About RubyCantu
Joined March 2018
Hi, my name's Ruby and I am addicted to traveling.

I'm a full-time nurse, have been for 8 years now and have been working at a nursing home. I have been so blessed to get to know my patients at the end of their lives and have learned so much from them. I noticed those patients who passed away peacefully and happy and then there were those that passed away with the pain of REGRET. One patient of mine in particular was writhing in his pain of regret. We had a truly deep and meaningful conversation before his passing. His last words to me were, "Ruby, don't let life pass you by. Don't be at the end of your life wishing you had a Do Over button. How I wish I could press a Rewind button right now and do it all over again. I would do it all different. I would go after every dreams and would never let fear stop me. I would never care what others would think or say. In the end, what others think doesn't matter. In the end, you answer to God. It's what you do that matters. Live Ruby."

My life has never been the same since that day. Yet, all this time I've been searching for my true passion, my purpose, and I finally recently found what that is. Although I love being a nurse, I do not like what I've seen with the corporate facilities views of priorities. I've come to realize that I can still help people, only now in a different way. As I make my true passion a reality, I choose to help others discover theirs as well and be a part of helping people create their reality by design.

My true desire is to be my own boss and travel the world, to have Liberty and Autonomy. I desire Time Freedom and Financial Freedom as do so many people. I aspire to being a Professional Network Marketer, Internet Marketer and Affiliate Marketer.

I enjoy all outdoor activities and anything that has to do with the water, be it lakes and beaches. I love boating, jet skiing, kayaking, paddle boarding, hiking, rock climbing and oh my god, DRUMMING!

Oh and I live in Austin, Texas so if anyone is from Austin we could form a group and learn from one another. I look forward to making new friends in the community. Feel free to reach out and connect anytime.

Update 3/22/18: After 7 days as a premium member and following the Online Entrepreneur Certification I began what is the bare bones of my business and wrote my first Article. I woke up this morning to find that my website was indexed by Google and received the Google Badge here in WA.

Put in the effort and the work, take action, follow the step-by-step process laid out in the Online Entrepreneur Certification Course as well as Affiliate Bootcamp. I'm currently going through both of them. If you complete each task and lesson you will begin to have some success.

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Kickbacked Premium
Hi Ruby

I enjoyed reading your bio, especially about the traveling adventures!

I agree also that whatever we do if we don't put our heart into it it will not happen.

It is sad as you mentioned how many people wish they would have done things when they had the opportunity instead of now wondering about what if!

I was wondering if you were related to Eric?

Have a great week and a successful year here in WA!

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Sam-Oa Premium
What an awesome story and it resonates. I stupidly lost $200 today that I want to so punch myself in the face. but I'll rather channel that energy by offering my service to help make a video of your story.

You can place it on your blog or youtube channel. however you want to use it, is all up to you. if this works for you, let me know and ill tell you what is need to make it happen. AT NO COST.

The moral of my comment to this story is... I've had to type this comment a second time. the system won't let me post the first, because I wasn't a premium member. Had to painfully upgrade on this "day"... Just saying your story is a selling point. have fun.
RubyCantu Premium
Thank you so much. I really appreciate that. I'll keep you in mind when I'm ready to move forward on this project. I have been thinking about it.
ThomasTay Premium
Good advice from one of your patients. We should do what we want to do in life, those we like, passionate about. Whether the end result is a failure or not, it doesn't matter. At least we did it. This, I believe, is what the patient trying to tell us. Do not live with regret we did not do this, do that. "Just Do It" is Nike slogan. I like it and continue to practice it in my daily life.
When I feel like blogging on this platform and share my thought, I just do it, even English is not my native language.
May all of us do what we like and without fear and doubt. Success is not the result, but the first step that we step forward. It is already a success to me.
RubyCantu Premium
Well said Thomas. Live life to the fullest.
JudsonH1 Premium
Hi Ruby, welcome to WA. I am working on both courses as well. My sister was a nurse for 37 years and her passion was horses and her family. She passed away a couple years ago from breast cancer just before she was going to retire. It was sad and glad she is no longer suffering. She had a heart of gold.

