April 08, 2019

“It’s really important to believe in yourself, to believe that we have the power to change anything we want.”

We’re proud to have an influential and beautiful soul like Milene Couto in our family of Role Models and recently she got interviewed as a Social Icon by Joineva, where she answered questions about herself, her path, and her values. Get a glimpse of it below and read the full article here.

Q:  What topics or causes are you most passionate about sharing right now - something that could really help the world if everyone did it/ got on board?


  • Veganism

  • Conscious consumption/ Plastic-free

  • Protect the Brazilian forests/ Amazon

Q:  Tell us about someone who has been a positive influence on you. It can be a person who you know in your everyday ‘real life’ or someone you know through social media.

A:  I have a lot of people that I admire very much. Natalie Portman is a woman that I admire a lot. She is very smart and passionate to change things around her, and she has been inspiring to me.

Q:  What is the biggest change you’ve made in your life to be happier and healthier?

A: Meditation definitely changed my life, it made me happier and healthier.  Becoming vegan made me healthier. And becoming an advocate for environmental, social and animals rights has changed my life. It made me feel useful because I live with a mission bigger than me; it's made me connected with a more spiritual self.

Q:  What is the biggest change you’ve made in your life to make the world better?

A:  Veganism, Conscious consumption/ Plastic-free, Protect the Brazilian forests/ Amazon

Read full article here.