Posts tagged inspire
10 Years Sober with Manuel Leguizamo

Manny celebrates his tenth year of being sober this year. Manny grew up in California and was in and out of jail for most of his teenage and early adult life. He was deported to Mexico more than once and was heavily addicted to drugs. One night, after a few days of binging on drugs, he came across a 24 hour rehab home. He knocked the door at two in the morning and they allowed him in. He has been sober ever since. Today, Manny lives in Cancun, is self-employed, travels, and gives most of his time back to the rehab home that changed his life.

Read More
Episode 39 - Sassy And Ambitious

Joining me today is Jacqui and Mariana, the bloggers behind Sassy And Ambitious: Two Best Friends Striving to Empower and Inspire, One Sassy Post at a Time. They are two sassy and ambitious women who created a space where people can feel inspired and supported. Mariana shares the challenges of being a first generation college student and Jacqui shares about her challenges in choosing the correct path and career in her life. 

Read More
Episode 22 - Raising Noé

To continue celebrating International Women's Month, I would like to bring light and introduce you to Stephanie Gómez. Stephanie is a writer, a program manager, the founder of the organization Latinas In Power, and the mother of Noé.  She joins me to share how she is resisting society's heteronormative and male standards. We talk about gender binaries, over-sexualizing a child, breaking heteronormative ideas and the fears and joys of raising Noé. 

Read More