From the author of Tickle Your Soul another generous helping of friendly, smart, upbeat counsel on the powerful benefits of a positive outlook. Filled with the wisdom and humor of positive living. Its little stories and encouragements will make you realize how totally blessed you are and how to live in that positve present moment in God's glorious world.
By popular demand, the best-selling author of Tickle Your Soul serves up another generous helping of friendly, smart, upbeat counsel on the powerful benefits of a positive viewpoint. In Live, Laugh, and Be Blessed: Finding Humor and Holiness in Everyday Moments Anne Bryan Smollin says that finding joy in life and grasping its beauty is not hard. It is a choice we make, one that leaves us more in touch, more aware, and more eager to share life with others. She shows us that while difficulty, stress, and sorrow will always be a part of life, a positive attitudeand a healthy dose of good humorwill help us live each moment, both good and bad, more fully.
Anne Bryan Smollin, C.S.J., is an international lecturer on wellness and spirituality. Her dynamic public speaking style and natural gift for entertaining have sent her far from her Albany, New York, home base to lecture on humor and its effect on wellness, aging, spirituality and stress. A Sister of St. Joseph, Smollin has a bachelors degree in education and a masters degree in counseling, as well as a doctorate in counseling psychology from Walden University in Naples, Florida. She became the first elementary school guidance counselor in Albany, New York, working on early intervention with the schools students, parents, and teachers. In 1975, Smollin set out on the road to bring her message to even more people. As an educational coordinator for an Albany Consultation Center, Smollin presented parental effectiveness training workshops along the East Coast. She also worked as an adjunct professor for six colleges and institutes, teaching courses on humor as a tool to communicate and as a method in stress management. Smollin serves as the executive director of the Counseling for Laity center in Albany, which offers guidance for married couples, families, adults, and adolescents.
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