a woman who is very knowledgeable about an activity, subject, or pastime. a connoisseur, expert, specialist, cognoscente, an enthusiast.
"I want to find people in their mess, which we all have in different capacities, and make them feel seen, heard and understood in whatever way that I can. I want to be a small contribution to a much larger community and bigger picture."
"The biggest source of inspiration is rest and doing things that have nothing to do directly with my work! That’s when the best ideas always emerge. Trying to be open and alert to the world, to the different opportunities laid out in all the small and big moments of our days. Listening to those who share their ideas and asking questions, most particularly if their perspective is different from mine."
"I think this time of slowing down and being at home has ultimately made me realize that I just need a lot less in life! We tend to start to complicate ourselves with distractions and being busy. With less noise, it’s actually made me more focused."
"As a friend Kelly is loyal, smart, considerate and a joy to be around, fortunately she’s all those things as a business partner too! Carlota is a breezy and positive can-do person. She has impeccable taste and is full of great ideas and fun."-Carlota Espinosa and Kelly Lynch
"I’ve come to realize it’s the simple things, with those we love, that give us lasting pleasure and joy."
"I do my best to bring positivity and change wherever I can, in ways big and small."
"The greatest gift our parents gave us was each other - and we all know it - forevermore - we are a family."
“Right now is when we can change, right now is when we are creating our future.”
"Trust your instincts and challenge yourself to be a better version of yourself tomorrow. Don’t be scared to make mistakes, within them you will grow."
"I love being in the creative process whether I’m acting or producing. Seeing a piece of work, a play or a story come to life and then sharing it. Starting a conversation, bringing people together. I love the collaboration."
"I found myself looking for a place of peace. Painting and drawing have the quality of freeing my soul, allowing me to speak my mind."
"I am quite cognizant and concerned about how technology is infiltrating and impacting all of our lives."
"My dream is to discover new possibilities of expression within language."
"Choose to spend your time with others who cultivate your most honorable characteristics, not just people who make you feel good at any given moment. Feeling good is not feeling goodness."
"When and where does it all begin, and where and how does it end? Is it all in our imagination the boundaries between past and present?"
"What I like most about my work is that It doesn’t feel like work. I love the lasting relationships I’ve developed with wildly talented entrepreneurs that have become dear friends and the thought that I may have positively impacted someone’s life."
"See my recipe for Rejuvenate Coconut Matcha. It's my daily jam for beauty, immunity, creativity, and sustained energy and It's a game changer!
"I used to believe that others were the reason I was happy or upset, but then I realized that my happiness and sadness are completely in my control."
"My animals are my family and I treat them as such. I couldn’t imagine my life without animals."
"I feel the most creative when I have "free time." I try to be smart with my time and remind myself that quality is better than quantity especially in a creative space."
"I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel. -Maya Angelou”
"I'm more inspired by friends with style than famous people that I don't know.”
"All things have a life and a personality all their own, and if I sit with it and listen, the materials themselves tend to guide me. I often feel like I am just a vehicle to help transition things from one form to the next."
"I am happiest when I’m part of an engaging dialogue, especially one involving new ideas, little known theories or facts, fresh ways of solving problems."
"I dream to help create a place where humans are able to live consciously, with the ability to be, without destroying our sacred planet!"