Helen Troncoso Blog

Why settle?

  Why do we feel as adults (supposedly older and wiser) that we need to settle? As kids and teens we certainly never did. But somehow now as adults, it’s expected. Along with learning...

Latina in Hong Kong

Some of you may have been following my adventures and know that I met a special person (now boyfriend) “J” who is the best friend of Bryce, whom I met while filming Project Runway...

Meditating with Deepak Chopra

I confess I suck at meditating. I’ve heard everyone from Oprah to my uncle Francisco tell me for years how amazing meditating is, and why I need to incorporate it into my schedule. I...

#FamilyDollarFAB Creme of Nature Review

Curly ladies everywhere you are going to love this review of Creme of Nature products! If you have naturally curly hair like me, then you know the struggle of trying to wear it curly...

That time I thought I was going to die!

January is not only the beginning of a new year, but it’s also cervical cancer awareness month! Most people still don’t know what cervical cancer is, that the main culprit is the human papillomavirus...

Birthday wishes!

Yesterday was my birthday, and instead of writing a too sappy post on the joys of growing older and hopefully wiser, I wanted to thank you all!

Yes that was ME on Project Runway All Stars!

“Yes, that was ME on Project Runway All Stars” is what I’ve been confirming to old friends, ex-boyfriends and former colleagues of mine who have called me these past few days. 

¡El Mercado de Seguros Médicos está abierto!

Si necesita un seguro de salud, ahora usted puede inscribirse en HealthCare.gov o CuidadoDeSalud.gov en un seguro económico que se adapte a sus necesidades y su presupuesto. También podría calificar para asistencia financiera. La...

Black Friday Green Boost

I have to confess, I have never done the Black Friday shopping experience. I’ve watched my mom head out at the crack of dawn and go out on & some Hunger Game-esque expedition just...

Google hangout with Secretary Burwell!

Very recently I had the pleasure of being invited to be on a Google hangout with U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell. I was joined by 2 other Latina blogger powerhouses, Elisa...

Love Yourself

Tony Robbins once said, “everything that happens in your life – both what you’re thrilled with and what you’re challenged by – began with a decision.”

Smiling It Forward With Tylenol

I have received information about the TYLENOL® SMILING IT FORWARD™ program from McNeil Consumer Healthcare Division of McNEIL-PPC, Inc., the makers of TYLENOL®. The opinions stated are my own. This is a sponsored post...

If I can do it, YOU can do it!

The more I read and talk with what most of us would consider “successful” people, the more I learn that while their experiences may have been different, there’s a general pattern of some breaking...

My Triple A Smoothie Recipe!

Here’s my quick and delicious recipe for what I like to call my “Triple A” Smoothie because it has avocado, apple and almonds! This is perfect for those times when you need a break...