I know what it feels like to endure family health challenges and the cost of dreams deferred. Part of my story begins in the summer of 1999, when I had an epiphany that confirmed my life purpose: To inspire others to live more fulfilling lives. At the time I owned my own public relations firm, and was doing quite well, but I just wasn’t passionate about my work. So I put my fears aside and I took a leap of faith to pursue my dream and my passion. That transformation led me to write twelve books, including Successful Women Think Differently, and What’s Really Holding You Back? Success Magazine named Why Not You? one of the “Top 25 Must-Read Success Books.” And, Happy Women Live Better: 13 Ways to Trigger Your Happiness Every Day helps women make intentional choices to increase their happiness on a daily basis. This is what I was called to do!