Benefits of Collaboration

Latinas sit around a conference table working together

This post is meant to start a conversation, if anything. At, we find that talking about topics that happen within relationships, whether family or friends, is just as important for talking about a healthy lifestyle.

In this piece for Entre Nos, we felt it important to touch on the “crabs in a pot” syndrome while also discussing changes in mindset. This competitive feel is something that people have talked about for years and George Lopez has even done a bit about.

Crabs in a Pot

For those who haven’t heard about this, it is the idea that as crabs in a hot pot that try to get out, they climb on each other and no one ever makes it out due to the repeated pulling down.  Latinos have built up a reputation for a competitive nature with a mind set that basically says, “If I can’t have it, then neither can you.”