About Me

Cindy Lamothe is an American expat and Guatemala-based writer/journalist who writes often about Psychology, Productivity, Finance, Health, Parenting, Social Justice, and a variety of other topics.

Her articles, essays, op-eds, and features have appeared in national and international publications including: The New York Times (both online and in print), BBC, Vogue, HuffPost, The Atlantic, New York Magazine’s The CutAl JazeeraInc.com, The Guardian, Fast Company, The Washington Post, Teen Vogue, VICE, Quartz, Medium, Shondaland, Healthline, Thrive Global, and numerous other publications.

Cindy has attended the Sirenland Writers Conference in Positano, Italy and is currently at work on a memoir exploring her multicultural identity and experience growing up between worlds.

Her article How ‘Intellectual Humility’ Can Make You a Better Person, originally published on New York Magazine was named a favorite read by Adam Grant, New York Times bestselling author of Give and Take and Originals.

She has received two Pushcart Prize nominations, and her personal essays, short fiction, poetry and reviews have been published or are forthcoming in the following literary journals: Guernica, The Rumpus, Catapult, Narratively, The Lindenwood Review, Westwind – UCLA’s Journal of the Arts, The Fourth River, Hunger Mountain, Tiferet Journal, Eastern Iowa Review, Fiction Southeast, among others.

Born in Honduras but raised in the US, Cindy comes from a mixed background of Latin American and European heritage. She’s lived in four different countries and grew up between the United States and Honduras, which infused her with a fascination for traveling and learning about other cultures. In 2010, she majored in Journalism and Communications from La Universidad Católica de El Salvador. 

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