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From Chicken Soup for the Soul: Say Goodbye to Stress


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Dr. Jeff Brown is an Instructor in the Department of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School where he’s been on faculty for over a decade. Dr. Brown is a Clinical Associate at McLean Hospital, the largest psychiatric affiliate of Harvard Medical School. He is board certified by the American Board of Professional Psychology in both Clinical Psychology and Cognitive & Behavioral Psychology. Additionally, he is a member of the United States Olympic Committee’s Registry of Psychologists, is the medical team psychologist for the Boston Marathon, and serves on Runner’s World magazine’s scientific advisory board. In 2010, Dr. Brown received an honorary doctorate from the University of Central Missouri for his professional contributions to psychology and science.

Dr. Brown is the author or coauthor of two books including the bestselling title The Winner’s Brain: 8 Strategies Great Minds Use to Achieve Success (DaCapo, 2010) and The Competitive Edge: How to Win Every Time You Compete (Tyndale, 2007). His next book, Chicken Soup for the Soul: Think Positive for Great Health, will be published in September 2012. He has also authored academic book chapters and journal articles. His witty and indispensable messages are frequently heard by audiences at conferences and events across the globe. When he’s not writing or seeing clients in his office, you will find him working out at the gym, fishing or biking, or enjoying breakfast with his family at their neighborhood diner. Visit his interactive website for timely and practical resources at

Liz Neporent is a health, fitness and medical writer who has written more than 15 books including the bestsellers The Winner’s Brain: 8 Strategies Great Minds Use to Achieve Success and Weight Training for Dummies. She is a regular contributor to dozens of websites, publications and national media outlets. She is on the emeritus board of directors and a national spokes-person for the American Council on Exercise and the fitness and social media advisor for The Hudson Valley Women’s Health Initiative, a charitable organization dedicated to educating people about medical, health and fitness issues. She lives in New York City with her husband Jay and daughter Skylar. Follow her on [email protected] or check out her website

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