BELatina’s Best of the Week: ‘Encanto,’ Mónica Gil, Mercury Retrograde, And More

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Already? Is it over? Is January over?

It seemed like 75 days ago when we started the year, and at the same time, it seems incredible that February is already here. No, it’s not the eternal emotional ambivalence but the altered perception of time to which this pandemic has condemned us.

The fact is, this is the last week of the month — and boy, what a week!

From our favorite “Encanto” moments to our ultimate guide to surviving this and every Mercury Retrograde of the year, these are our favorite stories of the week.

5 Great Moments Brought to Us by ‘Encanto’

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If you haven’t heard by now, “Encanto” is taking over the world. Its impact has been grand. From helping communities gain a deeper understanding of their traditions to breaking records, it’s safe to say that its reach transcends typical expectations of an animated film. Here are some of the best moments that have followed the success of “Encanto.”

Alternative Therapies to Psychology You Should Know

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It’s important to know that suffering in silence is not the only option. There are tools, treatments, and support systems out there to help. While psychology and traditional forms of therapy are undoubtedly helpful in many ways, they are not the only option.

Here is What We’re Looking Forward to at the Grammy Awards

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In anticipation of the Grammys and our talented Latinx nominees, we have compiled the Grammy Awards list highlighting our favorites in three of the usually televised categories — in case you missed the nominations. We are so ready for the eclectic fashion and see who will take home the prestigious award this year!

A Conversation With Mónica Gil About the Key to Success and Why Latinas Are a Force To Be Reckoned With

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We talked to Mónica Gil, Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative and Marketing Officer at NBCUniversal Telemundo, about her trajectory, what she has learned in the way to success, and why Latinas are a force to be reckoned with.

What You Need To Know About Mercury Retrograde To Thrive in 2022

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If you haven’t backed up your computer files, there’s still time. If you’ve shared a thought or opinion and regretted it later, there’s also still time to become more aware and support yourself through Mercury retrograde, the messenger planet’s backward baile!