Karen Salmansohn is an ex-Senior VP award winning ad writer/creative director (at age 27) who left her successful advertising career to pursue her passion of writing. She is now a best selling author and book packager with over 1 million books sold – known for writing and designing a new breed of books – “self help for people who would never be caught dead reading self help.” Or: “self help books you can give as a gift — and not get slapped, because they look kinda cool.” Some titles: How to Be Happy DammitEnough DammitThe Bounce Back BookBallsyEven God Is Single So Stop Giving Me A Hard Time – and many more. Journalists call Salmansohn “Deepak Chopra Meets Carrie Bradshaw” because of how she merges empowering psychology/philosophy tips with edgy humor and stylish graphics. Karen writes on a variety of happiness topics as a columnist for Oprah, Psychology Today, MSN, CNN, Yahoo, Huffingtonpost, Match, etc. Plus Karen’s own notsalmon.com website features her popular daily “Inspirational Flashcard Posters. Some cool people who have loved/hyped her books include: Tony Robbins, Jon Stewart, Madonna, Deepak Chopra, Arianna Huffington, Marissa Tomei, Peter Guber, Goldie Hawn, Gretchen Rubin, Tim Ferriss, Joan Rivers, Eminem  – and then some. She’s been written up in the NYTimes, Business Week, Chicago Tribune, LA Times, Philadelphia Inquirer, Time Magazine, Elle, Marie Claire, Fast Company, Cosmo, Self and more. She's hosted her own morning drivetime SIRIUS radio show - and been a guest expert on The Today Show, The View, and hundreds of morning shows across the country -– and was a regular lifestyle reporter for FOX TV.  Karen's famous and free BE HAPPY DAMMIT newsletter has garnered about 20,000 happy reader fans.