Sonya Matejko

Bio

Sonya Matejko is a writer and yoga teacher embracing vulnerability. Through authentic connection and movement, she hopes to redefine what it means to be vulnerable and what it means to be spiritual to help people reach their highest potential. Sonya’s writing has been featured on The Huffington Post, Elite Daily, Thought Catalog, I AM & CO, Mogul, and more. One of her most popular articles on deserving love has been shared over half a million times. Sonya currently lives in New York City and can often be found leading a class or workshop, writing in coffee shops, or off traveling the world. Follow her on Instagram (@aforceofnurture), where she’s nurturing a community through spiritual wellness, empowerment, and self-love.

Family Is Paramount: 15 Values I Learned From My Foreign Father

By Sonya Matejko
My father came to this country with nothing but big dreams and $200 in cash. He left his home, his family and his life to start something grander than what a then-communist country could offer. Fresh off the boat after serving his time in the Polish…