Gloria Rodriguez, inspirational speaker, professor, founder of DeAlmas Women’s Collective, and author celebrates the release of her first book You Are More Than Good Enough on Thursday, September 29, 2011 at The Poets Den Theater and Gallery, 309 E. 108th Street, El Barrio, New York at 6:00pm.
With elements that combine storytelling, sacred wisdom, practical tools and techniques these epic tales will inspire, cajole, and catapult readers into an embrace of themselves. Gloria generously shares the pitfalls, challenges and triumphs of her step-by-step voyage to self-acceptance and self-love in order to embrace her soul’s calling. Readers will learn techniques and treasures of the soul that will prepare them to rediscover their true essence connect to their life purpose and deny any power to an inner critic. Knowing you are good enough is no small feat but with compassion and understanding Gloria gives the reader permission to claim the best of who they are with confidence and without apology.
This experiential evening is for all women and those who care and work on behalf of girls and women. You Are More Than Good Enough is sure to incite an inner revolution that will shake you into pure action.
Gloria’s message is clear: Self-love provides the capacity and ability to love others. It ultimately guides us to the understanding that loving relationships with family, friends and the broader community leads to a healthy society and it begins with the power of one-YOU!
~ Dr. Marta Moreno Vega, author of Altar of My Soul and When Spirits Dance Mambo
Reading this book and following Gloria’s avice will bring you to a place of radical empowerment and freedom.
~ Colin Tipping, author of Radical Forgiveness
Gloria chronicles her story of overcoming her “not good enoughs” and provides tools and strategies for her readers to fight their fears and own their calling.
~ Sandra Guzman, author of The New Latina’s Bible
To learn more about Gloria Rodriguez, please log onto www.dealmas.org, follow her on www.facebook.com/GloriarodriguezAuthor and www.Twitter.com/UR_GoodEnough.
To secure your personal copy of You Are More Than Good Enough log onto www.Amazon.com. Please reserve your attendance at the book launch at [email protected]
About Gloria M. Rodriguez:
Gloria M. Rodriguez is the Founder and Director of DeAlmas Women’s Collective, a community-based organization launched in 1998. Literally meaning “of the soul”, Dealmas is dedicated to providing women the opportunity to reclaim, honor and express their divine feminine gifts and potential through spiritual and personal transformation. She is also a tenured Professor of Psychology at Bronx Community College of The City University of New York. Ms. Rodriguez presents workshops, keynote addresses and lectures to national and international audiences at conferences, retreats and major colleges, including Columbia, Barnard, NYU, Dartmouth, Wesleyan, St. Johns, Trinity College and The City University of New York. Gloria practices New Thought/Ancient Wisdom teachings and was initiated into the Yoruba/Lukumi religious tradition in 2003 as an Omo Osun. She is a proud mother and adoring grandmother. A self-proclaimed, “daughter of the universe”, she enjoys traveling, the arts, and experiencing the infinite beauty that exists within our global community.