By Josefina Lopez,Sylvia Mendoza
their existence classes to motivate others to find their own power.
“If you don’t do whatever, not anything will happen.” Nancy De Los Santos Reza discovered this crucial lesson early in existence. university wasn’t an choice, so she received a role as a secretary. A colleague, an older lady who had taken a liking to her, inspired Nancy to invite her manager approximately attending a qualified convention in California. “What’s the worst that can happen?” the girl requested. “They say ‘no’ and also you don’t pass? You’re already no longer going.” for that reason, Nancy discovered herself in San Francisco on a life-changing journey. She could pass directly to earn collage levels and develop into the manufacturer of Roger Ebert and Gene Siskel’s motion picture evaluate application, on the Movies.
De Los Santos Reza’s is certainly one of 8 inspiring own essays through Latinas integrated during this assortment. every one contributor overcame stumbling blocks to happiness and good fortune, and the following they proportion their existence classes within the hopes of motivating others. even if overcoming worry, guilt or low vainness, those ladies search to motivate others to find their own power.
With a foreword by way of acclaimed musician Vikki Carr, eight how one can Say “I Love My Life!” includes chapters via girls from various specialist backgrounds. individuals comprise Latin warmth president Bel Hernandez Castillo and playwright and writer of actual girls Have Curves, Josefina Lopez.
Performed as monologues in 2009 in l. a., the sold-out, ten-run express acquired a rave evaluate within the la occasions and an Imagen Award, which acknowledges optimistic portrayals of Latinos within the media. Designed to aid girls think within the energy of self-love and internal power, this booklet will attract all ladies who search a route to success.
SYLVIA MENDOZA is an award-winning journalist and writer of The e-book of Latina ladies: one hundred fifty Vidas of ardour, energy and good fortune (Adams Media company, 2004). She lives and works in Encinitas, California.
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8 Ways to Say "I Love My Life!" by Josefina Lopez,Sylvia Mendoza