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Welcome to my site! I'm Rachel.
I’m an award-winning content creator, exhibited artist and the CEO/Creative Director of Blue Lotus Collective, a digital marketing agency. I currently call Los Angeles my home but I hail from the beautifully rich streets of NYC, where I studied at the School of Visual Arts and Columbia University, and spent more than 15 years working as a museum program curator. When I moved to LA, I caught the writing bug and started a blog. My life forever changed. I quickly navigated through the ever-changing world of the internet as a lifestyle influencer, digital account executive, social media director, speaker and influencer relations specialist. If I’m not creating content for brands or executing the direction of their online presence, I’m painting, hanging out with my family or enjoying my perennial life as a foodie and wine connoisseur. If you love all things entrepreneurship, style and living well, you’ve come to the right place!
Rachel Matos

Blue Lotus Agency

Digital Marketing

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Recognizing patterns

I would love to make some sort of pronouncement like "I'm back!" Truth is, I can't really claim that yet. My last blog post was in April. I need to ease my way back in. Because, truth be told... I've had a tough year. ... VIEW POST

Introducing new cats into the home

This post is sponsored by Mirum, but opinions expressed are my own. I've always loved animals but I never thought I would become a bonafide cat lady. I have three fur babies that I spoil to no end every single day. And by spoil I mean I have full-blown conversations with them, anticipate seeing ... VIEW POST

Holiday lights

This post is in collaboration with Wescom Credit Union. This past week was not easy. My son has been with other family and my fiancé was in Miami at a graduation. It was the first time I really felt what it's like to live in an empty nest during the holidays. I threw myself quite the pity party ... VIEW POST

Word for 2019: Beautify

My word for 2017 was Vivacious. I chose that word because I had been unwell for so long, I was determined to do what it took to feel good again. Alive. Energetic. Vibrant. In retrospect, that was a big word for me at the time. I had to do a lot of work. My TMJ disorder wasn't just jaw clicking. ... VIEW POST

The blogging struggle

I was just about to call it semi-quits on blogging. I say semi because I was still going to do it here and there, but it was no longer going to be top of mind. I've been uninspired for quite some time for a variety of reasons. Most of it is because I'm an over-thinker. It's terrible. I can talk my ... VIEW POST