Patricia Bannan, M.S., R.D., is a Los Angeles-based registered dietitian specializing in nutrition and health communications. She develops news segments for television stations, writes articles for magazines, and serves as a consultant and a national nutrition spokesperson. She is the author of Eat Right When Time Is Tight: 150 Slim-Down Strategies and No-Cook Food Fixes and given ongoing book interest is developing corporate wellness programs focused on optimizing nutrition for peak workplace performance. Patricia has conducted more than 1,000 media interviews over the past decade, including guest appearances on The TODAY Show, The Doctors, ABC News, Fox News Channel and CNN. She has written for and been interviewed by such leading magazines as O, The Oprah Magazine, People, Self, Shape, Glamour, Parenting, and Redbook and has worked as health reporter and producer for CNN.
Brett Blumenthal is founder of SheerBalance.com and bestselling author of 52 Small Changes: One Year to a Happier, Healthier You and Get Real and STOP Dieting!. Her next book, A Whole New You: Six Steps to Ignite Change for Your Best Life will be released January 2, 2012. She regularly speaks on topics of health and wellbeing, and personal change, and her writing is regularly featured on popular sites including: Huffington Post, Yahoo! and Intent.
Lori Deschene, founder of Tiny Buddha and author of Tiny Buddha: Simple Wisdom for Life's Hard Questions and the Tiny Wisdom eBook Series. She started tinybuddha.com as a community blog in the fall of 2009 (nearly 2M views/mo), after tweeting quotes through @tinybuddha for more than a year (300K+ followers). Tiny Buddha also has a robust presence on Facebook and Google+ (500K+ followers). Lori's work has appeared in Tricycle: The Buddhist Review and Shambhala Sun, and she has also contributed more than 100 articles on self-esteem and well-being to nationally distributed 'tween publications.
Keri Gans, MS, RD, CDN, is a Registered Dietitian, Spokesperson and Media Personality with a private practice in New York City. She is the author of The Small Change Diet, a Past-Spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and a Past-President of The New York State Dietetic Association. Beyond her own practice, Keri writes a weekly blog on U.S. News' Eat + Run and is frequently quoted in local and national publications, such as Glamour, Fitness, Shape, Self, Women's Health, and Health. Keri has made several television appearances including, EXTRA, The Dr. Oz Show, ABC News, WPIX11 Morning Show, Primetime, and Good Morning America and is regularly on radio shows such as Sirius/XM Satellite Radio's Dr. Radio, The Joan Hamburg Show and Martha Stewart Living.
M. J. Ryan is one of the creators of the New York Times bestselling Random Acts of Kindness series and the author of The Happiness Makeover (nominated for the 2005 Books for Better Living award in the Motivational category), Attitudes of Gratitude, The Power of Patience, Trusting Yourself, The Giving Heart, and 365 Health and Happiness Boosters, among other titles. As an executive coach and personal change expert, she is a member of the International Coaching Federation, is a contributing editor to Health and Good Housekeeping and has appeared on "The Today Show," CNN, and hundreds of radio programs. Articles on her work have appeared in over 1000 newspaper and magazines, including The New York Times, USA Today, Wall St. Journal, Health, Family Circle, Ladies Home Journal, Town and Country, Cosmopolitan and Yoga Journal.
Brian Johnson leads the team as the Philosopher + CEO of en*theos. He created Philosophers Notes, wrote a little book called A Philosopher's Notes, has a monthly "Big Ideas" column in Experience Life magazine and was featured in the documentary Finding Joe. In his past lives, Brian raised $8 million to finance the creation of eteamz + Zaadz after graduating Phi Beta Kappa from UCLA (where he studied Psychology + Business). [Media Mrkt: Orange County, CA].
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