Chelli Wolford spent most of her professional life surrounded by men – brilliant men with big personalities. She attended the United States Naval Academy for college, worked in the wireless industry for over a decade (the youngest and only female channel manager) and most recently spent the last 7 years being the business strategist for international superstar, Pitbull.
Welby O-Brien may be a nationally sought-after conference speaker and guest lecturer for groups and leadership training. And an expert on practical advice, including divorce, grief and PTSD. But what sets her apart is that she has lived it herself, researched it, and shares it all with hungry hearts. Impassioned with encouragement, Welby has been touching many with help and hope.
Gabriella van Rij has been seen by millions on Dr. Phil, ABC, CBS, NBC, and FOX. She is an acclaimed author of three books. With All My Might is her mesmerizing memoir of one of the first cross-cultural adoptions. I Can Find My Might is part self-help, part practical resource for students, parents, and educators that captures Gabriella’s personal experience, creating a boots-on-the-ground approach to bullying and self-acceptance that is nothing short of magical.
Rev. Matthew Crebbin has been a Senior Minister at Newtown Congregational Church since 2007. Since the events at Sandy Hook Elementary School on December 14, 2012, Rev. Crebbin has worked with a broad coalition of faith leaders to built burgess of understanding and compassion between diverse communities affected by trauma.
Formerly an esteemed member of the Mayo Clinic’s Division of Rheumatology, Dr. Nisha Manek is an internationally recognized leader in the field of Integrative Medicine. Dr. Manek is also a protégé of Dr. William A. Tiller and a student of the theoretical and practical applications of Tillerian physics.
Dr. Cynthia Howard, a pioneer of the resilient mindset, works with professionals and organizations to get more done by doing less. She is the author of The Resilient Leader Mindset Makeover, and researched engagement and stress while pursuing her doctorate. A Green Belt in Lean Sigma, Cynthia focuses on value-driven solutions. You can read more about Dr. Howard by visiting her website at www.eileadership.org
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a stereotype our culture often projects onto soldiers and veterans. But like all stereotypes it falls short. PTSD does not belong to one group of people and it is far more complex than often portrayed by the media. PTSD is caused from being exposed to trauma. This can include, but […]
Monica Reents is a poet, writer, wife, and mother living with chronic pain due to syringomyelia, syringobulbia, Chiari malformation, and fibromyalgia. Her blog, My Chronic Happiness is where she shares what it is like to live within the realm of chronic illness, sharing stories of her life, as well as, my journey into becoming an author. I am also writing a series of articles about syringomyelia and my life with this disease.
Fran Pitre hit a time in her life when her ability to cope with the normal challenges of every day was weakening. As a mother of three sets of twins and author of the book TwinsX3 Fran describes in detail the joys and stresses of raising six children.