We had the good fortune of connecting with Maricia Magana Meert and we’ve shared our conversation below.

Hi Maricia Magana, we’d love to hear about a book that’s had an impact on you.
One of my best friends, Maya Stojan – which I should add is one of the most grateful beautiful souls I know – recommended The Magic by Rhonda Byrnes and it changed my life. What I love about this book is it made me reflect on what areas in my life could benefit from a gratitude mindset. You can tell which areas in your life that you have practiced gratitude in by the ones that are most abundant and happy. The areas that you find yourself suffering in are most likely the ones that are lacking gratitude. The book has exercises for 28 days (aka the number of days to form a habit). You will be amazed while doing these practices – magical things happen. Every day you list ten things you are grateful for and it is such a beautiful habit to have. After doing this day after day you start thinking things like I am thankful for my family, home, career, etc. Eventually, you’ll start thinking about your gratitude for everything, for example, the warm sun or my eyes so I can see the warm sun. I’ve been integrating this practice for almost four years. It has been especially helpful during the pandemic. My husband and I have done this practice together daily. It has been a wonderful thing to share and we hope to pass it on to our baby girl. Gratitude truly does change everything, so I highly recommend making this a daily practice.

What should our readers know about your business?
LITTIL is a selfie light company that provides the perfect lighting for all your life’s moments. Our first product the SELFIE MINI is a small ring light that clips onto your phone and helps you capture a perfect selfie. When LITTIL started, selfies were a huge thing. We were working with beauty influencers, who use our products daily, and even started an ambassador program. Then the pandemic hit and we were all forced to stay home, work from home, and do virtually everything at home. This is when our other products became very popular. Specifically, our SELFIE ONE, which is our best-seller. It is a portable ring light that can either attach to your phone or your laptop. Our product became a necessity in people’s daily lives, including mine. As our community grew and jobs changed, our products have been super essential to almost everyone to do everything from working at home to virtually celebrating family milestones and holidays. It made me proud that we were part of people’s everyday lives. Our products enhance your natural beauty and give you that ultimate glow-up. Our influencer program evolved in its approach to recognize that everyone is an influencer. No matter how many followers you have on social media, everyone has a voice. We started to collaborate regularly with influencers in our shoots and content. Now we are at a place where we are seeing a ton of small business owners purchasing our bigger ring lights, like the Superstar and Superstar Slim. The pandemic has sparked a lot of people’s creativity. We are also seeing a lot more people taking an interest in jumping into online conversations. We are glad to be helping with that.

Let’s say your best friend was visiting the area and you wanted to show them the best time ever. Where would you take them? Give us a little itinerary – say it was a week long trip, where would you eat, drink, visit, hang out, etc.
The first stop would be Little Sheep Mongolian Hot pot for the best noodles! Next up would be Disneyland – who doesn’t want to visit the happiest place on earth? Malibu is a must with a stop at Nobu and Little BeachHouse Malibu.

Shoutout is all about shouting out others who you feel deserve additional recognition and exposure. Who would you like to shoutout?
My husband Brian Meert for believing and supporting all my dreams. Of course the LITTIL Glow Getter team: Laura, Elvisa, Britta, Leticia and Taylor.

Website: https://littil.com

Instagram: @littil

Facebook: L I T T I L

Image Credits
Taylor Lewis

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