You have a heart for people and a drive to go after your dreams. When you can find a balance to serve humankind, feed your spirit, and pursue your passions in life you will be blessed. What became part of your epiphany from your experience with one of your patients was a gift to you and is so true. Best of success.
RubyCantu Premium
Thank you so much and I'm so sorry about your sister. I respect the fact she was a nurse all those years. Even though it's a rewarding career it is very stressful physically and mentally.

That special moment with my patient was really the turning point in my life. I tell his story for him and for others in hopes that maybe it will make an impact in someone else's life as well.

Thanks for sharing about your sister. May God bless you and your family.
CarolMeador Premium
Hello, Ruby. I enjoyed reading your interesting profile. Thanks for following me back.

As an occupational therapist, I often worked in nursing homes as well. And I certainly can relate to your disillusionment with the companies that we worked for. They had no concept of the term "quality of life" or "good patient care".

I was really touched by the story of your dying patient's last words. It was a true gift that he left you. Thanks for sharing.

When I initially started working in nursing homes after working in psychiatry in hospital and out patient genres, the company I worked for was owned by 2 PTs and an OT. It was heaven working for them because they truly understood what we were supposed to be doing.

But then the little fish kept being swallowed up by larger ones until we were owned by a monster that cared nothing about our patients or quality patient care. All they cared about was the bottom line and how much they could squeeze out of Medicare.

OK, rant over!

I am happy that we both found an alternative to working in those circumstances, and wish you lots of success here at WA.

Let's keep in touch.

RubyCantu Premium
I'm happy that we both found an alternative as well. Now to work on replacing my income so that I can make this my full-time career.

We will keep in touch for sure. Thank you Carol and thanks for sharing your story.
CarolMeador Premium
Thanks, Ruby. Carol
Madek Premium
Hey, Ruby!

I feel great having you as a follower! Wish you high achievements and success in your marketing venture at WA. Keep moving forward! Come to me on my G+ through https://plus.google.com/u/0/116531398108257503951
I also invite you to cast a glance on my website www.lifeandhealths.com
Hope you enjoy! Cheers!

RubyCantu Premium
Thank you so much...will do : )
PaulMunns Premium
Hello Ruby, I came across your profile quite by accident and thought Wow!..another nurse. I agree with your sentiments about the corporate side of nursing. Our Government is trying to run the NHS into the ground so we have no choice but to privatise.
Rant over.
Good luck for the future. Now following.
RubyCantu Premium
Thank you Paul. Yes it's quite disheartening to see they put profits over medical care. They then keep all the bonuses and go on corporate cruises and yet we see none of that nor share on the cruises.

It just breaks my heart for the patients though.
KristylaureL Premium
Hi Ruby, nice to chat with you again! I really enjoyed reading your bio.. The man that touched your heart at the nursing home was priceless. I love that story!

Thanks for adding me to your network.. I’ll be following you too..

What a great release and hobby! Drumming! I’ve always wanted to learn how to paint. It’s time!

Nice to chat again..

RubyCantu Premium
Most definitely Kristi. Don't waste another day without doing what you love. Go paint! I'd love to see what you come up with.

God Bless
KevinOConnor Premium
HI Ruby,
Thanks for following me. What a great bio you have. Your care for others came across and for that you should be able to have great success. Thanks to your service to those near death; let it help you live fuller as you have already demonstrated. Be prosperous and let the world know your passion
ecs1957 Premium
Hi thanks for the reply. Maybe writing a book might be your "calling" giving a voice to those who cannot speak physically but through your Love and Passion they can express what
they wanted to but never did, be it ego or whatever reason they did not express it.
...Think about it Ruby I see you writing a book, you have lived something special,,yes you have witnessed dying bodies
but I also presume you have also seen once the body stops suffering there is a contiunity.... contact me if you choose to....I do think you should write a book... just my opinion Ruby.
ecs1957 Premium
Hi Ruby I am Ed from Canada. I am 61 and listening to what you said is so Beautiful. The story you said this man told you before he died is word for word what I would have said Having done this work for as many years it must have put you to thinking...what really happens once the physical body dies ? Is there a contiunity or does everything end with the death of the body. You should write a book of what you lived, these people for whom you could be a voice for. Sorry if I am boring you, if you care to, please follow me Ruby.
RubyCantu Premium
Thank you so much. I have though about writing a book about my experiences. We shall see. I think after a body dies theres continuity. My patients claim to see their family members in the room with open arms.
Melmichelle Premium
What a great story. I have met a few at the end of their lives too, as a caregiver, but I have only seen regrets, it is sad. It took me until my 40's to learn it doesn't matter what others think. I have found that very freeing.
Wishing you the best here,
RubyCantu Premium
Thank you. Life's about adventure.
Keisi Premium
Hola Ruby!

