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AH!2016 Speaker Profile: Polly Campbell


After last year’s Activating Happy (AH!) event, we received numerous emails from people who had heard about AH! but were unable to attend. One of those individuals was Polly Campbell, human potential author, speaker and all around awesome person.  In fact, Polly’s newest book is titled, “How to Live an Awesome Life.”

We met and barely took a breath between words as we passionately talked about the science that proves we can rewire our brain for a more fulfilling, joyful life.

For over a decade, Polly has interviewed well-known neuroscientists, doctors, and researchers gathering the latest brain science break-throughs from these experts. Her life-long mission is to share proven, practical techniques to help us find peace in the messiness of life and she does it with her unique, light-hearted humor. 

She’s fun, funny and has endured her own life struggles from a diagnosis of juvenile arthritis at three years old to cancer after the birth of her daughter. Though she allows herself to feel angry, frustrated and even afraid at times, she also knows how to get out of a funk quickly by taking time to savor small moments.  She will share some of these life-changing techniques with us at Activating Happy in November.

As Polly would say, “Savor this moment, because somewhere inside it holds happy.”

AH!2016 - November 5, 2016

Lakewood Center For The Arts - Lake Oswego