Valerie Tejeda is an author of fiction and nonfiction, a journalist who specializes in stories about mental health, well-being, pop culture, and an astrology writer and creator of the digital brand Big Cosmic Energy. Her bylines have appeared in publications such as Self Magazine, Vanity Fair, MTV, Teen Vogue, Marie Claire, Cosmopolitan, Huffington Post, Latina, and more. She is a Californian who loves iced coffee, palm trees, and asking people, 'When's your birthday?' when she first meets them. Visit her website valerietejeda.com for more.