Welcome to Wealthy Affiliate. Thank you for adding me to your network and I have also added you to mine.

All the best wishes for a speedy accomplishment of your hopes and dreams right here at WAU! You made the right choice to learn from the Best of the Best.

RubyCantu Premium
Thank you so much
Keisi Premium
You're welcome, Rubie!

Best regards,

JackieSmith Premium
Welcome to Wealthy Affiliate Ruby!

I'm glad you're on this journey with us!

Just want to say 'Thanks' for all you do as a nurse.
The same thing is happening here in the UK on how they set priorities - not so much with the patient in mind - and many nurses are now leaving the profession.

Nurses do not get much recognition and they do so much for us.

Wishing you success as you begin your online journey.

Best wishes!
RubyCantu Premium
Thank you so much. I can't bear to see anymore that to these corporations profits come first. In the internet community there are so many that want help for living a better life.

Thank you for the kind words.

Would love to connect with you more.
JackieSmith Premium
You're welcome Ruby.

We've followed each other so I'll watch out for you.

All the best with your online journey.
Kyle Premium
I hope things are going well. I know you are getting rolling within the training and there is ONE thing that always tends to confuse people and that is "what is my niche?".

I know, same thing happened to me when I started.

I just wanted to reach out and let you know that I am here if you ever want to run any niche "ideas" by me or you have any questions about finding your niche.

Get back to me when you get the chance! :)
Godwithme Premium
I have a passion for music education and affilliate marketing, can i make both my niche?
rusik77 Premium
Hello! My congratulations!
I see you became Premium. It really worth it. I’m with WA for several months and I can assure you this is the greatest community with strong and productive training. I’ve learned a lot and I’m moving forward toward my goal.
Wish you the best. May you succeed with your online ventures.
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RubyCantu Premium
Thanks for the warm welcome. : )
AffilateMAN Premium
You are very welcome dear Ruby, You deserve more than that!
Enjoy your stay
Have agreat day
ericcantu Premium
Welcome to your Wealthy Affiliate free starter account Ruby!

The beginning of the year during the first quarter (Jan-Mar) is a great time to find WA. I just got back from the Super Affiliate conference in Las Vegas with Kyle, Carson, and several other Wealthy Affiliate leaders and there are so many awesome features coming to the WA platform in 2018. It really is a great time to be joining!

The green tab on the left is where you start and where you can check out this awesome training.

The great news is you're not alone here at WA. I'm 100% available to you to help you in every way I can. Kyle is a great teacher and awesome at explaining new concepts and lessons, but I'm here to help fill any gaps and answer any questions you may have, so don't hesitate to ask me anything.

I'm active here daily, and I always respond to my referral's messages. I chime in on the live chat a few times a day too, so if you see me in there answering questions be sure to say hi!

In the meantime start this training and get acclimated with all the incredible tools you'll have at your disposal. It really is a great community to be a part of.

If you’d like, check out my profile and leave me a message telling me what brought you here. https://my.wealthyaffiliate.com/ericcantu

Welcome aboard, Ruby! :)
RubyCantu Premium
Thank you cousin. Looking forward to learning and growing and meeting new people in the community.
ericcantu Premium
Hey you're here! I think you're gonna be just like me, Ruby. You're gonna see how all the previous training and mentorship you've had from other resources is going to come together for you right here. Think of this community as a college course you're taking. It's really eye opening. I love it. And as always I'm right here for you whenever you need anything.

Welcome aboard, prima!
RubyCantu Premium
Appreciate cuz. Looking forward to it.