We had the good fortune of connecting with sami leigh and we’ve shared our conversation below.

Hi sami, can you tell us more about your background and the role it’s played in shaping who you are today?
I am Sami and I am from Cuban descent. Growing up in a Hispanic household definitely influenced my family values and work ethic. I was raised to be honest in representation, to always try my best in school, and to stand up for what I believe in, even if it meant going against the majority opinion. I am blessed to have parents that encouraged self-confidence and nurtured my creativity.

Let’s talk shop? Tell us more about your career, what can you share with our community?
I am most proud that I was able to build the courage to put myself out on social media and just start creating content that is reflective to my life and values. I believe in authenticity and I want to encourage people to embrace that and practice it themselves, especially now more than ever. The main reason why I started social media is to be able to show others what I have learned and experienced so far and if I can reach/inspire even one person out there, it would mean the world to me. I am excited for the challenge and opportunity to grow!

If you had a friend visiting you, what are some of the local spots you’d want to take them around to?
I would definitely recommend Brickell City Center! Whether you’re there during the day or night, it’s guaranteed that you will find something to do; spas, restaurants, spin classes, shopping – you name it! Personally, I enjoy stopping by Dr Smood for lunch paired with a cold-pressed juice! If you’re feeling boujiee, book a night at the SLS hotel!

Who else deserves some credit and recognition?
Aside from the three F’s (faith, family, and friends), the biggest impact on my success so far has been listening to podcasts and journaling. The Peony Podcast and the journaling book ‘Burn After Writing’ have both inspired me to become even more honest with myself, my habits, and my relationships with others. There is no better feeling than realizing there is room for self-improvement then making it a goal to optimize that area. I think the most effective way to change your life is to change your habits. Breakdown your goals into small tasks and keep on building until it becomes part of your daily routine. I’ve noticed a dramatic difference in my mindset, productivity, and mood since implementing this!

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