honoring our ancestors by living abundantly.⁠
💚Being confident in our authentic selves, not worried about "fitting in".⁠
💚 Advocating for ourselves with strength.⁠
💚Believing in limitless possibilities that will lift future generations.⁠
.⁠
👆🏽 If this resonates, I want to connect with you. Click the link in my bio to book some space with me to be fully you, unapologetically.⁠
.⁠
Sending love!⁠
.⁠
.⁠
.⁠
#immigrantdescendants #firstgeneration #intergenerational #breakinglimits #breakthecycle #browngirls #selflovecoach #selfloveiskey #selfcompassion #livingbravely #playingbig #firstgenerationamerican #secondgenerationamerican #inspirationeveryday #selfimprovementdaily #youareworthy #immigrantchildren #journalprompts #socialactivist #filipinaamerican #madebyimmigrants #asianamericans #youdoyouboo #lifecoachforpoc #alexandriaocasiocortez #entrepinayship #immigrantsmakeamericagreat #daughterofanimmigrant #immigrantmade #decolonization

I am the daughter of Filipino immigrants.🇵🇭⁠
.⁠
Living as a 1st or 2nd generation American, can feel weighted sometimes.⁠
.⁠
As Americans with recent immigrant roots, we are tasked with:⁠
👉🏽 Living the life our parents wanted for us.⁠
👉🏽 Honoring our ancestors' sacrifices.⁠
👉🏽 "Fitting in" to 2 different cultures.⁠
👉🏽 Defining what living hyphenate (Filipino-American, Asian-American) means for us.⁠
👉🏽 Being seen as the representative of our culture in white spaces.⁠
👉🏽 Educating others on what's appropriate and inappropriate. (For example -- don't call me oriental.)⁠
👉🏽 Breaking intergenerational trauma and limiting cycles.⁠
.⁠
It's....a lot.⁠
.⁠
Especially when we have also been tasked to make it LOOK good. ⁠
.⁠
So, in my work, I offer a safe, judgment-free space to be messy.  To be vulnerable.  To actually FEEL your feelings.  To express how hard it is sometimes to navigate this life. ⁠
.⁠
And then a space to move through it and create a plan to do take action in service of your highest vision.⁠
.⁠
We can shift our tasks to:⁠
💚Living an authentic, aligned life that may be beyond our parents' wildest dreams.⁠
💚Honoring our ancestors by living abundantly.⁠
💚Being confident in our authentic selves, not worried about "fitting in".⁠
💚 Advocating for ourselves with strength.⁠
💚Believing in limitless possibilities that will lift future generations.⁠
.⁠
👆🏽 If this resonates, I want to connect with you. Click the link in my bio to book some space with me to be fully you, unapologetically.⁠
.⁠
Sending love!⁠
.⁠
.⁠
.⁠
#immigrantdescendants #firstgeneration #intergenerational #breakinglimits #breakthecycle #browngirls #selflovecoach #selfloveiskey #selfcompassion #livingbravely #playingbig #firstgenerationamerican #secondgenerationamerican #inspirationeveryday #selfimprovementdaily #youareworthy #immigrantchildren #journalprompts #socialactivist #filipinaamerican #madebyimmigrants #asianamericans #youdoyouboo #lifecoachforpoc #alexandriaocasiocortez #entrepinayship #immigrantsmakeamericagreat #daughterofanimmigrant #immigrantmade #decolonization ⁠
127 14 21 October, 2019

That pregnant girl on campus made it! It has been a tough road but I can finally say I reached its end. I worked so hard, fought back so many tears, and got through so many obstacles through many semesters when I thought I was never going to see the end. Im super excited for what's to come. I'm so ready for new adventures. Now just waiting to meet my little angel 😇
#GMUAlmuni #LatinoAlumni #GMU #PregnantGraduate #40Weeks #Success #Growth #HuntingGoals #MadeByImmigrants #MePuseLasPilas

That pregnant girl on campus made it! It has been a tough road but I can finally say I reached its end. I worked so hard, fought back so many tears, and got through so many obstacles through many semesters when I thought I was never going to see the end. Im super excited for what's to come. I'm so ready for new adventures. Now just waiting to meet my little angel 😇 
#GMUAlmuni #LatinoAlumni #GMU #PregnantGraduate #40Weeks #Success #Growth #HuntingGoals #MadeByImmigrants #MePuseLasPilas
223 16 19 May, 2017

"Our #RacistInChief just told four American Congresswomen on Twitter to 'go back to their countries...' Immigrants & their children are the heart of our country. Our cultural differences is what makes us great. I am proud to be #MadeByImmigrants and Donald Trump’s racist rhetoric only makes me fight harder for justice and equality for all." - PREACHHH @karamo 👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽⁠
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"Our #RacistInChief just told four American Congresswomen on Twitter to 'go back to their countries...' Immigrants & their children are the heart of our country. Our cultural differences is what makes us great. I am proud to be #MadeByImmigrants and Donald Trump’s racist rhetoric only makes me fight harder for justice and equality for all." - PREACHHH @karamo 👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽⁠
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3,680 27 17 July, 2019

Things are lining up nicely for a web shop re-stock! To celebrate our re-opening use code September for free shipping for the rest of the month! #fairtradeearrings #shophouston #madebyimmigrants #madeinhaiti #madeinrwanda #madeinusa #madeindenver

Things are lining up nicely for a web shop re-stock!  To celebrate our re-opening use code September for free shipping for the rest of the month!  #fairtradeearrings #shophouston #madebyimmigrants #madeinhaiti #madeinrwanda #madeinusa #madeindenver
130 10 24 September, 2018

Three out of five of us were former refugees, two were natural born citizens. All of us are children of immigrants, if not immigrants ourselves. Our parents came here with NOTHING, just the clothes on their back. They worked in assembly lines, manual heavy, laborious jobs, often on the weekends, putting in overtime, so we could get the education and opportunities they never had. Their hopes and dreams were put into us. All of us are proud US citizens who have or will be graduating with higher degrees to contribute back to society. Refugees and/or immigrants are nothing to be scared of. We are humans—just looking for love, happiness, and purpose. Let’s be more kind to each other 🙏🏽 #madebyimmigrants #istandwithrefugees #ericandsousayido 📸: @shoeboxphoto

Three out of five of us were former refugees, two were natural born citizens. All of us are children of immigrants, if not immigrants ourselves. Our parents came here with NOTHING, just the clothes on their back. They worked in assembly lines, manual heavy, laborious jobs, often on the weekends, putting in overtime, so we could get the education and opportunities they never had. Their hopes and dreams were put into us. All of us are proud US citizens who have or will be graduating with higher degrees to contribute back to society. Refugees and/or immigrants are nothing to be scared of. We are humans—just looking for love, happiness, and purpose. Let’s be more kind to each other 🙏🏽 #madebyimmigrants #istandwithrefugees #ericandsousayido 📸: @shoeboxphoto
748 80 14 July, 2019

I sure did! Proud to be made by immigrants but also proud to be an American! 🇲🇽/ 🇺🇸 Make sure you VOTE today! #imwithher #madebyimmigrants

I sure did! Proud to be made by immigrants but also proud to be an American! 🇲🇽/ 🇺🇸 Make sure you VOTE today! #imwithher #madebyimmigrants
310 21 8 November, 2016