ELLEN SUE STERN is the author of twenty books, translated to fourteen languages, published at Bantam, Dell, Poseiden Press, Simon & Schuster, Random House, TenSpeed/Celestial Arts/Tricycle Press, and Running Press. Her titles include Living With Loss: Meditations for Grieving Widows, I Will Not Forget You: Daily Meditations for Grieving Widows AND Widowers, Expecting Change: The Emotional Journey Through Pregnancy, The Indispensable Woman, Running on Empty: Meditations for Indispensable Women, Loving an Imperfect Man, He Just Doesn’t Get It, Meditations for Newlyweds, Reflections for Expectant Moms, Reflections for New Moms, Divorce is Not the End of the World: Zoe and Evan Stern’s Coping Guide for Kids with a little help from their Mom, Starting Over, Yawn; Bedtime Reading for Insomniacs, The Relationship Toolkit, Words of Inspiration for People with MS and Protect This Girl: Words of Inspiration from Girl to Girl (a mother/daughter collaboration). She is excited to begin her next work: On a Scale of 110: When Chronic Illness Hijacks Your Life. She is the President of Stern Literary Enterprises, Founder of Expecting Change Workshops, a celebrity ambassador for the NMSS (National MS Society), and has been a national spokesperson for Biogen and Bayer Pharmaceutical Companies. Thousands of people have attended her workshops and podcasts on relationships, work/life balance, pregnancy, parenting, chronic illness, overcoming adversity, and coping with the ups and downs of everyday life. ESS is a highly sought relationship expert and seasoned media presence who has been on Oprah, Montel Williams, Lifetime TV, and numerous other national and international media. Interviews, essays, and quotes can be found on Match.com, CNN.com, Sports Illustrated, Parenting Magazine, The Washington Post, The American Jewish World, WebMD, Marie Claire, American Baby Magazine, the Mumbai Mirror, Twitter, Tumblr, and hundreds of websites, blogs, and on-line publications. Drawing on her own life experiences as material, Stern has made a career out of meeting difficult life challenges through writing and speaking. Minneapolis is home. Heaven is anywhere sunny. She loves words, sleeps late, and believes that nothing is too good to be true.