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Absence

One of my former bosses used to always say to people he had not seen in a while, “you are conspicuous by your absence” And, no… I have not published a blog entry in a few months… partly because I am working on restructuring the format, reworking the content I present, and also I’ve been […]

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Visualize

On your quest to that goal you established for yourself, remember to visualize yourself already there.  This is a technique I used often during my competition preparations.  While I would spend time in the mornings doing my cardio, I would often imagine myself standing on stage, posing, smiling, and then being awarded 1st place!  Well, […]

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Latina

As I get older, my roots, the blood in my veins, and the music that plays in my heart echo louder and louder… as if my ancestors are reaching out to me from their graves… I have always been very proud of the name Gonzalez and of who I am…  but due to circumstances out […]

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Warrior of the Light – excerpt

A Warrior of the Light does not postpone making decisions. He thinks a great deal before taking action. He considers his training, as well as his responsibilities and duties as a teacher. He tries to remain calm and to analyse each step as if it were of supreme importance. However, as soon as he has […]

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Encouragement

You never know how your words can impact another person.  Even the slightest pat on the back, smile, or “good morning” to someone can impact that person’s day in such an amazing way… and usually people pass on that good vibe.    We all give off vibrations… moods… auras… and it’s constantly changing.  While there […]

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heart

Play the video below… and when you do, turn it up loud and close your eyes… Something about the sounds of the waves crashing on the shores, kids playing in the distance, and the melody slowly creeping in, just puts a huge smile on my face. I feel at peace.  I feel centered.  I feel […]

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Smell the Roses

We live in an age of instant gratification.  Phone calls are now text messages, which frustrates me beyond belief, and the entire concept of having open communication is rare.  I am guilty of having my phone in my hand and being hypnotized by the screen, but there are times when I barely glance at it. […]