Entries by Bruce Quiroz

“The kind of beauty I want most is the hard-to-get kind that comes from within — strength, courage, dignity.” Ruby Dee

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″ admin_label=”section” _builder_version=”3.0.47″][et_pb_row admin_label=”row” _builder_version=”3.0.47″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.0.74″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”] I wanted to remember this moment always, so I captured it. It was the evening of my launch/book-signing event. I came home so tired, yet on a high from my emotions and surreal moment in time. It was a night I […]

Don’t waste words on people who deserve your silence

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text] Stop wasting your words and energy on people who have not earned or deserve a place in your life anymore. The lesson has been met. They’ve served their purpose, now release them. Life-long relationships are a true privilege. Life is precious and so is your time. You can not make people see […]

Finding Strength and Hope After Weathering Hurricane Irma

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text] Strength & Hope Two weeks ago, I posted a picture of a rainbow over our house. It was four days before Hurricane Irma hit our beautiful state of Florida. All of us were feared & frantic, as we sat and waited for this ravaging beast, slowly approaching. We had no idea what […]

Validate yourself, and the whole world will follow

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.13.1″] Start celebrating your accomplishments NOW… don’t wait, because there is much to celebrate! It’s about embracing the journey, the process… it’s not about the destination. One thing I’ve been working on this year is saying more positive thoughts about myself, acknowledging myself more, and my accomplishments, and where I *am* showing […]

Be Kind, Have Courage

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text] I recently took my five-year-old daughter to see the new rendition of the movie, Cinderella, staring Lily James and Cate Blanchett. Dressed in her light blue-sparkly Cinderella skirt, hair in a tight bun, black choker on, with a magic wand in hand, her big brown eyes were pierced to the screen with […]

Never, never, never give up!

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″ admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat” background_size=”initial”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”%22Never, never, never give up.%22 – Winston Churchill” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat” background_size=”initial”] That whimsical word we all love… success. How do you define success? Based on how wealthy you are? Or the fact that you’re courageous enough to take a chance in life to make it, no matter […]