Choosing Happiness

Choosing Happiness

by Lizzie Velasquez

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Overview

Choosing Happiness by Lizzie Velasquez

Lizzie Velasquez recently graduated from Texas State University in San Marcos with a degree in communications. She is one of only three known people in the world with a medical syndrome that doesn’t allow her to gain weight or create muscle. Lizzie, an author of three books, has appeared as a motivational speaker at more than 200 workshops. Her story has been featured in national and international media, including The Today Show, Inside Edition, Katie Couric, Dr. Drew, Australia’s Sunday Night, and Germany’s Explosiv.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780764824883
Publisher: Liguori Publications
Publication date: 08/01/2014
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author


Lizzie Velasquez recently graduated from Texas State University in San Marcos with a degree in communications. She is one of only three known people in the world with a medical syndrome that doesn’t allow her to gain weight or create muscle. Lizzie, an author of three books, has appeared as a motivational speaker at more than 200 workshops. Her story has been featured in national and international media, including The Today Show, Inside Edition, Katie Couric, The View, Dr. Drew, Australia’s Sunday Night, and Germany’s Explosiv.

Table of Contents

Foreword Alexis Whitney Jones viii

Introduction xi

Chapter 1 Growing Up-Finding Joy in the Journey 15

Chapter 2 Life as a Motivational Speaker-Inspiring Change 35

Photo Section 49

Chapter 3 Bullying-How Do You Define Yourself? 69

Chapter 4 Friendships and Relationship-Waiting for the Right One(s) 87

Chapter 5 Inspiration-Choosing to Be Happy 107

Conclusion 123

Resources 126

Online Communities and Inspiration 127

About the Author 128

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