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Elizabeth Bryan

Elizabeth Bryan:
" It’s Not What Happens, it’s how you Heal with it!”

Elizabeth Bryan is a nationally recognized author, artist and speaker. She is the Co-Author of Chicken Soup for the Soul: Count Your Blessings, and Soul Models: Inspiring Stories of Courage and Compassion. Her life’s mission is promoting compassion and gratitude through all things creative.

Elizabeth shares her personal journey through a challenging divorce in order to help other women get through it with far less pain and financial hardship. She is a volunteer speaker at WIFE.org’s nationally acclaimed workshop, “Second Saturday: What Women Need to Know about Divorce" and is a regular speaker on the spa and lecture circuit. She lives in Southern California with her husband, teenage son, 4 cats and 2 dogs. To learn more, visit www.ElizabethBryanStudio.com and www.SoulModels.net.

Second Saturday Divorce Workshop Goes National

Second Saturday Divorce Workshops

Here at WIFE.org, we’ll think back on spring of 2014 as a time of amazing growth – our Second Saturday Divorce workshop expansion has been going gangbusters, with new workshops sprouting up around the country. Ginita has done a beyond phenomenal job putting together twenty-five years of tried and true materials to share with our […]

The Joy Team

The Joy Team

To me, April means the true beginning of spring – flowers catch my eye, the weather really starts to turn, and people just seem happier. This month, we are celebrating that feeling by sharing Michele McKeag Larsen, and her non-profit, The Joy Team. The Joy Team has a simple premise:  spreading joy, optimism and inspiration […]

Money, Mind and Spirit Money Club in San Diego

I visited the San Diego Credit Union in Encinitas, where I will be hosting the WIFE sponsored Money Club. Money Clubs are yet another brilliant program created by Candace and Ginita to help empower women financially. As Candace says, the are free, non-fattening and fun and a great way for women to learn about the […]

Living Apart Together

Separate and Together

Today, my husband of almost seven years is packing to move out. We loved it when we lived in different states and saw each other two weeks a month.  Living together full time with two dogs, four cats that don’t get along and an ever-starving teenage son has literally put us in different states – […]

Money Clubs…Free, Non-fattening and Fun!

Chocolate Money

I had a very inspiring day talking to all of the women and groups around the country who have been using Money Clubs, the educational curriculum developed by Candace and Ginita almost twelve years ago.  From getting out of debt to budgeting, saving to retirement and everything in between, the free information and resources they […]

Parlez-Vous Financial Planning?

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Women rule financially, but men rule where we get our advice about investing. The fact is that women control 52% of the wealth in our nation, and will control a full two-thirds in the next decade. This is amazing news – except for the fact that 85% of advisors are male, and many are not […]

Women’s Wellness Journey

Elizabeth Bryan

Need time to explore and restore? I am excited to share the first EVER “Women’s Wellness Journey” at beautiful Spa Ojai, October 6th – 9th.  WIFE co-founder and brilliant wealth expert Candace Bahr and I came up with an innovative (and proprietary) M.A.P. Process.  M.A.P. stands for Mindset, Abundance and Purpose – the three key […]

A Man is Not a Financial Plan: Elizabeth’s Story

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Okay – I absolutely never set out to find some wealthy guy to provide for me.  In fact, if you ask my mother, you’ll hear about the tattooed biker, the penniless musician and the art teacher who pretty much lived in his van (did I just admit that??) Falling head over heels in love with […]

Today’s 5 minute Small Step: Is this the best use of my thoughts of right now?

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The first small step we shared was constantly asking yourself, “Is this the best use of my time?”  That led me to ask this question throughout the day:  Is this the best use of my thoughts right now?  The mind averages sixty thousand thoughts per day, and some experts estimate that 80% of these are […]

How I Found Financial Redemption through WIFE.org

A Man is Not a Financial Plan

… and How You Can Too! A Man is NOT a Financial Plan   I’m Elizabeth Bryan – I didn’t coin the phrase “A Man is Not a Financial Plan,” (WIFE co-founders Candace Bahr and Ginita Wall so wisely did) but I’m about to tell you why you should pay attention to those words – […]