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Free Your Joy: The Twelve Keys to Sustainable Happiness by Lisa McCourt

Bestselling author and creator of Joy School Lisa McCourt outlines her unique formula for sustainable happiness, offering a year’s worth of activities, prompts, and techniques that raise your “joy setpoint” so you can cultivate authentic, lasting peace and fulfillment in your daily life.


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Lost and Broken: My Journey Back from Chronic Pain and Crippling Anxiety, Congressman Adam Smith

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The News Beat

Whole Mama Yoga by Alexandra DeSiato and Lauren Sacks, September 11, 2023

Whole Mama Yoga book encourages moms to lean on the practice throughout parenting.

Every stage of motherhood offers a variety of conflicting emotions. And parents may feel like they never have a second to catch their breath. But breathing — deeply, in and out — is part of the way Alexandra DeSiato and Lauren Sacks teach parents how to navigate those complicated feelings. The pair of yoga teachers from North Carolina wrote“Whole Mama Yoga: Meditation, Mantra and Movement for Pregnancy and Beyond offering yoga sequences for every stage of pregnancy, from pre-natal to post-partum.  … Read More

Up the Down Escalator by Lisa Doggett, M.D.

The Austin Chronicle, Daily News, September 5, 2023

From Provider to Patient: Lisa Doggett’s New Book Chronicles Her MS Journey

Austin author examines medicine, motherhood, and multiple sclerosis. She is the daughter of U.S. Congressman Lloyd Doggett and education advocate Libby Doggett, and she’s the mother of two daughters.  She is a family physician and has been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, an autoimmune condition that affects the spinal cord and central nervous system. She has completed two marathons and biked over 640 miles through participation in four MS 150 Bike Tours.  … Read More

Up the Down Escalator by Lisa Doggett, M.D.

Texas Today, August 15, 2023

A journey from Doctor to Patient, Wellness to Illness

In the heart of Texas, where the scorching sun gives way to legendary tales, resides a woman whose journey encapsulates the essence of humanity, the fragility of health, and the tenacity of the human spirit. Lisa Doggett, a native of Texas, has been a beacon of hope, understanding, and relentless pursuit for her patients and herself.  … Read More

Free Your Joy by Lisa McCourt

Bloom Tampa Bay, August 11, 2023

Turning a New Leaf: How to make sure your new leaf doesn’t look like your old one

The Founder of Joy School and Author of “Free Your Joy: The 12 Keys to Sustainable Happiness,” Lisa McCourt, joined Gayle Guyardo, the host of the global health and wellness show, Bloom, with tips on how to make sure your “new leaf” doesn’t look like your old one. … Read More

Lost and Broken by Congressman Adam Smith

The Washington Post, August 5, 2023

A congressman’s story of anxiety, pain and struggling to get help

It took me over six years to figure out the exact cause of these conditions and to find the right treatments — but thankfully I did.  … Read More

Street Smart Safety for Women by Joy Farrow and Laura Frombach KLAS Las Vegas, August 1, 2023

Life-saving tools for women from a retired Deputy Sheriff

With nearly 30 years of experience in law enforcement, Joy Farrow, a retired Deputy Sheriff, said enough was enough. “I was consistently seeing women put themselves in terrible situations; being attacked and handling the same calls over and over again.” She and another expert wrote Street Smart Safety, a book giving women all the tools to be persuasion-proof, listen to safety intuition, and not be “so darned nice.”  … Read More

Lost and Broken by Congressman Adam Smith

Newsweek, July 25, 2023

I’m a U.S. Congressman. I hid a big secret for a long time

I woke up one morning in early April of 2016 and seriously considered the possibility that I might never be able to get out of bed. Could I ever find the strength, courage, and focus to just get up?  … Read More

I’m Just Saying by Milan Kordestani, Tampa, April 20, 2023

Courteous Communication In A Divided World

Milan Kordestani, Founder and Author of I’m Just Saying: The Art of Civil Discourse: a Guide to Maintaining Courteous Communication in an Increasingly Divided World joins Gayle Guyardo the host of the nationally syndicated health and wellness show Bloom to talk about his book and what prompted him to write it.  … Read More

From Junkie to Judge by Mary Beth O’Connor

January 3, 2023

Dry January could be the kickstart you need in the new year. 

Taking a break from alcohol for a month could benefit your mental and physical health. She Recovers Foundation Director, Mary Beth O’Connor explains the importance of “going dry” and shares her own journey from addiction to becoming a Federal Judge.  Watch the video

The Anxiety Audit by Lynn Lyons

Lynn Lyons, November 28, 2022

The Question Every Anxious Person Needs to Ask Themselves 

Is your coping strategy self-care or self-medication?  Read More

The Anxiety Audit by Lynn Lyons

GMA (Good Morning America), October 24, 2022

How families can deal with and break patterns of anxiety.

Psychotherapist Lynn Lyons is out with the new book, “The Anxiety Audit,” and parenting expert Rachel Simmons will share tips for parents to model how to manage anxiety. … Read More

Chase the Bears by Ric Keller

Staff Report, Oct 14 2022, The Oklahoma City Sentinel

Ric Keller learned to ‘Chase the Bears’. Now he says to Forget the Critics: Pinpoint Your Gifts, Set Goals and Make Them Happen

Orlando, Florida — Former Congressman Ric Keller learned a valuable lesson from his four years in pre-med: that he didn’t like the sight of blood. “In terms of my gifts, I knew I loved public speaking, that I could take complicated things and communicate them in a way that is easy to understand, and that I loved using humor to relax people and build rapport,” Keller writes in his new book, ‘Chase the Bears: Little Things to Achieve Big Dreams.’ Logic told him to continue on to medical school. Intuition tugged him toward law and politics. … Read More

Be The One You Need by Sophia A. Nelson

Sophia A. Nelson, June 7, 2022,

What I Learned Taking Care of Everyone But Me

Sophia shares her Covid-era struggles and the three life-changing questions every woman must ask herself. … Read More

Nourish by Reshma Shah and Brenda Davis

Houston Family Magazine, January 20, 2021

5 Easy Steps to Shift Your Family Towards a More Plant-Centered Diet

For some families, the thought of moving towards a more plant-centered might feel overwhelming if not impossible. Whether it’s picky eaters, busy schedules, or limited resources, many factors can get in the way. … Read More

Fighting Infertility by Samantha Busch

Tricia Despres, December 10, 2020

Samantha Busch Feared Marriage to Kyle Busch ‘Wasn’t Going to Make It’ During Infertility Struggles 

“We were fighting every single day about everything.”  Read More

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