Karen Salmansohn left a job as senior VP and advertising creative director, at the tender age of 26, to pursue writing and is now a best selling author with over 1 million books sold. She is the author of How to be Happy, Dammit; Enough, Dammit and Ballsy: 99 Ways To Score Extreme Success. Her newest is The Bounce Back Book: How to Thrive in the Face of Adversity, Setbacks, and Losses - which is about to go into a 7th printing. Her articles appear regularly on Oprah.com, Huffingtonpost.com, CNN.com, and then some. She's been on The Today Show, The View, Fox And Friends, CNN, CNBC, CBS, WPIX - and was the host of a popular Sirius Radio show called Be Happy Dammit - 5 mornings a week, 8am to 9am, where she interviewed celebrities and experts on how to live a happy, fulfilling life - no matter what one's challenges. Her personal goal is to stir things up...wake up sleepy minds hearts and spirits - and to help people live their highest potential lives! Altogether she has 29 books, 5 TV development deals, 2 film deals - and one perfume. Phew is she exhausted! Her site is www.notsalmon.com - where you can read her daily uplifting blog, where she shares her daily Set Your Intention For The Day morning post and regular Happiness Tips For Busy People. Or sign up for her famed and popular Be Happy Dammit newsletter - and join a crowd of about 20,000 happy members.
A bad breakup. A serious illness. The loss of a job. Life has a habit of throwing curveballs. To which Salmansohn says: "When life throws you curveballs, hit them out of the park," and tells readers how in this blog and The Bounce Back Book - which has a symbolic red rubber cover, and inside tips on how to thrive in the face of adversity, divorce, bankruptcy, assaults, illness, miscarriage, death, layoffs, slander, etc. Her book's been praised by Tony Robbins, Gretchen Rubin, Peter Guber, Tim Ferriss etc - and is about to go into a 7th printing.