Frankly, 2018 has been an emotional rollercoaster. It's one of those years where you're like, "Damn, is 2018 over yet?!" and then you realize we are barely halfway through JUNE.
So, probably like you, I was slogging through another week, trying to escape the banality that is adulthood, when I discovered motivation in the most unlikely of places...
...Los Angeles realtor Veronica Recinos...and more specifically, her IMPECCABLE Instagram account.
Obviously, as a realtor, Veronica's job is to get you to buy a house. In this economy, that's not that easy! Entrepreneurial spirit that she is, Veronica has taken to social media to up her game. The result is a series of motivational videos that try to convince YOU that you can be a homeowner.
But they're really SO much more than that — because Veronica isn't just selling real estate, she's selling a vision of a better YOU (work with me here). Everything about Veronica — her commanding voice, her dazzling outfits, her upbeat personality — has me wanting to be MORE. The body suits ALONE make me want to be a better person.
This video in particular has me wanting to not only buy a house, but fix my credit, cut the toxic people out of my life, and get eight hours of sleep every night. I'm literally gagged at every aspect of the video: The shattering of the wine glass, the cheese and cracker spread on the boulder, her leopard print skirt, and the fact she probably shot this in ONE take.
AND I AM NOT ALONE. Veronica's videos are inspiring the masses to get off their asses.
Suddenly, buying a home doesn't seem THAT crazy...bank statements be DAMNED.
Her motivational tactics are reaching deep inside people to their core, DEMANDING change.
And, screw it, after I tweeted about how motivated she made me feel, Veronica was out here trying to sell me on being a homeowner, and dammit if I don't make it happen!
It probably shouldn't come as a surprise that due to her outsized personality, Veronica has become something of a motivational meme, encouraging people to shore up their personal lives...
...and fix their driving habits.
ALSOOOOOOOOOOO she's become something of a gay icon, because if you cut off her videos while she is saying "homeowner," it sounds like she's telling you, "I'm going to show you how to be a HOMO!" You just need to watch it:
Gay icon status? VERIFIED.
Veronica did what? She did THAT.
All I want to say is THANK YOU Veronica for delivering the motivation we NEEDED in this fermented turd of a year.