Tell us about yourself and how many books you have written.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Cynthia L. Dougherty, Ph.D.
Cynthia has been in the “Helping” business for over two decades.
Her all-embracing wisdom comes from her training as a Wellness and Life Coach, a Certified Meditation Teacher, and a Certified School Psychologist. Cynthia also holds a Ph.D. in Human and Child Development, a Master’s degree in Family Therapy and a Certificate in Neuropsychology.
Cynthia has practiced in a wide variety of settings including a clinical practice, schools, hospitals and major corporations. Cynthia now combines her psychology and therapy training with her love and passion and for neuroscience and mindfulness.
Cynthia believes that bringing mindfulness into your life both personally and in business will help you optimize your ability to create and live a happy, joyous and fulfilling life.
Awareness is the foundation of who we are and what we do and is the key to self-knowledge, transformation and being able to not just survive in the stressful world we live in, but to really thrive!
Cynthia helps people reduce their stress by teaching them how their brain operates and then showing them how to re-wire their brains using simple mind tools.
Cynthia enjoys coaching people in using mind tools to live a more fulfilling, happier and less fear-driven life.
You can reach Cynthia at her website: www.gratefulpeaceofmind.com
What is the name of your latest book and what inspired it?
Lost Found & Rewired. Mind Tools to shift you from stressed and frazzled to calm and vital.
It my journey using mindfulness and mind tools through a lifetime of challenges.
Do you have any unusual writing habits?
I like to write near water. I wear my favorite pink robe and eat lots of snacks!
What authors, or books have influenced you?
Deekpak Chopra, Carolyn Myss, Wayne Dyer, Malcom Gladwell, Jay Samit, and Jon Kabat-Zinn.
What are you working on now?
I am working on Corporate trainings, Motivational Speeches and a new Book, a Guide to MindPowerment.
What is your best method or website when it comes to promoting your books?
Facebook, cynthia dougherty
LinkedIn: Cynthia Dougherty,Ph.D.
Do you have any advice for new authors?
Write everyday, even when you just don’t feel like it.
What is the best advice you have ever heard?
Fear is an indicator of which direction not to go! Challenges will disrupt you and take you to a better place, even when it’s difficult to see.
What are you reading now?
social media and marketing books.
What’s next for you as a writer?
Tv show, radio, corporate work. And writing the next book which is a hands on guide to MindPowerment.
If you were going to be stranded on a desert island and allowed to take 3 or 4 books with you what books would you bring?
one book from Deepak, a book on desert cooking, wayne dyer and manifestations and my book on mindfulness.
Author Websites and Profiles
Cynthia Dougherty Website