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I’m Dr.Vivian Rodriguez, an educational psychologist, blogger, educator, and coach who loves to talk about life, style, creating, and mental health.

I started blogging in 2016, right after my 40th birthday, then launched a podcast to create a space for independent women to talk about style and substance. To talk about the complexities of being a woman who is authentic and thriving! Let’s do this! 

Here's My Deal

I’m a Educational Psychologist with decades of experience working with youth, families, and mental health. I got lucky and get to do what I love! 

I built my blog brand while juggling a full time job, having a tight budget, being a mom & wife, and earning a doctoral degree in Educational Leadership. That makes me Dr.V, hehehe, just kidding… but not really-it was hard work people!

It’s my belief that we can be multi-faceted and blend substance with style. All with joy, of course. I drink A LOT of coffee and like to go for a run. 

I am a bilingual Spanish speaking (working on the writing) Dominican American, an Afrolatina. I am both Black and Latina and wouldn’t have it any other way. Es parte de lo que soy!

I live in the Greater Los Angeles area with my husband and two kids. I’m not perfect or preachy, just trying like everyone else. I’m so glad you are here!

I also have a podcast, Don’t Mix In, where we talk about all things life, style, content creation, and mental health.

Wanna work together?​

If you are a brand or social media outlet interested in collaborating or partnering with Liv by Viv please email me at vivian@livbyviv.com . For recent collaborations, see Partnerships.

Brands I've Partnered With

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